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“Violence risk & threat assessment: An historic & dynamic perspective” – Nov. 6-8, 2014

The 17th annual Conference on the Contemporary Applications of Psychological Assessment will be held Thursday, November 6 – Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.

The pre-conference institute, “Current controversies in assessment and treatment of ADHD,” on November 6, will feature CLBB faculty Larry Seidman, PhD.

The Conference, titled, “Violence risk and threat assessment: An historic and dynamic perspective,” will be held November 7 & 8. Robert Kinscherff, PhD, Esq., CLBB faculty, is a course director.

The conference is presented by The Department of Psychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center Academic Division of Public Psychiatry of the Department of Psychiatry of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; The University of Massachusetts Boston, Department of Psychology; The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; and The Society for Personality Assessment.

For details and to register, see the conference website and brochure.