Stacey Benson presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on violence Jan. 20

From 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, Stacey Benson, Psy.D., LP, will present “Danger to others vs. violence risk assessments vs. threat assessments, similarities, differences and best practices.” Dr. Benson is a licensed clinical psychologist and president and CEO at Benson Psychological Services, P.C. Dr. Benson is also a clinical assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science.

This broadcast will be held via Zoom and video conferencing.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the similarities and differences between danger to other risk assessments, violence risk assessments, and threat assessments.
  • Identify factors that suggest someone is at an increased risk to engage in violent behavior in general (risk assessment) or specific acts of targeted violence (threat assessments).
  • Discuss the links that exist between mental illness and violent behavior, and separate the myths from the facts about same.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or teresa.klein@und.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.