6 Hours | 6 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on ASAP: Safety Assessment and Planning is presented by Kelly A. Watt, PhD in partnership with Protect International Risk and Safety Services.

Although victim safety planning is a critical management strategy for all violence risk assessments, it is often not given the attention it deserves or requires. During the program, you learn about best practices and challenging issues related to safety assessment and planning and how to administer the Aid to Safety Assessment and Planning Guideline (ASAP), an SPJ for victim safety planning.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe best practices and challenging issues related to safety planning

  • Describe special issues related to safety planning (e.g., lethality assessment and fear management)

  • Describe administration of the Aid to Safety Assessment and Planning Guideline (ASAP)

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.
  • 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

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

Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Review Before Proceeding

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Lesson 1 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 3

    ASAP - Part 1

    • Lesson 2 Video

    • ASAP Manual

  • 4

    ASAP - Part 2

    • Lesson 3 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 5

    Lethality Assessment

    • Lesson 4 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 6

    Fear Management

    • Lesson 5 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 7

    Case Study Introduction - Kirkwood

    • Lesson 6 Video

    • Case Study - Kirkwood

    • Submission Directions

    • ASAP Worksheet Submission

    • Submission Verification

  • 8

    Case Study - Kirkwood

    • Lesson 7 Video

  • 9

    Evaluation

    • Evaluation

    • Submission Verification

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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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