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2017 Behavior and Threat Assessment Drive-In

The Tennessee Board of Regents is offering a one-day drive-in focused on behavioral intervention and threat assessment teams. All TBR institutions are invited to participate free of charge. Travel expenses to and from the drive-in are the institution's responsibility.

Behavior and Threat Assessment Drive-In
March 3, 2017
Andrews Leadership Lodge

Share your knowledge and innovative programs with

other TBR institutions. Submit a proposal for the

afternoon breakout sessions!

REGISTRATION CLOSED FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17.

Directions to the Andrews Leadership Lodge
 

Featured Keynote Speakers:

         Dr. Gene Deisinger, Sigma Threat Management                  Associates

Gene Deisinger, Ph.D. is a Managing Partner of SIGMA and also serves as the Threat Management Consultant for the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety  He is a licensed psychologist, certified health service provider in psychology, and a certified law enforcement officer.  Dr. Deisinger developed the threat management program and served as the primary threat manager for Iowa State University from the team’s inception in 1994 until 2009 when he was recruited to Virginia Tech as Deputy Chief of Police & Director of Threat Management Services, a position he held until his retirement in November, 2014.  

 Dr. Deisinger is co-author of the recently released, Handbook for Campus Threat Assessment & Management Teams, a practical resource designed specifically for institutions of higher education. He serves as a subject matter expert and trainer for the Campus Threat Assessment Training initiative for institutions of higher education. Dr. Deisinger earned his doctorate in counseling psychology from Iowa State University. He is a licensed psychologist, a certified health service provider in psychology, and a certified peace officer.


 

Tentative Schedule of Events

8:30-9:15 a.m. Check-In

9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Keynote I: Campus Threat Management: Essential Elements & Emerging Trends

<15 Minute Break>

11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Keynote II: The Mass Casualty Incident at Virginia Tech: Lesson Confirmed and Learned
 

Lunch with System Office Speaker & Updates

1:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions
    Track 1: For team members interested in learning the basics.

    Track 2: For team members who have experience with BITA teams, but need more in-depth study.

    Track 3: For team members who have advanced knowledge and experience with BITA teams.
 

2:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions

    Track 1: For team members interested in learning the basics.

    Track 2: For team members who have experience with BITA teams, but need more in-depth study.

    Track 3: For team members who have advanced knowledge and experience with BITA teams.