This webinar on HCR-20 Research is presented by Dr. Kevin Douglas. The Historical-Clinical-Risk Management 20 (HCR-20) is one of the most frequently used violence risk assessment and management instruments worldwide. It has been translated into 20 languages and adopted or evaluated in 35 countries.
The third version of the HCR-20 (HCR-20 V3) was published in 2013 by Kevin Douglas, Stephen Hart, Chris Webster, and Henrik Belfrage. This webinar will provide a brief synthesis of all HCR-20 research, and then focus on an up-to-date review of research on the HCR-20 V3. To date, studies on the HCR-20 V3 have been carried out in Canada, USA, UK, Sweden, Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands, with ongoing research being carried out in several additional countries. Findings on the reliability and validity of the HCR-20 V3 have been generally consistent with previous HCR-20 research, and research on the Structured Professional Judgment model more broadly.
– Overview of all HCR Research
– Up-to-Date HCR-20 Version 3 research
– Findings on the reliability and validity of the HCR-20 V3
– Research on the Structured Professional Judgment model
The fee for this training program is $100 and participants should expect to commit approximately 1.5 CE hours to completing this training program. At the end of the training program there will be 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 criminal justice, mental health, or victim support professionals interested in learning more about the HCR-20 Version 3 or those who are considering implementing the HCR-20-V3 into clinical practice. 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. Kevin Douglas
Dr. Kevin S. Douglas is Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University. He is also a Guest Professor of Applied Criminology at Mid-Sweden University, and a Senior Research Advisor at the University of Oslo. Dr. Douglas received his law degree in 2000 from the University of British Columbia, and his Ph.D. in clinical (forensic) psychology from Simon Fraser University in 2002. He received a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Scholar Award (2005-2010), and was the recipient of the Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Excellence in Psychology and Law (2005), awarded jointly by the American Psychology-Law Society and the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.
His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (USA), Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. His research addresses violence risk assessment and management, the association between various mental and personality disorders (i.e., psychosis; psychopathy) and violence, and dynamic (changeable, treatment-relevant) risk factors. He is co-author of the Historical-Clinical-Risk Management-20 (HCR-20) violence risk assessment measure, which has been translated into 18 languages and is used broadly around the world (roughly 35 countries) in correctional, forensic, and psychiatric settings to help guide decisions about violence potential and how to reduce it. Dr. Douglas is lead author on the latest (third) revision of the HCR-20, called the HCR:V3. More recently, he has been conducting research on other violence-related adverse experiences, including suicide-related behaviour, and being victimized by violence. On these topics, Dr. Douglas has authored over 100 journal articles, books, or book chapters.
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 1.5 CE hours 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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