This webinar on Legal Issues and Violence Risk is presented by Dr. Steven Hart. Workplaces have made great strides related to establishing threat assessment teams to assess and manage violence risk over the last two decades, as well as ensuring team members have the adequate skills, experience, and training to do this work.
In the course of their experience assessing and managing violence risk, workplaces have encountered complicated legal issues, and some have even faced lawsuits. This webinar focuses on critical legal issues related to violence risk assessment and management in workplaces. Increased awareness of these legal issues will assist professionals and workplaces to engage in best practices and to prevent potential liability.
– Overview of Legal Issues and Violence Risk
– Establishing threat assessment teams
– Critical legal issues related to violence risk assessment
– Management in workplaces
The fee for this training program is $100 and participants should expect to commit approximately 1.5 CE hours to complete this training program. At the end of the training program, there is a quiz that must be passed with a 70%. Once the course is completed participants will complete a course evaluation and then will be able to print their certificate of completion.
This webinar is intended for professionals that want to enhance their understanding in threat assessment and risk management, including those working in criminal justice, security, health care, social service, education, and human resources settings. This webinar is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this recorded webinar, participants should be able to:
– Describe the duty to accommodate in cases where mental disorder is present
– Describe managing parallel investigations
– Describe the use of voluntary or involuntary leave as an interim or long-term management strategy
– Describe balancing right to privacy versus freedom of information
About Dr. Stephen Hart
Dr. Stephen D. Hart obtained BA, MA, and PhD 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 has been a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen in Norway since 2000. His expertise is in the field of clinical-forensic psychology, with a special focus on the assessment of violence risk and psychopathic personality disorder. He has co-authored more than 215 books, chapters, and articles. He has served as editor of two scientific journals; a member of the editorial board of six journals; and ad hoc reviewer for more than 30 journals. He served as executive committee member of several professional organizations, including President of the American Psychology-Law Society and the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services.
He has received various distinctions for his professional work, including the Career Achievement Award from the Society of Clinical Psychology, the Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Research Excellence in Psychology and Law from the American Psychology-Law Society and the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. In Canada, he has been qualified to give expert testimony before various courts, tribunals, and review boards, including the provincial courts of British Columbia and Ontario; the superior courts of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario; Federal Court; and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs.
Continuing Education Credit
This Distance Learning Live Webinar is an online Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar quiz and evaluation for this Distance Learning Live Webinar. No partial credit is available. For this webinar, you will need to pass the webinar quiz with 70% correct and complete a webinar evaluation form to earn the certificate. You can take the test as many times as necessary to pass. Participants will earn 1.5 CE hour for completion once they have completed these requirements. Each participant will be able to print their CE certificate immediately after completing and passing the post-test and evaluation.
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