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Violence Risk: How to think about high-risk behaviors & what can be done to manage them (Bronx TASC Mental Health Program)

  • Organization: The Bronx TASC Mental Health Court Program
  • Author: Charles Amrhein
  • Document Type: Training materials
  • Date Created: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
  • Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
  • Attachment(s): PPT

Presentation prepared by Charles Amrhein, PsyD , The Bronx TASC Mental Health Court Program for the "On the Front Lines" NYC Discharge Planning Conference, March 2010.

Workshop objectives:

  • Convey several principles of risk assessment & management
  • Shift thinking about violence from a personal trait to a behavior in context
  • Context is important in understanding violent & non-violent behaviors
  • The past predicts the future
  • How can we understand the past in order to improve prediction?
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