Violence Triage

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

10 hours | 10 CEs

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

This program focuses on principles of Violence Triage for prioritizing cases and actions. Skills for triaging violence are important to assist professionals and workplaces in fulfilling their professional obligations under statutory law, common law, and professional codes of ethics to screen for and respond to warning signs related to violence risk. Failure to do so could result in legal liability if actions failed to meet professional standards and resulted in harm to others. The Violence Triage helps professionals and workplaces to make immediate decisions about receiving and assessing information concerning warning signs for violence risk, develop an action plan for resolution, and meet organizational reporting requirements. By using an evidence-based process to make these decisions, workplaces can protect themselves from potential liability and protecting others from future harm.

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 principles of Violence Triage for prioritizing cases and actions

Describe skills for triaging violence to assist professionals and workplaces

Describe how Violence Triage fulfills professional obligations under statutory law, common law, and professional codes of ethics

Describe how to screen for and respond to warning signs related to violence risk

Describe the legal liability is actions failed to meet professional standards and resulted in harm to others

Describe making immediate decisions about receiving and assessing information

Describe how to develop an action plan for resolution

Describe how to meet organizational requirements

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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...

Curriculum

1. Introduction

2. Professional Responsibility

3. Violence Triage

4. Sample Cases

5. Violence Triage Documentation

6. Practice Cases - Introduction

7. Practice Case - Kirkwood

8. Practice Case - Storey

9. Practice Case - Forster

10. Risk Communication

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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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