Presentations & Trainings
Presentation Video Samples

Selected Trainings

Violent Radicalization: The Phenomenon and its Risk Factors in the Contemporary Society. Featured Speaker, European Association for Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry EFCAP, Tempere, Finland, 2018.

 

Responding to Behavioral Outliers in the Classroom. Invited Speaker to the LDOE Teacher Leader Summit, New Orleans, 2018.

A Framework for Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior on Campus. Online webinar presented to Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, 2018. 

 

Addressing Mental Health Crisis for Medical Providers. Invited Speaker for the Health Services Association California Community Colleges Annual Conference, 2018. 

Medications on Campus/Targeted Violence Risk: What to look for. Invited Speaker for the Health Services Association California Community Colleges Annual Conference, 2018. 

SVIRA-35. Presented as a pre-conference session at the Higher Education Case Management Association (HECMA). Denver, CO, 2017. 

Assessment and Intervention: Detecting Deception and Assessing Truthfulness with the Violent, Dangerous, or Suicidal Student. Presented as a concurrent session at the Mississippi Legal Conference, MS, 2017.

Radicalization Risk Rubric R3: An Exploration of the Risk Factors, Protective Factors, and Underlying Motivations Related to Terrorism and Radicalization of College Students. Presented as a concurrent session at the Mississippi Legal Conference, MS, 2017.

Assessment and Intervention: Detecting Deception and Assessing Truthfulness with the Violent, Dangerous, or Suicidal Student. Presented as a concurrent session at the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) National Conference. Tampa, FL, 2017.

Techniques & Guidance for Trauma-Informed Investigations & Processes. Presented as a pre-conference workshop at the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA) National Conference. Jacksonville, FL, 2017.

 

How Faculty and Staff Handle Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior/BIT Training. Florida International University. Miami, FL, 2017

Three Day Sexual Assault Investigator and Coordinator Training. American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2017. 

 

Three-Day Advanced Threat Assessment Institute. Sheridan College, Toronto, Canada, 2017. 

Uprooting Sexual Violence: Root Factors and Solutions. Keynote address for Title IX Executive Summit. Mohegan Sun Resort, CT, 2016.

No Excuses: A Demonstration of Existential Therapy. Invited video demonstration at the American Counseling Association Conference. Montréal, QC, Canada, 2016.

Threat Assessment of a Middle School Student. Invited video demonstration at the American Counseling Association Conference. Montréal, QC, Canada, 2016.

The Dirty Dozen: Twelve Risk Factors for Sexual Violence on College Campuses (DD-12). Denton Law Conference Keynote. Denton, TX, 2016.

 

Prince, A Black Camaro and Paducah, Texas: A Brief Look at Risk Mitigation. Keynote at Texas A&M Student Government Association. College Station, TX, 2016.​

Social Media & Title IX Collide: Gossip Sites, Free Speech, Proactiveolicies. Association of Student Conduct Officers Annual Conference (ASCA). St. Pete Island, FL, 2016. 

Mental Health and Training Awareness for Faculty and Front Line Staff. Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2016.

 

Customized BIT. Lonestar Community College. Conroe, TX, 2016.

Customized BIT And SIVRA-35 Two-Day Training. Sheridan College. Oakville, ON, Canada, 2016. 

Customized BIT Training with SIVRA-35. University of Alaska. Anchorage, AK, 2016. 

Consent, Bystander Intervention, and Working with Survivors. Sexual Assault Prevention Conference. Chardon State College. Chardon, NE, 2015.

Suicide Awareness, Intervention, and Prevention: Strategic Overview and Practical Application. Rowan University Suicide Prevention Conference. Glassboro, NJ, 2015.

Threat Assessment Foundations for Psychologists. Keynote address at the Georgia Psychologist Association. Atlanta, GA, 2015.

 

College Counseling in the United States (A presentation about counseling centers and their applications in U.S.), and Introduction to Behavioral Intervention Teams. 8th Biennial Symposium on College Counseling and Guidance. Anadolu University, Eskisehir , Turkey, 2015.

 

Threat Assessment. Invited speaker for roundtable discussion on violence. Teachers College. Columbia University. New York, NY, 2015. 

 

Running the Gamut: Classroom Management from Disruptive to Dangerous. Flathead Community College Professional Development keynote address. Kalispell, MT, 2015.

SIVRA-35 and Threat Assessment.  Invited pre-conference day training for Health Services Association for California Community Colleges. Sacramento, CA, 2015.​

 

Two-Day BIT Foundations Training. University of Cumbria. Carlisle, United Kingdom, 2015.

Customized BIT Training with SIVRA-35. University of Alaska. Anchorage, AK, 2016. 

