1 Hour | 1 CE

This on-demand professional training program on The Importance of Risk Communication: Oral Reports and Feedback Sessions is presented by Kelly A. Watt, Ph.D. in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

Risk communication is one of the most important and most challenging strategies for ensuring that management strategies are implemented and violence is prevented. This program focuses on best practices related to the structure, content, and process of oral reports and feedback reports. Case illustrations are used to highlight both promising practices and challenging issues when delivering oral reports and feedback reports (e.g., navigating the tension between an individual’s right to privacy and a professional’s or organization’s duty to protect). This program 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 program you will be able to:

  • Describe basic elements and core virtues related to oral reports and feedback sessions

  • Describe promising practices and challenging issues related to delivering oral reports and feedback reports

  • Intended Audience

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

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand professional training 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 pround 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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