Psychology of Terrorism and Psychological Counter-Terrorism

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide insight into the nature of the psychological aspects of terrorism and how the principles of psychological counter-terrorism can be used to mitigate its adverse psychological impact.

We will review the history of terrorism, it’s mechanisms of action, it’s effects, and how psychological interventions can be used to mitigate its impact.

Program Highlights:

  • Define terrorism
  • Define psychological counterterrorism
  • List the three most common reactions to terrorism
  • List three types of terrorist weapons
  • Define the 5-T strategic planning model
  • Design an intervention plan after a terrorist attack.

One-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

7 Contact Hours; 7 PDHs for EAPs; 7 Contact Hours for National Certified Addiction Counselors; OR .7 General CEUs from UMBC

Continuing education information listed is only applicable when attending an ICISF Regional Training.