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

1 Hour | 1 CE

This webinar on The Importance of Risk Communication: Short Reports is presented by Kelly A. Watt, 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 short reports. Case illustrations will be used to highlight both promising practices and challenging issues when writing short reports (e.g., including all relevant information, but only relevant information). 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

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe basic elements and core virtues related to short reports

  • Describe promising practices and challenging issues related to writing short 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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