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Publications Library

The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview One-Pager

    The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview (TERO) is a three-hour introductory training focusing on a behavioral approach to violence prevention.

    The TERO raises awareness about the risk factors, triggers and stressors, and warning behaviors that could impact a person's decision to commit an act of targeted violence.

    Further, it outlines the mitigating factors that could help prevent acts of targeted violence, while emphasizing the importance of community involvement in seeking help for individuals, and respecting their constitutional rights, privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.

  • Master Trainer Certification Roadmap

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) certifies individuals as Master Trainers in the instruction of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    To obtain certification as a Master Trainer, candidates must successfully complete each component of the Roadmap below.

  • Your Agency Needs a BTAM Master Trainer!

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) is a train‑the-trainer initiative that certifies Federal, State, Local, Tribal and Territorial partners to teach Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    Certified Master Trainers receive exclusive access to key training and program resources that will assist your
    organization in building BTAM processes and utilizing BTAM to prevent targeted violence and terrorism.

  • Master Trainer Program One-Pager

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) certifies Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (F/SLTT) partners in the instruction of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.

    This train-the-trainer program prepares Certified Master Trainers to empower their local communities and organizations to mitigate threats and prevent acts of targeted violence.

  • ST Master Question List Monkeypox

    The following Master Question List (MQL) was developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to present the current state of available information to government decision makers in the operational response to the 2022 monkeypox virus (MPXV) outbreak.

  • Homeland Security Advisory Council’s approved Interim Recommendation of the Disinformation Best Practices and Safeguards Subcommittee

    Homeland Security Advisory Council’s approved Interim Recommendation of the Disinformation Best Practices and Safeguards Subcommittee - July 18, 2022

  • DHS/OBIM/PIA-006 Automated Real-Time Identity Exchange System (ARIES)

    The Automated Real-time Identity Exchange System (ARIES) technology enables a single user interface for the facilitation of current international fingerprint-based information sharing programs by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of State (DOS), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) with foreign partners. The ARIES technology facilitates connectivity and bilateral data exchange between foreign partners and domestic U.S. government agencies and improves auditing of fingerprint-based information sharing programs.

  • Recursos de formularios de ingreso de casos (Formulario 405 del DHS) de la OIDO

    Recursos de formularios de ingreso de casos (Formulario 405 del DHS) de la OIDO

  • 2021 Biometric Technology Rally Results

    The 2021 Biometric Technology Rally focused on evaluating the ability of systems to reliably collect and/or match images of individuals, including those wearing face masks.

  • The CIS Ombudsman's Webinar Series: USCIS' Backlog Reduction Efforts

    This page is for information on the USCIS backlog reduction webinar.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022