Threat Assessment: Behaviors and Communications of Concern

Course # 0139

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide information concerning threat assessment of potential violent incidents and ways to prevent them.

Description

This 1 hour continuing education course examines how to assess for threat of potentially violent incidents and methods to reduce or eliminate them. The course examines violent attacks, pathways to attacks or violent incidents, and behaviors and communications of concern related to such attacks. It also reviews goals of intervention, threat assessment and risk management. The course ends by discussing prevention of violent attacks.

Learning Objectives

  1. 1. Review and understand violent attacks
  2. 2. Review pathways to attacks or violent incidents
  3. 3. List behaviors and communications of concern
  4. 4. Review the goals of intervention, threat assessment and risk management
  5. 5. Discuss prevention of violent attacks

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Nurses Social Workers

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