Session 13: The Mind of the Terrorist

Egg Harbor, WI US
August 9, 2018 to August 10, 2018

There is not one terrorism, but rather a spectrum of terrorisms, and accordingly there is a spectrum of terrorist psychologies. This symposium strives to convey an understanding of the individual, social, and organizational psychology of terrorism that impels members to righteously kill civilians in pursuit of their goals. Consideration is given to the implications of current trends for the future course of terrorism, and implications for counter-terrorism.

Thursday Definitions and typologies; Historical background; Terrorist psychology

Friday Terrorist tactics; Terrorism and the media; Counter-terrorism

Target Audience

This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.

Learning Objectives

(1) Recognize the spectrum of terrorisms

(2) Differentiate between different types of terrorism and their differing psychologies

(3) Understand the evolution of terrorist tactics and the implications for the future course of terrorism

(4) Apply all of the above to the understanding of principles of counter-terrorism

Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Brenda Konczal
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
04/04/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
08/09/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/10/2018 - 12:15pm
Cost:
$7.50
The Landmark Resort and Conference Center
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States

The Landmark Resort


4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209
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Jerrold Post, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Political Psychology, and International Affairs at George Washington University. Prior to his position there, he had a 21-year career with the CIA, where he founded and directed the Center for the Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior, providing assessments of foreign leadership and decision making for the President and other senior officials to prepare for high level negotiations and for use in crisis situations. Dr. Post is author of several books including, Narcissism and Politics: Dreams of Glory, and The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™   . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 8 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 

APA Credit for Psychololgists:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Attendance at all sessions is required, partial credit will not be awarded.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (license number 159-000664).

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/04/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$7.50
Please login or register to take this course.

Registration prior to May 18, 2018 = $300 after May 18, 2018 = $350.00

Tuition includes course materials and continental breakfast.
 

Please note: A $15.00 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on registrations.