Training Workshops 2018

Violence Risk Assessments constitutes a core task for practitioners working with offenders. It is essential that practitioners adhere to best practice in this complex and challenging task. Our aim is to provide state-of-the art training in a range of violence risk assessment tools. As well as being experienced trainers, our course leaders are all scientist-practitioners who are familiar with the application of risk assessment to real life settings.

The training is suitable for a multi-disciplinary audience and there are courses for all stages of professional development – from introductory to advanced.

For more information on our scheduled training workshops for 2018 please see below.

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Assessing Psychopathic Personality Disorder (PCL-R)

12/04/2016 - 13/04/2016

£675.00

Facilitator: Professor David Cooke (UK)
Psychopathic personality disorder is an important risk factor for violence. Additionally, it has relevance for treatment and risk management.
The Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R) is currently the best validated measure of psychopathy. The use of the PCL-R has become widespread across many agencies; it provides a standard methodology for assessing this important risk factor.

In particular, emphasis is given to the clinical information derived from the instrument and how that information can be used in risk violence formulation. Using a variety of teaching modalities didactic, interactive and practical exercises, this workshop will introduce participants to the PCL-R.
A video case will be used to allow participants to apply the PCL-R ratings and obtain feedback. The strengths and limitations of the PCL-R will be discussed. The PCL-R manual is supplied with this course.

Details

Start:
12/04/2016
End:
13/04/2016
Cost:
£675.00

Venue

The Royal Society
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Organizer

Professor David Cooke

Registration

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