James N. Madero, PhD
Threat Assessment Specialist
Dr. Madero writes on workplace violence prevention for IRMI.com.
He has more than 30 years' experience as a clinical psychologist and has worked in a number of mental health facilities. An expert in psychological testing, he has conducted several thousand psychological assessments in public and private schools, mental health clinics, and psychiatric hospitals. He has also served as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, where he performed over 300 psychological evaluations at NIH's Clinical Center.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Madero has specialized in workplace violence prevention. Recognized as an expert in threat assessment and workplace violence prevention training, Dr. Madero has conducted over 600 threat assessments of potentially violent employees for public and private sector companies and organizations, trained workplace violence prevention teams, as well as conducted workplace violence prevention trainings for thousands of managers, supervisors, and employees. He has worked with companies and organizations such as the Internal Revenue Service, US Postal Service, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, International Paper, Coca-Cola, NBC Studios, Morrison & Foerster law firm, St. Joseph Hospital, Kyocera, and the St. Paul Insurance Companies.
Dr. Madero is the author of workplace violence prevention training programs and materials, including online and computer-based training for managers, supervisors, and employees. He is also the author of numerous psychological publications and articles on workplace violence prevention. In addition, he is a frequent speaker at conferences and meetings around the country.
Dr. Madero served on the faculty of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where he directed the master's program in clinical psychology and taught undergraduate and graduate courses. For more than 20 years, he has directed the doctoral programs in clinical psychology at United States International University in San Diego, California. He is presently professor of psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego, where he teaches courses in psychological testing and report writing, work and well-being, workplace and school violence prevention, and violence in America.
Dr. Madero is a graduate of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Catholic University, Washington, DC, and holds a California license in psychology.