Diversity Issues in Violence Risk Assessment: General Principles and Best Practice Webinar

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1 Hour | 1 CE (CEU) | FREE

Program Description

Consideration of issues in diversity is a critical component of violence risk assessment and management that is often overlooked. There has been intense debate in this field about whether established tools take diversity issues into consideration and how these tools can best consider diversity issues.

This webinar will provide an overview of some general principles and best practices that can be applied to the consideration of diversity issues when conducting assessments. There will also be discussion around the suitability of these principles, as well as with the different approaches used for assessing and managing violence risk, including Unstructured Professional Judgment, Structured Professional Judgement, and Actuarial Risk Assessment. Cases will be used to illustrate the importance and implications of the consideration of diversity issues when assessing and managing violence risk. The remaining webinars in this series will provide focused discussions regarding diversity issues related to youth and emerging adults, culture, and gender and sexuality.

Webinar Outline
This webinar will focus on diversity issues in violence risk assessment.

  • General principles
  • Best practices
  • Case illustrations

Intended Audience
This webinar is relevant for mental health professionals and legal professionals who want to understand suggestibility including those working in forensic, clinical, criminal justice, health care, social service, and educational settings. This webinar is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level professionals.

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

1. Describe general principles that can be applied to the consideration of diversity issues when conducting assessments.
2. Describe best practices that can be applied to the consideration of diversity issues when conducting assessments.
3. Describe the suitability of these principles and practices when applied to different approaches in risk assessment and management.
4. Describe the general principles and best practices to violence risk assessment and management.

About Dr. Kelly 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 Distance Learning Recorded Webinar is an online Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar quiz and evaluation for this Distance Learning Recorded 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 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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