Violence

Jan
24

APA-ABA National Conference: Confronting Family and Community Violence (May 1 – 3, 2014)

The American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) are co-hosting a National Conference on Confronting Family and Community Violence from May 1-3 , 2014 in Washington, DC. Confronting Family and Community Violence APA and ABA are joining together to co-sponsor this continuing education national conference, addressing the broad range of issues related […]

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Dec
20

Changes in Dynamic Risk Factors Predict Short-Term Institutional Violence

Changes in dynamic risk factors predict short-term institutional violence, even after controlling for static risk factors. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Law and […]

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Nov
15

Are You Using Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment?

Oxford University Press has published a book series entitled Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment. This series has made a significant impact on the field of forensic psychology by offering concise, empirically based information regarding best practices for forensic assessment in a variety of areas. The series consists of 20 books, each written by […]

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Nov
01

Violence Risk Assessment and Management Workshop for Post-Secondary Institutions

This 5-day Violence Risk Assessment & Management Workshop is being presented by ProActive ReSolutions between January 27-31, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. About the Workshop Violence in post-secondary institutions is a serious problem that has gained a great deal of attention over the last decade partly as a consequence of tragic cases involving students, staff, […]

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Oct
11

Psychopathy NOT Predictive of Violence in Latino Americans

The power of psychopathy to predict violence may vary by ethnic group. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Law and Human Behavior | 2013, […]

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