Psychological Evaluations of Risk: A Structured Approach to Behavioral Threat Assessment + Management

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Jul 13, 2022

“Threat management is intertwined with threat assessment … one without the other may prove only partially effective at reducing or preventing targeted violence.”

The strongest promise of violence prevention

Behavioral threat assessment and threat management are two distinct, but codependent disciplines. When applied as a joint force, they represent the most valuable prevention strategy in addressing the dynamic risk of targeted violence in the workplace. Each relies on the diverse strengths of experts who take on specialized roles in an active collaboration centered on a subject of concern. It’s a process that often carries a sense of urgency as it moves from identification and investigation to assessment, intervention, mitigation and management.

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