1 Hour | 1 CE

This webinar on An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: Initial Versus Comprehensive Assessment is presented by Kelly A. Watt, PhD.

Leading authorities, including in the field of violence risk/threat assessment, distinguish between initial versus comprehensive assessments of risk. In this webinar, Dr. Watt helps violence risk/threat assessment professionals to understand the distinction, explain it to stakeholders, and use it to more effectively deliver services and manage liability. She also provides a high-level overview of different approaches to conducting initial risk assessments, which are the type of risk assessment most often conducted by violence risk/threat assessment professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Describe initial versus comprehensive assessments of violence risk

  • Describe the distinction between initial versus comprehensive assessments of violence risk to more effectively deliver services and manage liability

  • Describe an overview of the different approaches to conducting initial risk assessments

Presented By

Kelly A. Watt, PhD

Dr. Kelly A. Watt 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.

  • Intended Audience

    This on-demand webinar is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand webinar is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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