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October 2019

Specialized Violence – Self-Directed Violence

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Specialized Violence – Self-Directed Violence is presented by Dr. Brianne Layden. Suicidal self-directed violence occurs in nearly every country and causes substantial personal and societal burden. This webinar will review conceptual and definitional issues related to suicidal self-directed violence, with a focus on distinguishing this behaviour from non-suicidal self-injury. In addition, the nature of the problem will be discussed on a global scale, as well as within specific populations and settings. Currently, many professionals rely on unstructured…

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November 2019

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Forensic Mental Health and Legal Professionals

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Forensic Mental Health and Legal Professionals is presented by Dr. Jerrod Brown. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain is damaged by a blow or penetration from an external force. This could be the result of a range of events including a car accident, falling and hitting one’s head, or being violently shook or punched. Research suggests that TBI is over-represented in criminal justice, forensic mental…

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December 2019

Specialized Violence – Intersecting Risks

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Specialized Violence – Intersecting Risks is presented by Dr. Kevin Douglas. This webinar will focus on the nature of intersecting risks for violence perpetration, victimization, suicide-related behaviour, and self-harm. Often, when an individual is at risk for one of these adverse outcomes, he or she will be at risk for others as well. Common settings in which multiple intersecting risks occur include mental health, corrections, law enforcement, forensic, and workplace settings. These adverse outcomes are associated with…

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Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals is presented by Dr. Jerrod Brown. Theory of Mind (ToM) is the cognitive capacity of an individual to ascribe mental states (e.g., thoughts, beliefs, motivations, and emotions) to oneself as well as other individuals. Another important aspect of ToM is the ability to recognize that mental states can vary across individuals. In conjunction, these aspects of ToM are the…

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