Advanced Threat Assessment Training for Higher Education: Issues and Practice
The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is pleased to announce two upcoming trainings titled "Advanced Threat Assessment Training for Higher Education: Issues and Practice"The trainings will be offered on Thursday March 29, 2012 at Radford College and on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at James City County Police Department, Williamsburg, VA. Both trainings will be offered from 9:00 AM t0 5:00 PM.
This advanced training will incorporate the use of both case studies and facilitated discussions regarding critical issues facing threat assessment teams to enhance each participant's case management skills and to foster continuing improvement of threat management processes. Attendees will participate actively in discussions and training activities, with significant opportunity to share expertise and resources with colleagues.
DCJS has collaborated with the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, and many other public and private universities in the Commonwealth to develop trainings designed to assist colleges and universities in the development and implementation of their threat assessment teams and to address the many legal and information sharing issues that arise.
Topics to be addressed
The session will be presented by Dr. Gene Deisinger, Deputy Chief of Police & Director of Threat Management Services at Virginia Tech.
- Legal issues in case management
- Updates regarding Virginia laws on threat assessment and related issues
- Stalking and other violence targeted toward domestic/intimate partners
- Incorporating mandated psychological evaluations
- Challenges in implementing and maintaining effective teams
- Relevant case histories
- Integrating threat assessment team work into broader violence prevention programs.
This training is intended for campus and university law enforcement officers and security personnel and civilian campus threat assessment team members.
Please note that in Spring 2012, DCJS will offer a Train-The-Trainer Campus Threat Assessment Team Training to campus and university law enforcement officers and security personnel and civilian campus threat assessment team members who have completed both a DCJS Basic and an Advanced Campus Threat Assessment Team Training.
Partial In-Service Credit
Law enforcement officers will receive partial in-service credit hours for this training.
DCJS is not currently accepting applications for this course.
04/19/2012 - 04/19/2012
- Williamsburg, VA
- James City County Police Department
4600 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188
- 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
03/29/2012 - 03/29/2012
- Radford, VA
- Heth Hall Room 043, Lower Level
- 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
There is no registration fee for this course.
Transportation, Lodging, Meals
Participants are responsible for transportation, lodging, and meal costs.
Inquiries regarding this training may be directed to: