The Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (CATAP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of threat assessment and management

CATAP provides police officers, criminal justice personnel, mental health professionals, educators, government officials and other stakeholders with valuable information for preventing violence in relation to domestic violence, stalking, work place, school violence, general violence and sexual assault.

Announcing the 2017 Annual CATAP Workshop & Conference

We are pleased to announce the 2017 CATAP Workshop (October 23rd – 24th) and Conference (October 25th – 27th) at the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu in La Malbaie, Quebec!

We have been working hard behind the scenes to create another top-notch professional threat assessment and management conference. Please find our exciting workshop and conference schedule here (in English and French) and far more details, including speaker bios and presentation summaries at

So, Register Now!

We are looking forward to seeing all our dedicated members again this year and welcome new colleagues from all over Canada and the world.

Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer la venue de la conférence annuelle CATAP 2017 au Manoir Richelieu Fairmont à La Malbaie, Québec !  Bienvenu à l’atelier  (les 23-24 octobre) et à la conférence (25-27 octobre).

Suite à beaucoup de travail en arrière-scène, nous sommes fiers de vous inviter à une autre grande conférence sur l’évaluation et la gestion de la menace. Vous trouverez ci-joint le programme de l’atelier et de la conférence (sujet à quelques changements). Visitez le pour plus amples informations incluant les biographies des conférenciers et les résumés des présentations.

Enregistrez-vous dès maintenant!

Au plaisir de revoir tous nos membres assidus et de rencontrer de nouveaux collègues du Canada et de partout au monde. 

À bientôt au Québec!

New guide from our friends at the FBI BAU on targeted violence prevention

Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks

New publication on preventing targeted violence from the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit.

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Conference Program will be in English and French (Simultaneous Translation via Headsets)

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Membership includes many benefits!


Join now and receive the newly established 

Journal of Threat Assessment and Management (JTAM), published by the American Psychological Association and a forum for scholarly dialogue regarding the most important emerging issues in the field of violence risk assessment.


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We are pleased to announce the 11th conference of the Association of European Threat Assessment Professionals (AETAP), scheduled from 24-26 April 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. 

To all professionals active in the field of threat assessment and threat management: we welcome your abstract for oral presentations! We aim to strike a balance between input from academia, law enforcement, and corporate practices. 

The abstract submission deadline is on Monday 18 September 2017.

More information can be found here AETAP2018.pdf or here

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