Targeted Violence Against Security and Law Enforcement Officers
11:30am – 12:30pm, Presented by: Ronald Schouten, M.D., J.D.
Ron is the Director of the Law and Psychiatry Service of Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of at Harvard Medical School.
Ron practiced employment law in Chicago before attending medical school and has combined his legal and medical training to provide consultation and training to a wide variety of groups and individuals. He has extensive experience as a teacher and consultant in the traditional areas of forensic psychiatry, as well as special expertise in the areas of threat assessment, violence in the workplace, the Americans with Disabilities Act, impaired professionals, sexual harassment, and organizational consultation. He has developed workplace violence policies and training programs for major corporations and serves as an ongoing member of a number of threat management teams.
He is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry, is licensed to practice medicine in Massachusetts, California, and New York and is a Member of the Bar in the State of Illinois. He is the president of the New England Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. In 2017, he was named a Distinguished Life Fellow by the APA (American Psychiatric Association.)
Ron is the co-author of “Almost a Psychopath: Do I (Or does someone I know) Have a problem with Manipulation and lack of Empathy” published by Hazelden/Harvard Health Publications in 2012.