Training Workshops 2015-16

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 2015/16 please see below.

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April 2016
£675.00

Assessing Psychopathic Personality Disorder (PCL-R)

April 12 - April 13
The Royal Society,
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Facilitator: Professor David Cooke (UK) Duration: 2 days Date: Tuesday 12th - Wednesday 13th April 2016 Cost: £675.00 (inc. VAT and course materials) Location: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ 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…

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£675.00

Assessing Personality Disorder Using the International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE)

April 12 - April 13
The Royal Society,
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Facilitator: Dr Caroline Logan (UK) Duration: 2 days Date: Tuesday 12th – Wednesday 13th April 2016 Cost: £675.00 (inc. VAT and course materials) Location: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ The International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) is a semi-structured clinical interview developed to assess the personality disorder presentations described in section II of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder 5th Edition and the International Classification of Diseases 10th Edition. Personality disorder assessment is…

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£650.00

Violence Risk Assessment and Management using the HCR-20 Version 3 (HCR-20 v3)

April 14 - April 15
The Royal Society,
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Facilitator: Professor David Cooke Duration: 2 days Dates: Thursday 14th – Friday 15th April 2016 Cost: £650.00 (inc. VAT and course materials) Location: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ Systematic assessment of the risk of harm to others is now generally accepted to be a crucial component in the effective management of violent offenders. Using the method of structured professional judgement, violence risk assessment is geared towards the design of a comprehensive risk management plan. Published guidelines following this…

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£650.00

Risk Assessment and Management of Sexual Violence (RSVP)

April 14 - April 15
The Royal Society,
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Facilitator: Dr Caroline Logan Duration: 2 days Dates: Thursday 14th – Friday 15th April 2016 Cost: £650.00 (inc. VAT and course materials) Location: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ Numerous instruments now exist to support the efforts of practitioners to predict the likelihood of sexual violence recidivism. Fewer instruments are available to support efforts to formulate and manage risk, and ultimately prevent sexual violence. This workshop will prepare participants to administer a structured professional judgement…

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