Brian Stettin

Treatment Advocacy Center

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Policy Director for the Treatment Advocacy Center, a national nonprofit organization that works to remove legal barriers to treatment for people with severe mental illness

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With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

Crime Prediction and Its Unintended Consequences

With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

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With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

Crime Prediction and Its Unintended Consequences

With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

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The latest mass killing has renewed multiple controversies about mobilizing science and medicine to prevent violent crime.

Crime Prediction… and its Unintended Consequences…

The latest mass killing has renewed multiple controversies about mobilizing science and medicine to prevent violent crime.

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