Psychology of Terrorism and Psychological Counter-Terrorism

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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

Continuing Education Information:

One-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

General Contact Hours:

7 Contact Hours: 0.7 General CEUs from UMBC Training Centers

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

7 PDHs for EAPs, 7 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Regional Trainings, Online Courses, and World Congress.  

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the certificate of completion as a means for continuing education.