Integrating Structured Risk Assessment into clinical practice: Moving from violence risk assessment to risk management

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May 24 2018, one day program

Holloway Hall in Bavaro Hall, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

Forensic Training Series

Expert Sarah Desmarais PhD, with North Carolina State University, will present a one-day program describing the rationale for the use of structured risk assessment approaches to violence risk assessment in clinical practice,  and conceptualize the roles of various risk factors to inform risk management and treatment planning. Case examples will be discussed that assist learning about uses of structured risk assessment approaches to monitor and modify risk management and treatment over time.  

Date: Thursday May 24 2018   

Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Lunch on your own, with morning and afternoon breaks. 

Location:  The  program will be in Holloway Hall in Bavaro Hall, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA. 

Bavaro Hall is at address 417 Emmet Street South,  Charlottesville, VA 22904.  See a map to Bavaro Hall  Map to Bavaro Hall, UVA

THERE IS NO PUBLIC PARKING at Bavaro Hall.  Adjacent to Bavaro Hall you may find hourly visitor parking and parking for persons with disabilities at the UVA Central Grounds Parking Garage at address 400 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22903.  For more parking information or for special assistance, call (434) 924-7231. Please note that the Central Grounds Parking Garage is a cash-only parking facility: you pay only with cash as you exit.  Current rates are $1/half-hour and $20 for a lost ticket.  Find more information including a map to the Garage Info on rates, location and map to UVA Central Grounds Parking Garage

To avoid paying for parking a good walker might park in the Barracks Road Shopping Center  -  1117 Emmet St North -  and walk along Emmet Street to Bavaro Hall.  The walk may take about 20-25 minutes on level ground with good sidewalks. 

If you are interested to know about local lodging please inquire with els2e@virginia.edu.  Several hotels nearby include the following:

University's Cavalier Inn  - 3-5 minutes walking 
105 North Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22903-1728 / Phone - 434-296-8111 
http://www.cavalierinn.com/

                       Marriott Courtyard University Medical Center  - 5-8 minutes walking

1201 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 / Phone: 434-977-1700

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chodt-courtyard-charlottesville-university-medical-center/

                       Graduate Charlottesville (a boutique hotel)  - 3-5 minutes walking

                            1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903 / Phone - 434-295-4333

http://graduatecharlottesville.com/?gclid=CNju_u_8ktMCFYKFswodVowHkg

Hampton Inn & Suites – At the University – 8-10 minutes walking

900 W. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903 / Phone - 434-923-8600

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hampton-inn-and-suites-charlottesville-at-the-university-CHOMSHX/index.html

Faculty for this program:  Sarah L. Desmarais PhD, Associate Professor and Area Coordinator, Applied Social and Community Psychology, North Carolina State University

Dr. Desmarais is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Applied Social and Community Psychology Program at North Carolina State University. She received her Ph.D. from the Law and Forensic Psychology Program at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Desmarais’ current research focuses on the assessment and treatment of risks and needs associated with criminal behavior, interpersonal violence, and terrorism. She has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications on topics including violence and mental illness, risk assessment strategies, domestic violence, and terrorism. She has held over $3.3 million in grants from agencies including the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute of Justice. Dr. Desmarais has conducted trainings worldwide on violence risk assessment and has written reports adopted by the U.S. National Institute of Justice and National Institute of Corrections. She serves on local behavioral health and criminal justice committees, as well as state and federal policy taskforces. Dr. Desmarais is co-author of the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START) and the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability: Adolescent Version (START:AV), structured professional judgment guides for the assessment and management of violence and related risks associated with behavioral health disorders. The START has been translated into nine languages and is being used in behavioral health and correctional agencies, as well as private practices, in more than a dozen countries. 

Educational objectives: At the conclusion of the program participants will be able to

Describe the rationale for the use of structured risk assessments approaches to violence risk assessment in clinical practice

Identify the role of static and dynamic risk and protective factors in the assessment and management of violence and other risks associated with behavioral health problems 

Conceptualize risk and protective factors in ways that inform risk management and treatment planning

Use structured risk assessment approaches to monitor and modify, as necessary, risk management and treatment over time

Apply this knowledge to individual cases

Disclosures:

The following speaker(s) with this program have no personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services: (in alphabetical order) :

Sarah Desmarais PhD 

The planning committee have no personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services (in alphabetical order): Daniel Murrie PhD, Michael Schaefer PhD, Benjamin Skowysz LCSW, Janet Warren DSW

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

For physicians and others

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 (expected) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards 6.0 (expected) hours of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.

The program is jointly provided by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.

The cost will be $12 for each hour of credits claimed out of the 6 total available.

The cost will be $12 for each hour of credits claimed out of the 6 total available.  NOTICE:  Physicians and any others requesting either PRA Category 1 award or Hours of Participation award MUST PAY IN ADVANCE or BRING A CHECK TO THE PROGRAM.   Inquire at els2e@virginia.edu

For psychologists and others

The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The cost will be $6 per hour ($6 x 6 hours=$36).


Continuing education

Please find complete information regarding continuing education at the link provided below or 

email els2e@virginia.edu  Thank you. 

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How to register for the program

Application for registration is made through your individual user profile created with the ILPPP website. Please create your profile, or get automated help to find your profile if you have forgotten your profile name or password: http://ilppp.virginia.edu/OREM/Registrant/SignIn
After you apply for registration you will receive an automated email confirming that ILPPP has received your application. Acceptance into a program is not automatic because capacity limitations and public mental health system needs are considered. After ILPPP formally accepts a registrant  into the program they will receive a second automated email that confirms registration and includes invoice information and online payment instructions.
Before the program ILPPP will send further information to assist participant's planning. Questions about registration may go to els2e@virginia.edu 
Registration & Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy

Fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and CSBs and invited registrants - $75.00.

Others - $195.00 (contact els2e@virginia.edu to see if a group discount is possible).

Cancellation fee - $25.00.

A full registration fee refund will be processed only if the registrant has submitted the cancellation notice to ILPPP no later than 7 days prior to the first day of the program. If registration is cancelled 6 days or less days prior there is a $25 cancellation service charge which will be deducted from the program’s registration fee. The remainder of the registration fee will be processed within 10 days following the end of the training program. Please allow 30 days following the end of the training program to receive the refund. Refunds will be processed according to the method of original payment (check, credit card or EDI-transfer).