Psychology of Terrorism and Psychological Counter-Terrorism

Requesting This Course:

  • This course is being offered at the following upcoming Regional Training. Click on the city name for further information and registration: Nashville, TN.
  • This course is being offered online!  Learn more on our Online Course page.

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 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

*Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 7 PDHs for EAPs (Expiration Date – May 31, 2021)
  • 7 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors (Expiration Date – March 1, 2021)

*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.