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Violence assessment and intervention : the practitioner's handbook

Author: James S Cawood; Michael H Corcoran
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offers a methodology for analyzing potential threat situations and taking action before tragedy occurs. Demonstrating the violence risk assessment model from the point of the initial call, this handbook covers information gathering, victimology, and formulas and tools for risk assessment. It explores organizational influences and ethics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Cawood; Michael H Corcoran
ISBN: 9781420071122 1420071122
OCLC Number: 261947981
Description: xvi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Fusion --
Assessment --
Information gathering --
The informative discussion --
Formula for assessment --
Assessment tools --
The victim's role --
Management --
Organizational influences : personal and professional --
Post-secondary school violence --
Security --
The laws of violence risk assessment and intervention --
Practical ethical issues --
Consultation issues.
Responsibility: James S. Cawood, Michael H. Corcoran.

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