Consent, Bystander Intervention, and Working with Survivors. Sexual Assault Prevention Conference. Chardon State College. Chardon, NE, 2015.

Suicide Awareness, Intervention, and Prevention: Strategic Overview and Practical Application. Rowan University Suicide Prevention Conference. Glassboro, NJ, 2015.

Brian Van Brunt

Threat Assessment Foundations for Psychologists. Keynote address at the Georgia Psychologist Association. Atlanta, GA, 2015.

 

College Counseling in the United States (A presentation about counseling centers and their applications in U.S.), and Introduction to Behavioral Intervention Teams. 8th Biennial Symposium on College Counseling and Guidance. Anadolu University, Eskisehir , Turkey, 2015.

 

Threat Assessment. Invited speaker for roundtable discussion on violence. Teachers College. Columbia University. New York, NY, 2015. 

 

Running the Gamut: Classroom Management from Disruptive to Dangerous. Flathead Community College Professional Development keynote address. Kalispell, MT, 2015.

SIVRA-35 and Threat Assessment.  Invited pre-conference day training for Health Services Association for California Community Colleges. Sacramento, CA, 2015.​

 

Two-Day BIT Foundations Training. University of Cumbria. Carlisle, United Kingdom, 2015.

BIT Foundations and SIVRA-35. Community College of Allegheny County. Pittsburg, PA, 2015.

Supporting Veterans, Disabled Students, Hispanics, and African-Americans. Orange Coast Community College. Costa Mesa, CA, 2015.

 

Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behaviors. Keynote address at Staff and Faculty Development Day. Gateway Technical College. Burlington, WI, 2014. 

Threat Assessment on a College Campus. Keynote speech to Consortium of California Colleges at Pitzer. Claremont, CA, 2014.

 

Assessing Threats Made with Technology: Text to Email, Web to Social Media. Keynote speech to New Jersey Community Counselor Association. Long Branch, NJ, 2014. 

Nine Mistakes with Title IX: An Awareness Training for Staff and Faculty. Keynote address at Staff and Faculty Development Day. Laramie Community College. Cheyenne, WY, 2014.

 

Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behaviors. Keynote address at Staff and Faculty Development Day. Wayland Baptist University. Plainview, TX, 2014.

 

Title II, the Spring Arbor Letter, and the latest from the OCR. Keynote address for the Mississippi State University (MSU) Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Legal Issues Conference. Starkville, MS, 2014.

Threat Assessment with a Non-Traditional Student. Invited speaker at the American Counseling Association National Conference. Honolulu, HI, 2014.

Behavioral Intervention Team Foundations and SIVRA-35 Threat Assessment for NY Conduct Administrators. State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany. Albany, NY, 2014.

 

Behavioral Intervention Team Foundations and SIVRA-35 Threat Assessment. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2014.

Addressing Difficult and Dangerous Behavior. Teaching Professor Conference. Boston, MA. Magna Publications, 2014. ​

 

First Responder: What to Say and What to Do Following a Sexual Assault. Paper presented at the Association of Title IX Administrators/School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (ATIXA/SCOPE) Annual Conference. Orlando, FL, 2014.

 

Management Approaches for the BIT. Paper presented at the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) Conference. San Antonio, TX, 2014.

 

Forensic Threat Assessment: Hire a Specialist or Train Existing Staff? Paper presented at the NASPA Regional Alcohol and Mental Health Conference. San Diego, CA, 2014.

 

Social Media and Threat Assessment. Paper presented at the NASPA Regional Alcohol and Mental Health Conference. San Diego, CA, 2014.

 

BIT Three-Day Certification Course. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Surrey, BC, Canada, 2014.

 

Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom, Burnout and Stress Reduction. California State University Stanislaus. Turlock, CA, 2014.

Ten Approaches to Managing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior in the Classroom. Invited speaker at the Annual Teaching Professor Conference. Boston, MA, 2013. 

 

Thirteen Key Risk Factors to Prevent Campus Violence. Invited speaker at the NASPA Regional Conference. Louisville, KY, 2013.

 

Threat Assessment and Dangerous Students: How to Assess and Address Campus Violence. New Jersey Community College Counselor’s Association Conference. Long Branch, NJ, 2013. 

Brian Van Brunt

Social Media and Threat Assessment. Invited speaker at the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. Banff, AB, Canada, 2013.

 

Managing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior in the Classroom. Invited speaker at the Teaching Professor Conference. New Orleans, LA, 2013. 

Core Elements of BIT Assessment. Paper presented at the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBIT

The Structured Interview for Violence Risk Assessment (SIVRA-35). Paper presented at the 8th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry. Ghent, Belgium, 2013.

 

Dark Knights: Costuming, Legacy Tokens, and Objectification. Paper presented at the 8th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry. Ghent, Belgium, 2013.

