Upcoming Events


Dr. Desmarais is conducting the following trainings that are open to the public:

Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START). Two-day program sponsored by the Institute for Best Practices, UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health to be held March 27-28, 2018 at the Royal Banquet & Conference Center, Raleigh, NC.

Integrating structured risk assessment into clinical practice: Moving from violence risk assessment to risk management. One-day program to be held May 24, 2018 at the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, & Public Policy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.


Dr. Desmarais will be giving an invited presentation on "Jail Mental Health: Opportunities for Diversion and Intervention" at the Southern Illinois University conference on Advancements in Correctional Practices to be held April 19, 2018, Carbondale, IL.

Lab members will be presenting findings of their research at conferences, including:


Dr. Desmarais is available for conference keynotes, expert panels, trainings, and workshops. To learn more, please contact Dr. Sarah Desmarais.