April 12, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm$95.00
John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.
Outline and discuss the legal definitions of stalking, both on a national and a state level.
Provide a current literature review summarizing recent findings about the demographics, clinical presentation, types of stalkers, types of victims, victim responses, the course of stalking episodes, etc.
Develop risk assessment strategies in helping to determine the most dangerous stalking situations, both for the patient and for the clinician.
Explain intervention techniques for treating stalking victims as well as perpetrators of stalking, both pre- and post-conviction.
Outline available resources to assist in the clinical management of stalking episodes.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
- Legal definitions of stalking
- llustrative case examples
- The response of the justice system to stalkers and victims of stalking
- Clinical manifestations of stalking
- Demographics of stalkers and victims
- New forms of stalking
- Literature review
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Break
10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
- Types of stalkers
- Stalking behavior patterns and cycles
- The diagnosis of stalkers and their victims
- Risk assessment strategies
- Protection of your patients
- Identifying high risk stalking perpetrators/incidents
- Protecting the clinician from stalkers
12:45 p.m. – Adjournment
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