FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ProActive ReSolutions announces Violence Risk Assessment Webinars by HCR-20 Version 3 Lead Author Dr. Kevin Douglas to be held in November

WHISTLER, B.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) — ProActive Resolutions, Inc. announced at this year’s annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (CATAP) that they will be offering a series of 3-hour live webinars on Version 3 of the HCR-20, the world’s most commonly used violence risk assessment tool in helping professionals in correctional, mental health, and forensic settings. Threat assessment expert and lead author of the HCR-20, Dr. Kevin Douglas, will lead the webinars, which are scheduled to take place at 9:00am (PST) and 1:00pm (PST) on Nov. 5, Nov. 10 and Nov. 12, 2014. The webinars will be held in conjunction with Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training (www.CONCEPT-CE.com).

Students and professionals will get an exclusive opportunity to interact with Dr. Douglas as he discusses the development of Version 3 of the HCR-20, the changes made from Version 2 and as he gives an overview of the items and how the measure can be used in practice. The HCR-20 (Version 2) is a Structured Professional Judgment instrument that has been evaluated in more than 200 studies and implemented or evaluated in at least 35 countries. Participants are encouraged to sign up at www.concept-ce.com/HCR20 as soon as possible to reserve a space for their preferred time and date. Space is being limited to allow for more interaction with Dr. Douglas.

ProActive works with organizations to prevent conflict, repair relationships that have been harmed by conflict, and protect people whose health and safety is threatened by conflict. ProActive has global reach, operating from offices in Australia, Canada, and the United States for more than 14 years. ProActive’s strength is its standardized, evidence-based, and integrated programs coupled with passionate experts from diverse backgrounds. ProActive’s Threat Assessment Specialists have delivered training for health care, law enforcement, corrections, human resource, and legal professionals around the world, on every continent except Antarctica. They have been involved in developing, implementing, and evaluating assessment procedures are actively involved in relevant professional organizations.

CONCEPT (Consolidated Continuing Education & Professional Training) is a world-class provider of premium online professional training in areas relevant to forensic mental health assessment, corrections, law enforcement, and forensic intervention. CONCEPT develops online training programs in conjunction with leading experts in the field of forensic psychology and provides regular updates to professionals in the field by translating research into practice.

For more information and media materials, please refer to the contact provided.

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Media contact for ProActive ReSolutions
Dr. Stephen D. Hart, PhD
Director
www.proactive-resolutions.com
shart@proactive-resolutions.com

Media contact for CONCEPT:
Dr. Patricia A. Zapf, PhD
Director of Education & Training, CONCEPT
(888) 709-4448
www.concept-ce.com
patricia.zapf@gmail.com

Those interested in hearing more about the Structured Professional Judgment approach to risk assessment and management can learn more here:

 

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