Behavioral Threat Assessment Seminar with Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach
October 17, 2023 6:00PM - 7:30PM EST
Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement
4510 Dorr St Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 530.2586

Join The University of Toledo Judith Herb College of Education and the Health and Human Services Alumni Affiliates for an informative seminar with Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach '90, '94, '97, director of UToledo's Center for Education in Mass Violence and Suicide.


Dr. Pescara-Kovach will speak on recognizing the warning signs that someone is at risk of suicide or targeted violence (e.g., school shootings). She will also share best practices in working to prevent the senseless loss of our youth.


The seminar will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Auditorium at the Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement. This seminar is free, but seating is limited. Reservations are requested. We encourage those local to attend in-person but a virtual option will be available. See link to attend virtually:



About Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach

Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach is a professor of educational psychology at The University of Toledo where she serves as Director of the Center for Education in Mass Violence and Suicide. Lisa has her B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Experimental Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with a minor in Child Clinical Psychology.


In addition to her work at UToledo, she served on the advisory board of the National Association of Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NaBITA) from 2017 until 2021 and has since moved onto the advisory board of the International Association of Care and Threat Teams (InterACTT) where she is also a content specialist.


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For assistance, please contact any of the people listed below
Nalani Martoccio
Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Sam Fields
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
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