1.5 hours | 1.5 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Structured Professional Judgment (SPJ) is presented by Kelly A. Watt, PhD, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.
This program provides an overview of the core steps involved in conducting a violence risk assessment using Structured Professional Judgement. Structured Professional Judgment is one of the most widely used approaches to violence risk assessment in the world.
Advances have been made to the core steps for using SPJ supported by both research and practice and reflected in the most recent tools (e.g., RSVP, SAM, HCR-20 V3, SARA V3). The importance of each of these steps is discussed as well as challenging issues that often arise.
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 how to identify and gather relevant information
Describe the presence of risk factors
Describe the relevance of risk factors
Discuss how to develop a formulation of risk
Discuss how to develop case management plans
Demonstrate how to communicate findings
Kelly A. Watt, PhD
Dr. Kelly A. Watt obtained her BA in psychology at Simon Fraser and her MA and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She worked as a Psychology Fellow at Vancouver Coastal Health between 2008 and 2010. She currently works as Threat Assessment Specialist at Protect ...
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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.