An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: Initial Versus Comprehensive Assessment | February 19, 2020

An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: Initial Versus Comprehensive Assessment | February 19, 2020

$100.00

1 Hour | 1 CE (CEU)

10:00 am – 11:00pm PST | 11:00am – 12:00pm MST

12:00pm – 1:00pm CST | 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST

SKU: WL1574436133 Category:

Program Description

This webinar on An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: Initial Versus Comprehensive Assessment is presented by Dr. Kelly Watt.

Leading authorities, including in the field of violence risk/threat assessment, distinguish between initial versus comprehensive assessments of risk. In this webinar, Dr. Watt will help violence risk/threat assessment professionals to understand the distinction, explain it to stakeholders, and use it to more effectively deliver services and manage liability. She will also provide a high-level overview of different approaches to conducting initial risk assessments, which are the type of risk assessment most often conducted by violence risk/threat assessment professionals.

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Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Describe initial versus comprehensive assessments of violence risk
  • Describe the distinction between initial versus comprehensive assessments of violence risk to more effectively deliver services and manage liability
  • Describe an overview of the different approaches to conducting initial risk assessments

About Dr. Kelly A. Watt

Dr. Kelly A. Watt obtained her BA in psychology at Simon Fraser and her MA and PhD 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 International and a Workplace Consultant at Competence Center Bergen. She is a member of the Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute at Simon Fraser University. Her expertise is in the field of clinical-community-forensic psychology, with a special focus on violence risk assessment and management, victim safety planning, coordinated community responses, and threat assessment teams. She has co-authored more than 75 articles, chapters, reports, and presentations and is the co-author of manuals for risk assessment and safety planning, including the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP), and the Aid to Safety Assessment and Planning (ASAP). She is currently the editor of Intelligence, the newsletter of the Canadian, American, European, and Asia Pacific associations of threat assessment professionals. She also currently serves the chair of special interest group for the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. She has provided over 120 invited presentations and workshops for mental health, law enforcement, corrections, security, victim services, social services, human resources, occupational health and safety, and legal professionals in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Continuing Education Credit

This is a live webinar. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar evaluation. No partial credit is available. For this live webinar, you will need to complete an evaluation form to earn the certificate. Participants will earn 1 CE credit hour for this live webinar. Each participant will be able to print their CE certificate immediately after completing the webinar evaluation.

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Webinar Outline

  • Approaches to Risk Assessment
  • Understand the distinction
  • Effectively deliver services

Intended Audience

This webinar is appropriate for those new to the field of violence risk/threat assessment, as well as experienced professionals who are looking for an introduction to or refresher in the structured professional judgment approach to violence risk/threat assessment. This webinar is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.