Grand Rounds: How Antiracism and Diversity Help Us Manage Violence Risk

Wed, 02/21/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us via Zoom or use this streaming link. Presentations qualify for CME credit. To obtain your CME credit, you will need to use the UArizona Cloud CME system.

Jack RozelHow Antiracism and Diversity Help Us Manage Violence Risk

Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, DFAPA
Medical Director, resolve Crisis Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

This presentation will use Tarasoff as a launching point to explore the impact of racism, bias, and cognitive errors in the evaluation and management of violence risk in the psychiatric emergency setting and the risks of law enforcement response to BIPOC experiencing psychiatric and substance use emergencies.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the ways that diverse teams can improve clinical assessment and management 
  2. Recognize how threat management can mitigate implicit bias in violence risk evaluation
  3. Explain the importance of diverse teams to recognize and respond to violence risk

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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