U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Strategies in Assessing Risk for Violence in University Students & Case Studies in Assessing Risk for Violence in University Students University of Michigan 
Date: January 6, 2020
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Palmer Commons

  • Strategies in assessing risk for violence in university students. This 3-hour workshop describes a step-by-step strategy for assessing university student risk for violence, noting the many parallels between assessing "risk to others" and "risk to self." The workshop details an assessment strategy which integrates the use of clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral information in arriving at an assessment. The workshop distinguishes between individual student “risk assessment” versus situational “threat assessment” procedures in universities. The workshop is targeted to experienced and licensed mental health professionals, but mental health graduate students and trainees may also benefit.
  • Case studies in assessing risk for violence in university students.This 3-hour workshop illustrates a strategy for assessing university student risk of violence by reviewing actual case studies of students presenting with minimal, unclear, and significant risk for violence. The workshop also details the benefits and hazards of engaging in assessments of risk for violence. The workshop is targeted to experienced and licensed mental health professionals, but mental health graduate students and trainees may also benefit.

 

 

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  CAPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

For additional information or to request accommodations, please call Ann Scott at:  734.764.8312