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Dr. Kathryn Seifert      

Author, Speaker, and Psychology Today Blogger

Dr. Kathryn Seifert has had over 30 years experience in mental health, addictions, and criminal justice work. She founded Eastern Shore Psychological Services, a multidisciplinary private practice that specializes in working with high-risk youth and their families. She writes and lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of violence, risk assessment, sex offenders, suicide prevention, school based mental health programs, and stress management. She advocates for the highest quality services for all children needing mental health treatment.

Her first book was How Children Become Violent: Keeping Your Kids Out of Gangs, Terrorist Organizations, and Cults. Her second book, "Youth Violence: Theory, Prevention, and Intervention" has been released by Springer and is available on Amazon. Her assessment is the CARE-2: Child and Adolescent Risk/ Needs Evaluation. Visit her website at www.DrKathySeifert.com. Dr. Seifert has appeared on CNN, EBRU TV, Discovery ID, FOX news Radio, Man Cow, and WLW Radio.

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Violence Risk Reduction Planning

Youth violence is a public health issue. It is important to identify youth at risk for violence so that risk and resiliency factors can be identified for evidence based interventions. In this way an individualized risk reduction plan can be implimented by counselors and therapists. Learn how to help young people move toward a pro-social and life effective path.

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