November 9-10, 2021 | 8:00am - 3:00pm (Pacific)

14 Hours | 14 CEs


The live workshop on Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol Version 2 (RSVP-V2) is presented by Stephen D. Hart, Ph.D., P. Randall Kropp, Ph.D., and Kelly A. Watt, Ph.D in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

Sexual violence is a prevalent and serious international problem and it is critical that professionals engage in best practices to prevent future incidents and tragedies. This workshop is the official launch of the newest version of the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP), a structured professional judgment guideline for assessing and managing risk for sexual violence.
Significant updates have been made to the guidelines, reflecting advances related to research, practice, and the law and incorporating feedback from diverse professionals around the world.

This workshop is designed for professionals whose work involves risk assessment and management, including those working in criminal justice, security, victim services, forensic mental health, civil mental health, general health care, social services, human resources, occupational health and safety, and legal services.

Presented By

Stephen D. Hart, PhD

Dr. Stephen D. Hart obtained BA, MA, and PhD degrees in psychology at the University of British Columbia. He has been on faculty in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University since 1990, and has held the rank of Professor since 2001. He also has been a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen in Norway since 2000. His expertise is in the field of clinical-forensic psychology, with a special focus on the assessment of violence risk and psychopathic personality disorder.

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.

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 workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe key concepts and identifying risk factors

  • Describe decision theory

  • Describe combining risk factors

  • Describe administration of the RSVP-2

  • Describe Structured Professional Judgment of the RSVP-2

  • Intended Audience

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

  • Experience Level

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

  • CE / CPD Credit

    APA, ASWB, CPA, NBCC Click here for state and other regional board approvals.

Live Event Policy

  • Event Communications

    The Zoom login information will be sent 1-week, 1-day, and 1-hour before the start of the event. When registering, use an email that is active and that you check regularly. We are not responsible for communications not being received; if you do not add caps@paloaltou.edu to your email safe sender list, our emails are likely to end up in your spam or junk folders.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Have a sudden change of plans and are unable to attend live? No worries, you will be given access to the on-demand version of the program once available. Alternately, your registration can be migrated to another live event.

  • Event Conduct

    Please conduct yourself in a professional manner throughout the event. Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for all who attend. We reserve the right to remove any participants who are disruptive or who act unprofessionally.

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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.