Dr. Michael H. Corcoran was in the law enforcement field for over 34 years beginning in 1968 and the threat assessment field since 1970 when he entered the United States Secret Service. Completing his doctorate in 1979 in Behavioral Science, and utilizing his law enforcement experience, he specializes in identifying and handling potentially violent subjects. He does threat assessments, determination of true potentials of violence and criminal profiling for governmental agencies, law enforcement, Fortune 500 companies, school districts and healthcare providers around the world. Maintaining liaison with the intelligence community since 1970, Dr. Corcoran is able to obtain critical information and intelligence concerning terrorists and other “high-risk” developments as well as travel safety details for both foreign and domestic locations. He has spoken internationally on all these topics, co-authored the text: “Violence Assessment & Intervention, The Practitioners Guide” and has been “voir dired” as an expert witness on identifying violent individuals. Lastly, Dr. Corcoran co-founded Henley-Putnam University and served as its first President from 2004-2011, the only online accredited school in the world granting Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Strategic Security & Protection Management, Intelligence Management and Terrorism/Counterterrorism Studies as well as a Doctorate in Strategic Security
Understanding The Threat Assessment Process
- What is a threat assessment, how can it protect you?
- Who is part of the internal assessment team and what are their roles/duties?
- What kind of training is necessary for identifying, handling and preventing violence and its precursors – for all employees?
- Are there different concerns for Medical/Mental Health Facilities; Ministries, Religious Organizations or Houses of Worship; Universities, Colleges or Schools; Hotels, Clubs and/or Public Events; and Transportation Services?
Instructor: Dr. Michael Corcoran