3 Hours | 3 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on RSVP-SVR Overview is presented by P. Randall Kropp, Ph.D., in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

This program focuses on assessing the risk for sexual violence using the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP) and the Sexual Violence Risk-20 (SVR-20). Dr. Kropp teaches participants how to rate risk factors and introduces Version 2 of the SVR-20 (released in 2018). In addition, the case formulation component of the RSVP is discussed and information on how participants can use these measures in practice.

SVR-20 – The Sexual Violence Risk-20 (SVR-20; Boer, Hart, Kropp, & Webster, 1997) is a set of structured professional judgment guidelines for assessing and managing risk for sexual violence. The SVR-20 is used widely and is well-validated.

RSVP – The Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP; Hart, Kropp, Laws, Klaver, Logan, & Watt, 2003) is a set of structured professional judgment (SPJ) guidelines for assessing and managing risk for sexual violence. The RSVP incorporates the latest advances in the SPJ approach to risk assessment, including methods for violence risk formulation, scenario planning, and case management planning.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe key concepts for assessing and managing sexual violence risk

  • Describe how to rate the risk factors on the SVR-20

  • Describe Version 2 of the SVR-20

  • Describe how to formulate cases using the RSVP

Presented By

P. Randall Kropp, PhD

Dr. Randall Kropp is a clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in the assessment and management of violent offenders. He works as a threat assessment specialist for Protect International Inc., is a psychologist with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission of British Columbia, Canada, and is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Simon Fraser University.
  • 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.

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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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