This Certificate in Violence Risk Assessment provides the necessary training to develop the theoretical, empirical, & practical knowledge and skills to reliably conduct forensic assessments of risk for violence. This certificate consists of 70 hours of foundational training in forensic evaluation in addition to 80 hours of training specific to risk assessment.
This Certificate program guides the clinician through 150 hours of training content. All training modules are online and self-paced, allowing the clinician to proceed through the training as quickly as is comfortable. Our suggested timelines for the completion of this certificate assume that the clinician is working full time in addition to this certificate program.
This Certificate was developed for psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health and allied professionals who conduct violence risk assessments in a variety of forensic settings.