August 4, 2010
Stalking, rape, assault, ‘going postal’ and any threats of violence are serious and must be treated as such.
Threat assessment and management are beyond the scope of Confidence Connections.
Most companies have a threat management policy in place. If you feel threatened or have been threatened, take immediate action.
Contact everyone and anyone who can help you.
Do not spend time on this website, do not pass go, do not hesitate, do not think that a threat of violence isn’t serious, because it is.
Do NOT apply a Threat Assessment Model to your situation and draw your own conclusions. Threats require professional evaluations. You are NOT a professional threat assessor, neither is your coach, or therapist, or doctor. Trust me! Get help and protection.
A National Resource to help you:
ATAP: Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Click here
The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization comprised of law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health professionals, corporate security experts, probation and parole personnel and others involved in the area of threat and violence risk assessment. The purpose of ATAP is to afford its members a professional and educational environment to exchange ideas and strategies to address such issues as stalking, threats, and homeland security. The primary focus of this organization is to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, and support to better prepare our membership to handle these types of situations. Our commitment is to expertly address these issues through seminars and training and networking with other professionals working in this field.
Great Articles on Threats and Threat Assessment: Click Here
20th Annual Threat Management Conference: Click Here
There are other resources, find them!!!!
Workplace Security Officers