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Violence and Mental Health: Opportunities for Prevention and Early Detection

About the Course:

This course focuses on identifying contributing factors to violent behaviors and effective interventions for addressing violent behaviors. The paper also addresses assessment, screening and prevention.

This course is based on the article, Violence and Mental Health: Opportunities for Prevention and Early Detection created by National Academy of Sciences in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Author

National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The NAS is committed to furthering science in America, and its members are active contributors to the international scientific community. Approximately 500 current and deceased members of the NAS have won Nobel Prizes, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, founded in 1914, is today one of the premier international journals publishing the results of original research.

National Academy of Sciences authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To identify individual/cultural/sociological factors that may increase/modify the risk of violence

  2. To identify current institutional problems and factors in addressing the risk of violence

  3. To describe several issues and options for treatment of behavioral health factors for violence

Course Material

References begin on page 75.

Course Material

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Course Number 102685
4 credit hours
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