Legal Issues and Violence Risk

Presented By Stephen D. Hart, PhD
Stephen D. Hart, PhD

1.5 hours | 1.5 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on Legal Issues and Violence Risk is presented by Stephen D. Hart, PhD, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

Workplaces have made great strides related to establishing threat assessment teams to assess and manage violence risk over the last two decades and ensuring team members have the adequate skills, experience, and training to do this work.

In their experience assessing and managing violence risk, workplaces have encountered complicated legal issues, and some have even faced lawsuits.
This program focuses on critical legal matters related to violence risk assessment and management in workplaces. Increased awareness of these legal issues will assist professionals and workplaces in engaging in best practices and preventing potential liability.

Intended Audience

This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals

Experience Level

This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

CE / CPD Credit

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe the duty to accommodate in cases where a mental disorder is present

Describe managing parallel investigations

Describe the use of voluntary or involuntary leave as an interim or long-term management strategy

Describe balancing the right to privacy versus freedom of information


Presented By

Stephen D. Hart, PhD

Dr. Stephen D. Hart obtained BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees in psychology at the University of British Columbia. He has been on faculty in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University since 1990 and has held the rank of Professor since 2001. He also served as a Visiting Professor in the Facult...

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Program Partner

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.

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