An Introduction to Violence Risk/Threat Assessment: Initial Versus Comprehensive Assessment

1 Hour | 1 CE (CEU)

Leading authorities, including in the field of violence risk/threat assessment, distinguish between initial versus comprehensive assessments of risk. In this webinar, Dr. Watt will help violence risk/threat assessment professionals to understand the distinction, explain it to stakeholders, and use it to more effectively deliver services and manage liability. She will also provide a high-level overview of different approaches to conducting initial risk assessments, which are the type of risk assessment most often conducted by violence risk/threat assessment professionals. The webinar is appropriate for those new to the field of violence risk/threat assessment, as well as experienced professionals who are looking for an introduction to or refresher in the structured professional judgment approach to violence risk/threat assessment.