Mass Violence in America (3 CE)

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Credits:  3 CE Credit Hours

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: Mass violence in the United States is on the rise, despite the statistical rarity of such occurrences. Grieving communities struggle to find answers in the wake of such tragedies. The Medical Director Institute assembled The National Council Expert Panel on Mass Violence. The members of this panel examine and analyze the existing data on mass violence, explore the related etiology and scope of such occurrences and provide appropriate recommendations to a broad array of stakeholders.

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1116CE

This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors

Course By: Helen Hinton, LPCC

Content By: This course has been developed by Parks, Joe; Bechtold, Donald; Shelp, Frank; Lieberman, Jeffery; Coffey, Sara. (2019). Mass Violence in America: Causes, Impacts and Solutions. National Council for Behavioral Health, 96 pgs.

Course Description: Mass violence in the United States is on the rise, despite the statistical rarity of such occurrences. Grieving communities struggle to find answers in the wake of such tragedies. The Medical Director Institute assembled The National Council Expert Panel on Mass Violence.  The members of this panel examine and analyze the existing data on mass violence, explore the related etiology and scope of such occurrences and provide appropriate recommendations to a broad array of stakeholders. This course examines the members’ key findings. These findings include the scope of the problem, identification of high-risk individuals, venues of violence, and mental illness as a factor in mass violence situations. Additionally, recommendations for identified stakeholders, some of which include mental health practitioners, family advocacy groups, educators, and behavioral health policy makers were discussed.

Course Outline:

  • Statistical prevalence of mass violence
  • Characteristics of perpetrators and the role of mental health in mass violence
  • Methods and venues of mass violence
  • Prevention opportunities
  • The impact of mass violence on courts and law enforcement
  • Recommendations for select organizations and agencies

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define mass violence and describe the scope of the problem
  2. Recognize the characteristics of high-risk individuals
  3. Identify the role mental illness plays in mass violence situations
  4. Identify prevention and intervention strategies designed to promote safety and wellbeing in communities and schools
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of recommendations for key stakeholders

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

Counselors: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed counselors #MHC-0165.

Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

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