This webinar on Violence Risk/Threat Assessment Case Illustrations: Workplace is presented by Dr. Brianne Layden.
Case Illustrations are one of the most powerful ways to demonstrate the use of a tool for assessing and managing violence risk and how it can be implemented in practice. This webinar focuses on the use of the Guidelines for Stalking Assessment and Management (SAM) to assess and manage risk for stalking in the workplace. The case illustrations will highlight both promising practices and challenging issues related to the use of structured professional judgment guidelines in this sector (e.g., considering the definition of stalking and harassment, implementing tactics related to management strategies).
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About Dr. Brianne Layden
Dr. Brianne Layden obtained BA, MA, and PhD degrees in psychology at Simon Fraser University. She worked with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission of British Columbia, Canada, as a psychology assistant, and with the DBT Centre of Vancouver as a clinical extern from 2012 to 2016. She also worked as a Forensic Psychology Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School from 2017 to 2018.
In this position, she was responsible for conducting violence risk assessments and evaluations of criminal responsibility, competence to stand trial and need for psychiatric hospitalization. She currently works as a Threat Assessment Specialist at Protect International Risk and Safety Services Inc., and is the associate editor of Intelligence, an e-newsletter that keeps professionals up to date about recent advances in threat assessment around the globe through knowledge and experiences shared by leading experts.
Her expertise involves the assessment and management of self-directed violence and personality disorders, particularly borderline personality disorder, and intersecting risks (e.g., general and self-directed violence). She has provided training workshops and invited presentations for forensic mental health, law enforcement, corrections, security, victim services and higher education, and has co-authored over 50 articles and conference presentations. She is currently in the process of developing structured professional judgment tools for the assessment and management of self-directed violence for adults and youth.
Continuing Education Credit
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This webinar is appropriate for those new to the field of violence risk/threat assessment, as well as experienced professionals who are looking for an introduction to or refresher in the structured professional judgment approach to violence risk/threat assessment. Although the webinar focuses on cases based in the workplace, it is relevant to professionals working in diverse sectors.