Fall Conference-Annual Meeting "Caring in a Violent Society"

October 05, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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WPA Office
11801 W. Silver Spring Drive, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53225

"Caring in a Violent Society"

Earn 4.5 FREE CE Credits

(For In Person Registration ONLY!)

WebEx videoconferencing will receive 3 CE Credits.

Dawn M. Pflugradt, PsyD
Dr. Pflugradt received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2008. She received an additional graduate degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Clinical Bioethics in 2014. She is currently a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Wisconsin performing forensic and clinical work. She is employed by the Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections conducting forensic risk evaluations. She also has a private practice and holds a position as an Associate Professor at the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, where she teaches Ethics and heads the Human Research Subjects Committee. Dr. Pflugradt is one of two certified STATIC-99R trainers in the State of Wisconsin and the only certified STABLE/ACUTE trainer in the state. In addition to her clinical and teaching duties, she conducts research and regularly presents at international conferences her research findings related to criminality, risk assessment and treatment of violence.

Christopher T. Tyre, PhD
Dr. Tyre received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 1996. He has been employed by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for 20 years providing psychological treatment to incarcerated males and performing forensic evaluations of high risk sexual offenders to determine potential eligibility for civil commitment. In addition, Dr. Tyre routinely provides forensic consultative services to District Attorneys, Attorneys General and defense counsel on a wide array of forensic psychological issues including Competency and Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Defect pleadings. Dr. Tyre has served as a consultant to the US military providing forensic psychological services in Courts Martial proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Tyre serves as a consulting psychologist for Marquette University performing risk assessments of violence potential for undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Tyre serves as a Special Consultant Psychologist for the Suburban Critical Incident Team, working directly with the hostage negotiation unit. Dr. Tyre also holds a position as an adjunct professor at the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology (WSPP) teaching courses in correctional psychology, forensic assessment, and ethics. He also has served as the Chair for several doctoral dissertations addressing research into the area of sexual offender risk assessment.

Stay After the Conference

12-1pm Social Hour with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
1-2:30pm Safety & Self-Defense Strategies Approved for 1.5 CE's! Making a total of 4.5 CE's

Safety & Self-Defense Strategies: by Christy Knowles Operations Captain from Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office

Captain Knowles will provide practical ideas and strategies oriented toward helping you create a safer environment at work and at home. In addition, she will demonstrate some simple techniques to improve your ability to defend yourself in potentially dangerous situations. Participants will be able to practice some techniques during the workshop.

Information on how to connect via Videoconferencing will be emailed prior to the event.



$0.00 Member Attending in Person

$60.00 Non-Member

$0.00 Member Videoconference Only

$20.00 Student Non-member