The Mind and Heart Show: Workplace Violence and Mass Shootings

Mary VanDevanter

This week WPVC’s Mind and Heart host Dr. Jeff Fracher talks to Licensed Clinical Social Worker Mary VanDevanter about workplace violence and mass shootings.

Mary VanDevanter is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 29 years of experience as a psychotherapist, group facilitator, trainer and organizational consultant. She has extensive experience in the highly specialized area of Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, helping high-profile federal, corporate and non-profit organizations cope with and stabilize in the aftermath of traumatic events. Most recently, she spent 17 months assisting the victims of the Washington, DC Navy Yard shooting. Known for her extreme compassion, with a light-hearted touch, she is one of the most sought after Critical Incident experts in the DC metropolitan area.

Dr. Jeff Fracher, an Albemarle County-based forensic psychologist, is the go-to person for a variety of competency, sanity and sex offender evaluations. He is one of about 15 forensic psychologists in Virginia and does more than 250 evaluations a year.

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