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Assessing Risk of Violence with Dr. Nancy Zarse – Kansas City, MO
December 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST$60
Course Title: Assessing Risk of Violence with Dr. Nancy Zarse
Date/Time: December 14, 2018, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Kansas City Missouri Police Traffic Division 9701 Marion Park Dr. Kansas City, MO 64137
Dr. Nancy Zarse is a forensic psychologist and full professor in the Forensic Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is lead faculty for Violence & Risk Assessment, Psychology of Terrorism, Hostage Negotiation, Psychology of Law Enforcement, and the Evaluation & Treatment of the Adult Offender.
She was appointed Sector Chief of Academia for the FBI’s InfraGard (private sector counterterrorism). Dr. Zarse serves as consultant to the FBI’s Countering Violent Extremism section, with Secret Clearance.
Dr. Zarse has provided expert commentary on forensic issues in media interviews, including CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, Forbes Magazine, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune. She has been featured in documentaries, such as White Supremacy: Going Under; Kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard; and Crime on Campus.
This course describes violence risk assessment, which applies equally to mass casualty violence, school violence, and terrorism. Since there is no profile for a shooter, participants will learn to base their assessments on behavior. Risk factors and warning signs of violence will be discussed, as well as signs of escalation and protective factors.
This course is open to all members of law enforcement and corrections, mental health professionals, crisis negotiators, and chaplains supporting law enforcement operations. This course is POST approved for 6 hours of Continuing Law Enforcement .