380. Threat Assessment w/ Dr. Alex Rodrigues

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Threat assessment is unfortunately a necessary part of our work as psychologists. My guest today, Dr. Alex Rodrigues, has working in the criminal justice system and threat assessment world for years. He joins me for a conversation not just about the testing involved in threat assessment, but about the big picture context for this work. Here are a few topics that we dive into:

  • What is threat assessment management?
  • The distinction between different types of threats
  • The value of multidisciplinary teams in threat assessment
  • Risk factors for violence

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About Dr. Alex Rodrigues

Dr. Rodrigues is a licensed psychologist that completes various high-stakes and forensic evaluations throughout the U.S. He regularly consults with legal and community stakeholders on matters related mental illness, violence prevention, and online safety. He regularly provides expert testimony in court and presents to variety of audiences, including non-clinicians, attorneys, and community members.

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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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