1 Hour | 1 CE

This on-demand professional training on An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: The State of the Field is presented by Stephen D. Hart, PhD. in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

The practice of violence risk assessment and management, also known as threat assessment and management, has expanded rapidly over the past 20 years. In this program, Dr. Hart will map the terrain of the field as it exists today with respect to the distinctions (or lack thereof!) between violence risk assessment and management versus threat assessment management, the nature of violence risk/threat assessment, the theoretical and empirical foundations of violence risk/threat assessment, and the training and expertise of violence risk/threat assessment professionals around the world.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe violence risk assessment/management versus threat assessment/management

  • Describe the theoretical and empirical foundations of violence risk/threat assessment

  • Describe the training and expertise of violence risk/threat assessment professionals around the world

Presented By

Stephen D. Hart, PhD

Dr. Stephen D. Hart obtained BA, MA, and PhD degrees in psychology at the University of British Columbia. He has been on faculty in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University since 1990, and has held the rank of Professor since 2001. He also has been a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen in Norway since 2000. His expertise is in the field of clinical-forensic psychology, with a special focus on the assessment of violence risk and psychopathic personality disorder.
  • Intended Audience

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

  • Experience Level

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

  • CE / CPD Credit

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Protect International Risk and Safety Services

We are proud to partner with Protect International Risk and Safety Services for this training. Protect International's threat assessment professionals are internationally recognized experts that have developed some of the world's most widely used and best-validated threat assessment tools. Protect International provides services and products related to violence risk assessment and management, also known as threat assessment and management. Protect International services and products include threat assessment training and support, case assessment and management, legal consultation, policy review and development, and program evaluation and research; along with threat assessment manuals, worksheets, licenses, and software applications for those tools.

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