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Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol Version 2 (RSVP-V2)

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

15 hours | 15 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol Version 2 (RSVP-V2) is presented by Stephen D. Hart, PhD, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

Sexual violence is a prevalent and serious international problem, and professionals must engage in best practices to prevent future incidents and tragedies. This program is the official launch of the newest version of the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP), a structured professional judgment guideline for assessing and managing risk for sexual violence.

Significant updates have been made to the guidelines, reflecting advances related to research, practice, and the law and incorporating feedback from diverse professionals worldwide.

This program is designed for professionals whose work involves risk assessment and management, including those working in criminal justice, security, victim services, forensic mental health, civil mental health, general health care, social services, human resources, occupational health and safety, and legal services.

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 key concepts and identifying risk factors

Describe decision theory

Describe combining risk factors

Describe administration of the RSVP-2

Describe Structured Professional Judgment of the RSVP-2


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...


1. Introduction

2. Key Concepts - Part 1

3. Key Concepts - Part 2

4. Practical Perspectives

5. SPJ Guidelines

6. RSVP-V2

7. Steps 1 and 2

8. Steps 3 and 4

9. Steps 5-7

10. Q & A

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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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