3 hours | 3 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on HCR-20-V3 Overview is presented by Kevin S. Douglas, PhD, LLB, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.
During this program, Dr. Douglas discusses the revision process for the development of Version 3, outlines the changes from Version 2 to Version 3, provides an overview of the items, and discusses how the measure can be used in practice (implementation issues).
The HCR-20 is the most commonly used violence risk assessment measure across 44 different countries. It helps professionals in correctional, mental health, and forensic settings make decisions about who poses a higher versus lower risk for violence, either within institutions or in the community, and to devise and monitor violence risk management plans.
The HCR-20 (Version 2) has been evaluated in more than 100 studies and implemented or evaluated in at least 32 countries. Version 3 maintains the basic features of Version 2 but has additional features that help decision-makers determine which risk factors are most relevant at the individual level, how to produce a meaningful case formulation, how to develop helpful risk management plans, and how to make decisions about the level of violence risk. Some of its items have been changed as well.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe the revision process for the development of Version 3 and outline the changes from Version 2 to Version 3
Describe the items of the HCR-20V3 and discuss how the measure can be used in practice.
Describe the basis for Structured Professional Judgment.
Describe the implementation issues for changes from Version 2 to Version 3.
Kevin Douglas, PhD, LLB
Dr. Kevin S. Douglas received his law degree (LL.B.) in 2000 from the University of British Columbia and his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in clinical (forensic) psychology from Simon Fraser University. He spent three years on faculty at the University of South Florida in Tampa and has been on faculty ...
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Protect International Risk and Safety Services
We are proud to partner with Protect International Risk and Safety Services for this training. Protect International's threat assessment professionals are internationally recognized experts that have developed some of the world's most widely used and best-validated threat assessment tools. Protect International provides services and products related to violence risk assessment and management, also known as threat assessment and management. Protect International services and products include threat assessment training and support, case assessment and management, legal consultation, policy review and development, and program evaluation and research; along with threat assessment manuals, worksheets, licenses, and software applications for those tools.