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Lauryn’s Law: Youth Violence by Lee Richmond

  • 06/19/2017
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • James A Forrest Technology Center (JAFTC), 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650

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Violent behavior in children and adolescents can include a wide range of behaviors: explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, threats or attempts to hurt others (including homicidal thoughts), use of weapons, cruelty toward animals, fire setting, intentional destruction of property and vandalism.

  • What are the factors which increase risk of violent behavior?
  • What are the "warning signs" for violent behavior in youth?
  • What are best evidence-based practices/interventions to prevent violent behavior?
  • What kind of violence are indicative of serious mental health concerns?
  • When is referral necessary?
  • What resources that support counselors and parents working with violent children and adolescents?

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Lee J. Richmond, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the State of Maryland where she works as a professor at Loyola University Maryland and previously at Johns Hopkins University. Her books include co-editor of Connections Between Spirit and Work, co-author of Soulwork: How to Find the Work You Love: How to Love the Work You Have and What Brings You to Life?: Awakening Women’s Spiritual Essence.

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