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Articles, videos and resources on violence prevention from experts in the field of mental health.

The Making of a Murderer

Years ago, when I was in the process of creating a violence assessment scale, I visited a series of high-security prisons to interview men found guilty of murder and other violent crimes. As I sat down with each inmate, the ...

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Understanding and Preventing Violence

A Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone – This Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone explores the many causes of violence. What are some of the psychological roots of violent behavior? How can we understand violence as it occurs in our society? ...

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Understanding and Effectively Treating Violence

A CE Webinar with Dr. James Gilligan – This Webinar will summarize a theory of the causes and prevention of violent behavior, meaning the infliction of injury, especially lethal or life-threatening injury, on a person by a person. The topics discussed will ...

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Understanding and Assessing Violence

A CE Webinar with Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. –  The prodigious rates of violence in our country establish a need for an understanding and accurate assessment of violence risk. This Webinar will address these concerns by providing participants with a developmental understanding ...

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