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Assessing a Client's Risk for Violence

Gain a better understanding of how formal risk assessment can significantly reduce the risk of violent outcomes and liability for those making release recommendations.

Determining an individual's risk for violence is a heavy clinical burden. Many professionals are unsure and lack the confidence of how to go about answering the question of, how likely is this person to commit a violent act? You will become familiar with practice guidelines for violence risk assessment and appropriate objective measures to assess risk of violence. The challenges and utility of the models of violence risk assessment, along with evaluations, will be reviewed.

Runtime: 59 minutes
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Agenda

Overview

  • Premise of Violence Risk Assessment
  • Contexts of Violence Risk Assessment
  • Utility of Violence Risk Assessment

Best Practices in Violence Risk Assessment

  • Models of Violence Risk Assessment
  • Guidelines for Violence Risk Assessment
  • Objective Measures of Violence Risk Assessment

Application to Practice

  • Efficacy of Violence Risk Assessment
  • Challenges of Violence Risk Assessment
  • Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions
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This course was last revised on April 3, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.0
     
  • NJ CLE 1.1
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.0
     
  • NJ CLE 1.1
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Sarah F. Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P.

Sarah F. Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P.

Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC

  • Owns Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC, a multi-state multi-disciplinary company specializing in forensic and correctional services
  • Forensic psychologist licensed in five states performing parent-child reunification for over 15 years
  • Has testified as an expert witness repeatedly in court on cases involving incarcerated parent-child reunification
  • Teaches graduate level criminology courses
  • Chair of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, past president of the Kentucky Psychological Association
  • Psychology, Public Health, and Psychopharmacology (PsyD, MPH, MSCP) degrees
  • Can be contacted at 502-694-9432 or [email protected]
Mariya Leyderman, PsyD, MA

Mariya Leyderman, PsyD, MA

Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC

  • Forensic psychologist at Shelton Forensic Solutions performing violence risk assessments
  • Worked in state and federal correctional institutions performing assessments of dangerousness
  • M.A. degree in social work; Psy.D. degree in forensic psychology
  • Trainer for the Department of Corrections and Police
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 502-694-9432
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Product ID: 404956
Published 2019
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