Know More, Do More: Identifying and Responding to Stalking
Published by: Jennifer Landhuis
Victims of stalking often report feeling discounted by the systems designed to assist them. Despite the prevalence of stalking—a crime affecting some 7.5 million people at some time in their lives—allied professionals responsible for interacting with victims of crime are often hampered by lack of training and resources to address the crime of stalking in a comprehensive manner. This webinar will address common tactics used by perpetrators, identify stalking-specific risk assessment tools to better determine the level of threat to victims, and discuss effective safety planning strategies. By the end of this webinar, participants will be better able to: Recognize common tactics used by stalkers; Conduct stalking-specific risk assessments; and, Identify key safety-planning strategies to address these tactics.