Church Safety and Security

Recognizing and Responding to Threatening Behavior

Violent situations at church are often attributed to individuals who suddenly “snapped.” However, a violent attack may be preceded by an escalating pattern of threatening behavior. Can ministry leaders learn to recognize these behaviors? What can churches do to deter violent individuals before they strike?

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Duration: 69 minutes

What will you learn?

  • How to collect information about potential threats.
  • How to recognize common patterns of threatening behavior.
  • When and how to counter threatening behavior.

About the presenter:

John NicolettiJohn Nicoletti, Ph.D., ABPP is a board-certified specialist in police and public safety psychology. He is a co-founder of Nicoletti-Flater Associates, and has been a police psychologist in the Denver metro area for more than 25 years. In the past 15 years, the Nicoletti-Flater private practice has expanded into the field of violence and violence prevention. In the wake of the Columbine school shooting, Dr. Nicoletti testified numerous times for the Columbine Review Commission and was cited in The Report of Governor Bill Owens.

The information provided in this webinar is intended to be helpful, but it does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney in your area.

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