1 Hour | 1 CE

This on-demand professional training program on Implementation Issues is presented by Kevin S. Douglas, Ph.D., LLB, in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

This topic is highly relevant at the individual professional level, the site level, and the agency or system level. Challenges arise at each level that may thwart the proper application of an otherwise well-validated measure into practice.

This program draws on the field of implementation science and also uses case studies on successful implementation stories within agencies. Topics include (a) preparing staff and administration; (b) ensuring information infrastructure readiness; (c) achieving buy-in across and within agency levels; (d) developing policies for the administration of measures; (e) training; (f) monitoring implementation of measure; (g) monitoring integrity of measurement use; and (h) in-field research.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe principles of effective implementation of relevance to individual professionals and administrators

  • Describe common pitfalls to implementation

  • Describe common features of several successful agency-level implementation efforts using case studies

Presented By

Kevin S. Douglas, PhD, LLB

Dr. Kevin S. Douglas received his law degree (LL.B.) in 2000 from the University of British Columbia, and his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in clinical (forensic) psychology from Simon Fraser University. He spent three years on faculty at the University of South Florida in Tampa, and has been on faculty at Simon Fraser University since 2004. He currently 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.
  • 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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