1 Hour | 1 CE

This on-demand webinar on The Importance of Risk Communication: Expert Testimony is presented by Stephen D. Hart, Ph.D. 

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 focuses on best practices related to the structure, content, and process of expert testimony. Case illustrations are used to highlight both promising practices and challenging issues when providing expert testimony (e.g., maintaining neutrality and objectivity). 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

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe basic elements and key issues related to expert testimony

  • Describe promising practices and challenging issues related to providing expert testimony

  • Intended Audience

    This on-demand webinar is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand webinar is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

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