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Criminal behavior expert to discuss recent outbreaks of violence

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SPOKANE, Wash.-A nationally recognized expert on criminal behavior is scheduled to present new research on predicting violence at two Idaho locations on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24. The workshop will address the recent shooting at Virginia Tech as well as the shooting spree that led to the arrest of John Delling in the deaths of two men in late March and early April.

Dr. Phillip Resnick, Director of Forensic Psychiatry at Case Western University School of Medicine has served as a consultant in the criminal cases of Andrea Yates, Scott Peterson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Timothy McVeigh and Ted Kaczynski.

Dr. Resnick will speak about several issues including: predicting violence, if it can really be done; stalkers and the risk of violence; suicide risk; and the risk of violence to mental health professionals providing psychiatric diagnoses.

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