3 hours | 3 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth (SAVRY) is presented by Laura S. Guy, PhD, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.
During the program, Dr. Guy reviews major developmental concepts relevant to violence risk assessment and management with youth, teaches participants how to rate the risk and protective factors on the SAVRY, and discusses using the measure in practice.
The Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth (SAVRY) guidelines for adolescents' comprehensive violence risk assessment and management is based on the Structured Professional Judgment (SPJ) model. The SAVRY can be used in correctional, forensic, and general or civil psychiatric settings. The SAVRY is used widely worldwide, and the manual has official translations in Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Spanish and Catalan, German and Norwegian. Research conducted to date has supported the SAVRY as a reliable and valid tool for assessing violence risk in adolescents.
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 major developmental concepts relevant to violence risk asessment and management in youth
Describe how to rate the risk and protective factors on the SAVRY
Describe how the measure can be used in practice (implementation issues)
Laura Guy, PhD
Laura S. Guy obtained her BA in psychology at McGill University in Quebec, MA in clinical (forensic) psychology at Sam Houston State University in Texas, and Ph.D. in clinical (forensic) psychology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in f...
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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.