Free Podcast: Promoting Fairness in Trauma-Informed Title IX Investigations

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SIGMA’s legal expert, Jeff Nolan, of Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, presents a discussion of strategies to promote fairness in trauma-informed Title IX investigations. The podcast can be accessed by CLICKING HERE. Nolan is part of the SIGMA team providing training for the Commonwealth of Virginia on trauma-informed sexual assault investigations. Nolan and SIGMA experts Dorian… Read more »

Another West Coast Training Session

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SIGMA is pleased to announce that it will hold another one-day training class on behavioral threat assessment and threat management on the West Coast. The class will be held in San Francisco on May 11, 2018. More information on the class is available HERE. Any questions? Feel free to send them to us at

SIGMA’s Modzeleski Moderates Congressional Briefing

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SIGMA Senior Consultant Bill Modzeleski, Former Associate Assist. Deputy Secy, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, US Dept of Education, moderated a Congressional Briefing on November 29, 2017. The Congressional Briefing, sponsored by Senator Sherrod Brown and Senator Rob Portman, focused on combating the opioid crisis and will feature panelists Justin Herdman, Judge Ari… Read more »

Dr. Jeff Pollard Honored with Award

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Jeff Pollard, Senior Consulting Psychologist, Sigma Threat Management Associates, Chris Flynn, Cook Counseling Center Director, VA Tech and (not pictured) Greg Eells, Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, Cornell University. accept the 2016 Award for Excellence in Counseling Center Scholarship from the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) in Tampa, FL for their article:… Read more »

3 Steps to Keeping Campus Safe During Title IX Investigations

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From Campus Safety Magazine, an article from SIGMA experts Jeff Nolan and Marisa Randazzo on how to keep victims and campuses safe during investigations into sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and domestic violence. The article outlines ways that colleges and universities can leverage campus threat assessment resources to determine whether there is any ongoing risk… Read more »

FREE Webinar Recordings Provide Overview of Threat Assessment in Different Sectors

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Click here to access SIGMA’s free webinars: SIGMA offers occasional webinars on various topics in behavioral threat assessment, threat management, and violence prevention.  We have made several of our webinar recordings now available free of charge, to provide an overview of threat assessment in different sectors.  Each webinar runs 60-90 minutes.  Please click here to… Read more »

Five Facts You Should Know about Dating/Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Threat Assessment

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by Marisa R. Randazzo, Ph.D. & Jeffrey J. Nolan Whether you work in higher education, workplace safety, school safety, or threat assessment more generally, there are five core facts you should know about stalking, dating violence, and domestic violence in order to maintain safety in investigations where such behavior is suspected or known.  We identified… Read more »

Rethinking Workplace & Campus Security

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WEB2.GD Wisc keynote

Dr. Gene Deisinger was a subject-matter expert on preventing workplace violence and campus violence in a recent RANE Network expert panel.  Click here for the recap of the teleconference: