April 20-25, 2015
with Stephen Hart and Kelly Watt

-10% discount of the participation fee for AETAP Members-
(please inform the organizer about your membership)

This Workshop will provide professionals with general  risk  assessment  and management principles,  practical  skills  related  to  using specific risk assessment tools, and knowledge about implementing violence risk assessment and management procedures. The  topics  covered  will  include  foundational principles  of  violence  risk  assessment  and management  and    the  use  of  standardized, evidence-based procedures  for  risk assessment  and  management,  including  the HCR-20 V3 , RSVP, SARA, B-SAFER and SAM.


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Submission deadline: 28 April 2015

The 5th Annual Conference will be held in Thailand and will include participation from threat management experts from around the globe. We are encouraging presenters in field work, academia and policy to submit presentations on case studies, recent research findings and program development.

Topics of interest include:
• Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural threat management • Violence prevention programs • 'Lone Wolf' attacks • Analysis of written threats • Complex and challenging case studies • Threat assessment tools and techniques • Stalking • Unreasonable complainants • Public figure threats • Violent extremism • Counterterrorism and group based violence • Elder abuse • Online harassment • Computer attacks and hacking • Cross jurisdictional prosecution • Sexually deviant conduct

To submit your presentation, please go to: APATAP 2015 Annual Conference: Call for Presentations submission form

“Identifying School Shooters and Lone Wolf Terrorism; Preventing Mass Casualty Homicides in Target Rich Environments”


Dr. Reid Meloy; Dr. Kris Mohandie; OPP - Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau: Covert Internet Intelligence Unit; Unit Chief André Simons - FBI



• The Lone Terrorist: TRAP 18 as Investigative Template
• Threat Assessment in Schools
• Mass Casualty Homicides on Elementary School Campuses
• Internet Investigations and Social Media
• The Active Shooter: Strategies for Detection and Disruption


For more information check out the pdf brochure

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The "Stalking Risk Profile" is a structured instrument that offers guidelines for the assessment and management of stalkers. Until recently the instrument was only available in English language. Now a German translation was published.


Details here in German language:

Stalking Risk Profile


As part of the TARGET project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin conducted a systematic literature search of all the available studies dealing with school shootings. The aim of the analysis was to clarify which social dynamics in the social network of perpetrators can be observed in advance as playing an important role in school shootings. Up to now, researchers had assumed that bullying between peers and the social exclusion of the perpetrators were the most prominent factors in school shootings. This study shows, however, that in many cases conflicts with teachers seemed to be a decisive factor in the school shooting cases investigated.


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-10% discount of the participation fee for AETAP Members-
(please inform the organizer about your membership)

The  HCR-20 (v3) was  officially  launched  in  April 2013 in  Edinburgh,  Scotland.  Be  among  the first to learn about Version 3 from one of the authors! The  HCR-20  is  a  set  of  guidelines  for comprehensive  violence  risk  assessment and  management  based  on  the  Structured Professional  Judgment  (SPJ)  model.  It  is used in correctional, forensic, and general or civil  psychiatric  settings  worldwide. 


For more details please check the brochure for additional information

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