1 Hour | 1 CE

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

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 program 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 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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