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Enhanced Violence Assessment and Management

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CPE Credits
11 - 12 April 2016
Hyatt French Quarter
New Orleans, LA, UNITED STATES
 

Core assessment and resolution principles are universal
             …regardless of culture or geography  

Violence risk assessment and management is a specialized form of risk assessment focusing on quantifying the potential risk of physical violence between human beings. 

Gain a clear understanding of how individuals decide to act violently toward others. Benefit from a practical, proven methodology that assesses the behavior of these perpetrators and directs them away from violence and toward specific targets. The focus is on practical case assessment and management regardless of the environment or elements of a case—whether domestic violence, school violence, workplace violence, or domestic terrorism.  

Registration Fees

 Immediate Benefits

  • Enhance your overall awareness of the costly impact of workplace violence
  • Practice a direct, state-of-the-art method for violence assessment
  • Identify behaviors of concern
  • Understand the critical case facts for violence assessment and find out how to obtain them
  • Learn the distinction between an active shooter and a hostage incident
  • Meet your "duty of care" responsibilities to your employees by preparing them for this dreadful possibility and by integrating appropriate guideance into your overall violence prevention program.

 Program Overview

​Neurophysiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Foundations of Violence
It is important to understand the development of violent thoughts and how they lead to action because this knowledge provides a powerful perspective that energizes accurate assessments by providing an information-gathering nexus to focus on. It also enhances meaningful interventions that can be based in real-life behavioral dynamics, not wishful thinking.

Information Gathering and Analysis

Benefit from an intense but practical model for information gathering that is behaviorally important and includes specific information sources—those routinely checked, as well as applicable public and restricted government records. The legal concerns surrounding information gathering during assessment are addressed—a key consideration if that information is to be effectively used and/or transmitted.


Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing

Enhanced cognitive interviewing is a powerful, proven methodology developed in the criminal justice arena for obtaining high quality, accurate information from witnesses, victims, and other important sources. Benefit from a special section on interviewing individuals who may have some form of mental illness or emotional disturbance, as these individuals are often involved in violence risk assessment cases.

Use of
Assessment Tools for Enhanced Violence Assessment
Advanced violence assessment requires the use of objective assessment tools to guide and inform the assessment process and provide a way to anchor, expand, and document behavioral hypotheses. Explore in-depth one particular well-established tool especially useful in a wide range of organization-based cases, and leave with the ability to use it effectively.

Effective Intervention Methods
While some interventions are best used in a certain order, others can be effectively used in parallel with other actions. For the safety of those being protected, it is critical the assessors know the difference. Examine a variety of options, their uses, and how they can be applied in the violence management process to provide the maximum effect.

Bonus

Price includes your personal copy of Mr. Cawood’s book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner’s Handbook, Second Edition—a $101 value!

 Hours, Fees, & Hotels

Registration Hours
April 11: 7:00–8:00 am

Program Hours

8:00 am–5:00 pm
 
Inclusive
Fees include daily continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and a networking reception.
 
Exclusive
Hotel costs are not included.
Fees 
 
Early-bird
2/13
After
2/13
Member
$   825
$  925
Nonmember
$1,125
$1,225


 

Hotel
Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $185 single/double (plus tax). It will be honored until the room block is full or March 21, 2016.

Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA  70112
+1.888.421.1442
+1.504.586.0800

 Discounts

Team Discount:
Receive a 10% discount when three to five attendees register from the same organization, 15% for six or more. Email asis@asisonline.org for details.

Certification Discount:
ASIS members and nonmembers holding the distinction of CPP, PCI, and PSP receive a $25 discount per classroom program. This discount is automatically applied at checkout.

 Faculty

Dr James S Cawood, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • Dr James S Cawood, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • President
  • Factor One
  • San Leandro CA, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0
Session: Organizational Concerns
Session: The Grids
Session: Neuropsychological Basis of Violence
Session: Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing
Session: Practical Exercises

Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: NAME: James S. Cawood, Ph.D., CPP, CTM, PCI, PSP TITLE: President COMPANY: Factor One San Leandro, CA EDUCATION: Dr. Cawood is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, holds a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Northcentral University. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), Physical Security Professional (PSP), Certified Threat Manager (CTM), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Security Professional (CSP), Certified Professional Investigator (CPI), and a Certified International Investigator (CII). EXPERIENCE: Dr. Cawood has worked in the area of threat assessment and management, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, violence prevention, security analysis, and incident resolution for more than 25 years. He has successfully assessed and managed over 4500 violence related cases for federal and state government agencies, public and private corporations, and other business entities throughout North America. Dr. Cawood has also provided consultation and training to these same types of organizations on the design and implementation of threat assessment, violence risk assessment, and incident response protocols. PUBLICATIONS: Dr. Cawood has written articles and book chapters for various professional publications including Security Management magazine, was the original author of A Plan for Threat Management (Chapter 40) of the Protection of Assets Manual; and a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives (1998). He has also co-authored the book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003-the 2nd Edition having been published in January 2009; contributed to Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention, by Brian Van Brunt, Routledge, August 2012; and contributed a chapter on Threat Assessment and Management to Applied Crime Analysis:A Social Science Approach to Understanding Crime, Criminals, and Victims, by Wayne Petherick, July 2014.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Mr Michael Prodan
  • Mr Michael Prodan
  • West Columbia SC, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0
Session: Psychopaths and Investigations
Session: Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing