Training on Evaluation of Risk for Intimate Partner Violence with the SARA-V3 offered


TAMPA, Fla.March 28, 2016 — CONCEPT Professional Training, a global leader in online professional training in forensic mental health and the Forensic Training Academy, announced today they are partnering to host Summer Training Institute 2016 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice June 13 – 17, 2016. Attendees will participate in in-person workshops with internationally renowned experts in the forensic mental health field. On key training program is the Evaluation of Risk for Intimate Partner Violence with the SARA-V3 is a 2-day workshop presented by Drs. Stephen Hart and Randall Kropp. Both Drs. Stephen Hart and Randall Kropp are experts in violence risk assessment.

The Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide has become popular worldwide as a method for assessing and managing risk for intimate partner violence (IPV). It has been translated into 10 languages and is used by diverse professionals in numerous countries across six continents. The third version of the guidelines, the SARA-V3, was published in 2015 by Drs. Randall Kropp and Stephen Hart. This workshop will cover topics such as: principles of violence risk assessment and management; the development of the SARA-V3; the use of the SARA-V3 for intimate partner violence risk assessment and management; and the effective implementation of the SARA-V3 into practice in light of both institutional and community challenges.

This in-person workshop is relevant for professionals who want to obtain skills in risk assessment and management, including those working in criminal justice, victim services, health care, counseling, social services, human resources, occupational health and safety, law enforcement, security, and legal services settings.

DAY 1:  Principles of Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment and Management
* The nature of intimate partner violence, including intimate partner homicide, and intimate partner violence risk
* Principles of violence risk assessment, focusing on structured professional judgment (SPJ) approaches
* Principles of violence risk management, focusing on scenario planning approaches

DAY 2:  Assessing and Managing Risk for Intimate Partner Violence
* Focus on violence against current or former intimate partner, one of the most common and dangerous forms of violence
* Administration, coding, and interpretation of the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide (SARA-V3)
For more information on 2016 Summer Training workshops, visit the information page.

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About Forensic Training Academy and CONCEPT Professional Training

The Forensic Training Academy at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is directed by Dr. Patricia Zapf. In addition to offering in-person world-class professional training, the Forensic Training Academy provides the opportunity for students to build research around our training programs. Each training program offered by the Forensic Training Academy is eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credit, through Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training (CONCEPT).

Consolidated Continuing Education & Professional Training (CONCEPT) provides expert online professional training in areas relevant to criminal and civil forensic mental health assessment, corrections, law enforcement, and forensic intervention. Our goal is to provide premium professional training in an accessible online format. We believe in the value of world-class professional training, enhanced by continuing education and lifelong learning, in an online format accessible to all.


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