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Welcome to Criminal Justice 493: Risk Assessment and Threat Management (CRJS 493). The ability to effectively assess and manage violence risk is an important skill for many professionals, especially those working in the criminal justice system. CRJS 493 is an undergraduate course designed as a primer for students who intend to pursue additional education in related areas (e.g., forensic psychology, criminology) or who intend to work in fields such as law enforcement, institutional or community corrections, and public or private security. Lawyers, educators, health care professionals, and conflict resolution specialists may also find this course helpful in their work. CRJS 493 does not assume or require any background in criminology or psychology.

Textbook


Violence risk: assessment and management by Hucker, Stephen J.; Webster, Christopher D. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons - Books

Unit 1: Introduction to Risk Assessment and Management; Nature and Prevalence of Violence


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Webster, C. D. (1997).

A guide for conducting risk assessments. In C. D. Webster & M.A. Jackson (Eds.), Impulsivity (pp. 343 - 357). New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

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Unit 2: Theories of Violence


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Unit 3: Approaches to Violence Risk Assessment


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Webster, C. D., Douglas, K., Eaves, D., & Hart, S. (1997).

Assessing risk of violence to others. In C. D. Webster & M. A. Jackson (Eds.), Impulsivity (pp. 251 - 277). New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

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Unit 4: Substance Abuse, Mental Disorders, and Risk for Violence


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Nesca, M., & Kincel, R. (2000).

Catathymic violence in a case of triple homicide. American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 21(2), 43 - 55.

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Unit 5: Assessment of Risk for General Violence


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Bowman, M. L. (1997).

Brain impairment in impulsive violence. In C. D. Webster & M.A. Jackson (Eds.), Impulsivity (pp. 116 - 143). New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

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Unit 6: Assessment of Risk for Sexual Violence


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Unit 7: Assessment of Risk for Violence Against Intimate Partners


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Unit 8: Risk Management and Intervention


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Webster, C. D. (1997).

A guide for creating treatment programs. In C. D. Webster & M.A. Jackson (Eds.), Impulsivity (pp. 434 - 444). New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

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Unit 9: Introduction to Contemporary Threat Management


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Unit 10: The Path to Intended Violence


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Unit 11: Identifying Individuals of Violent Intent


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Unit 12: Assessing Individuals of Violent Intent


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Unit 13: Stalking


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Unit 14: School Violence


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Unit 15: Workplace and Institutional Violence


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Unit 16: Threat Management


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