March 17, 2021 | 10:00am-11:00am (Pacific)

1 Hour | 1 CE

This webinar on The Importance of Risk Communication: Long Reports is presented by Brianne Layden, PhD

Risk communication is one of the most important and most challenging strategies for ensuring that management strategies are implemented and violence is prevented. This webinar will focus on best practices related to the structure, content, and process of long reports. Case illustrations will be used to highlight both promising practices and challenging issues when writing long reports (e.g., including all relevant elements, incorporating all virtues of communication). This webinar is appropriate for those new to the field of violence risk/threat assessment, as well as experienced professionals who are looking for an update on issues best practices related to risk communication.

Presented By

Brianne Layden, PhD

Dr. Brianne Layden obtained BA, MA, and PhD degrees in psychology at Simon Fraser University. She worked with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission of British Columbia, Canada, as a psychology assistant, and with the DBT Centre of Vancouver as a clinical extern from 2012 to 2016. She also worked as a Forensic Psychology Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School from 2017 to 2018.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe basic elements and core virtues related to long reports

  • Describe promising practices and challenging issues related to writing long reports

  • Intended Audience

    This live webinar is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This live webinar is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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