This webinar was funded by the Countering Violent Extremism Sub-Committee under the auspices of the Australia New Zealand Counter-Terrorism Committee. It was supported by the Department of Home Affairs and produced by the Mental Health Professionals’ Network.
Join us for a discussion about the complexities and non-causal links between mental illness and grievance-fuelled violence. The webinar will also help you identify and take appropriate steps if you are concerned that someone you are supporting may be tending toward extremist ideology, abnormal fixation or pathological grievance.
understand the non-causal link between mental illness, extremist ideology and abnormal fixation
identify fixated behaviour, radicalisation to violent extremism and potential for grievance- fuelled violence
have an awareness of the referral pathways and take appropriate steps if they are concerned that a patient may be radicalising to violence or on a pathway to grievance-fuelled violence.
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