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Stalking, Threats and Harrassment by our Clients

Format Study Group Network
Presenters Dr Lisa Warren
Description During the course of our work we frequently come into contact with the lonely, the disordered and the disenfranchised. Although many are clear on the boundaries of their interactions with clinicians, there is growing evidence that healthcare professionals are at heightened risk of being stalked, threatened or otherwise harassed by the people who seek their services.

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn about the mounting research on the situations where clients have harassed their healthcare professionals. The workshop will provide a range of practical solutions to:

1) minimise the risk of being harassed by clients,
2) respond when clients choose to harass, and
3) balance the ongoing clinical needs of the client with the need for practice safety.

Workshop participants will learn about the experiences of psychologists and other healthcare professionals across the world as well as having the opportunity to evaluate their own policies for managing themselves, their colleagues and students, and their ancillary staff.
About the presenter(s) Dr Lisa Warren is an expert in the field of stalking and threat management. She is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and Managing Director of the Melbourne-based threat management company Code Black Threat Management. Dr Warren can comment on reasons people pursue celebrities and members of the general public, when the pursuit is clearly one-sided. As well as stalking behaviours, her expertise includes managing those who threaten to kill people other than themselves. She has also published and lectures widely in the field of threat management.
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue 350 Main St, Mornington VIC 3931

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 15 Nov 2012
Time 5.30pm - 9.30pm
Cost $110 (includes GST)
Organiser Melbourne Branch
Contact Name Emma Solomano
Telephone 0427 707 018
Email emma@psychologymelbourne.com.au
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