Structured Professional Judgment Webinar

Structured Professional Judgment Webinar

$100.00

1.5 Hours | 1.5 CEs (CEUs)

Program Description

This webinar on Structured Professional Judgment (SPJ) is presented by Dr. Kelly Watt.

The webinar 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 the SPJ that are 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 and challenging issues that often arise.

The fee for this training program is $100.

Intended Audience

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 webinar, participants should 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

 

 
 

About Dr. Kelly Watt

Kelly A. Watt, PhD, works as a Threat Assessment Specialist at Protect International and is a member of the Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute at Simon Fraser University in Canada.

Dr. Watt is the editor of the Intelligence newsletter which is disseminated on behalf of threat assessment professional associations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific, and that provides recent advances in research, practice, and the law related to threat assessment around the globe. She also currently serves as a coordinator of a special interest group for the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.

Dr. Watt’s work focuses on conducting assessments, providing training, and developing, implementing and evaluating strategies related to preventing, assessing, and managing violence. She has extensive experience applying these skills in a variety of sectors including, general workplaces, criminal settings, and civil settings. She specializes in intimate partner violence and intimate partner homicide.

Dr. Watt is the co-author of over 100 journal articles, book chapters, research reports and conference presentations concerning violence risk assessment and management, domestic violence related homicides, and coordinated community responses. She has conducted over 50 workshops on violence risk assessment and management, and victim safety planning around the world.
 
 

Webinar Outline

  • Overview of core steps in conducting a violence risk assessment using SPJ
  • The significance of each core step
  • Challenges of each core step

Continuing Education Credit

This Distance Learning Recorded Webinar is a Home Study Training Program. To earn CEs you are required to complete all course materials, quizzes, and the evaluation. No partial credit is available. A score of 70% is required to proceed; you will be able to re-take any quiz on which you score less than 70%. Participants will earn 1 CE hour upon completion of these requirements. Each participant will be able to download and print the CE certificate upon completion of the final evaluation.

Board Approvals: APA, ASWB, CPA, NBCC. Click here for state and other regional board approvals.

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