Social Media and Threat Assessment: Three Case Studies. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference. St. Pete Island, FL, 2013.

 

Mandated Counseling: How to Do it Well. Paper presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) National Conference. San Diego, CA, 2013.

Social Media and Threat Assessment. Paper presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) National Conference. San Diego, CA, 2013. 

 

Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom. Lonestar Community College. Harris, TX, 2013.

 

SIVRA-35 Threat Assessment Training. Northern California System. Berkley, CA, 2013.

BIT Two-Day Certification Course. Tulane University. New Orleans, LA, 2013.

Threat Assessment and BIT Training for South Dakota Board of Regents. Sioux Falls, SD, 2013.

 

Three Day Training on ADA, Counseling Skills and Burnout Prevention. Ashford College. San Diego, CA, 2013

 

Removing Suicidal Students From Campus: Recent Changes in Federal Policy. Featured session at SMU Law Conference. Mississippi State, MS, 2012.

Dangers of Email Communication: Five Case Examples. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference. St. Pete Island, FL, 2012.

 

Campus Violence: Ten Common Mistakes In Assessment and Prevention. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference. St. Pete Island, FL, 2012.

 

Serving Mentally Ill and Aggressive Students: A Growing Challenge In Higher Education. Keynote address at Faculty and Staff Training. Ivy Tech Community College. Kokomo, IN, 2011.

BIT Two-Day Certification Course. Tulane University. New Orleans, LA, 2013.

Threat Assessment and BIT Training for South Dakota Board of Regents. Sioux Falls, SD, 2013.

 

Three Day Training on ADA, Counseling Skills and Burnout Prevention. Ashford College. San Diego, CA, 2013

Removing Suicidal Students From Campus: Recent Changes in Federal Policy. Featured session at SMU Law Conference. Mississippi State, MS, 2012.

Dangers of Email Communication: Five Case Examples. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference. St. Pete Island, FL, 2012.

 

Campus Violence: Ten Common Mistakes In Assessment and Prevention. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference. St. Pete Island, FL, 2012.

 

Serving Mentally Ill and Aggressive Students: A Growing Challenge In Higher Education. Keynote address at Faculty and Staff Training. Ivy Tech Community College. Kokomo, IN, 2011.

 

Handling the Most Difficult Conversations with Today’s College Students. Keynote address at UNCW Safety Symposium. Wilmington, NC, 2011.

 

Classroom Crisis. Keynote address at Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems (KTCS) Safety Conference. Elizabethtown, KY, 2011.

Restorative Justice: Practical Case Examples. Paper presented at the Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I) Annual Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA, 2011.

 

Crisis Management and Violence on Campus. Keynote address at Westmont College. Santa Barbara, CA, 2010.

 

What Makes Us Float: Positive Psychology and Inspiring Hope. Keynote address at Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA) Conference. St. Simons Island, GA, 2010.

Threat Assessment and Management of At‐Risk Students. Plenary speaker at NASPA Mental Health Conference. Boston, MA, 2009.

Aggression Identification and Management. Paper presented at the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) Conference. Reno, NV, 2009.

 

Preventing Burnout: Supporting Staff Through Tough Times. Paper presented at the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) Conference. Reno, NV, 2009.

 

Compassion Fatigue: Preventing Burnout in Student Affairs Staff. Paper presented at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference. Washington, DC, 2009.

 

Aggression Management Training for Student Affairs Professionals. Paper presented at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference. Washington, DC, 2009.

 

The Potential for Violence: Assessment and Interventions. Plenary speaker at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Symposium on the Challenges and Innovations in Mental Health for the College Student. Omaha, NE, 2008.

Development of Crisis Response Kits. Paper presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) National Conference. Ft. Worth, TX, 2008.

 

A Review of Retention Research as it Applies to College Counseling. Paper presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) National Conference. Ft. Worth, TX, 2008.

 

The Use of Strength‐Based Therapy with Resistant, Hostile and Mandated Clients: Narrative and Person‐Centered approaches. Paper presented at the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) Conference. Las Vegas, NV, 2008.

 

Innovations in College Counseling: QPR Programming for Incoming Students. Paper presented at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Convention. Atlanta, GA, 2008.

Discussion of Mandated Assessments and Programming. Paper presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) National Conference. Indianapolis, IN, 2007.

 

The Use of the Thematic Apperception Test in Treatment Planning, Differential Diagnosis, and Forensic Assessment. Paper presented at the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) Conference. Las Vegas, NV, 2007.

Psychological Testing for College and University Counseling Centers. Paper presented at the Northeast Counseling Center Directors (NECCD) Regional Conference. Hampton, MA, 2005.