Assessing Risk for Violence in Clinical Practice

September 11 2017, Monday, one-day program

ILPPP Office, 1230 Cedars Court, Suite 108, Charlottesville

Forensic Training Series

This one-day program will provide an overview of risk assessment, risk factors, risk communications and report writing.  Mental health professionals, criminal justice professionals, mental health and criminal justice administrators and policy makers, and others may be interested in this program. If you are interested in risk assessment with juveniles please see information for that special program.

The full description and other information for this program will be published to the website by August 1.  Please return August 1.  Thank you. You may also inquire at  We are delighted to assist you.  

Date: Monday, September 11 2017   

Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Registration beginning from 8:30AM. Lunch on your own from 12:00PM - 1:30PM.

Location: Offices of ILPPP, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA.  ILPPP is at 1230 Cedars Court, Suite 108, Charlottesville, VA 22904.  Cedars Court is a cul de sac off Barracks Road, near Emmet Street (US 29 Business) and the US 29/250 Bypass.  There is a local bank on both corners at the entrance to Cedars Court.  ILPPP offices are in the 1228-1230 Cedar Court Center, in the 1230 Building, which is the rear building.  ILPPP entrances are at the farthest corner of the 1230 Building.  There is plenty of free parking but please do not park in spots marked 'Visitor' which are for the convenient of patients visiting clinics at the Center.  Thank you.  If you are interested to know of local lodging please inquire with

Lead faculty for this program: Daniel Murrie PhD and Elisha Agee PsyD, both faculty with ILPPP. Brief bios will be provided on the agenda.  Please request at

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

Define base rates for violence in various populations

Identify empirically supported risk factors including dynamic and static risk factors

Discuss clinical aspects of risk assessment

Discuss features of structured risk assessment instruments (including a practice exercise)

Describe elements of a risk assessment report and effective risk communications


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) :

Elisha Agee PsyD, Daniel Murrie 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.

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). 

For sworn officers and others

The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy will seek accreditation of 6.0 (expected) hours of Partial Inservice Credit for sworn officers through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.  If awarded there will be no additional cost for these credits.


Continuing education

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

email  Thank you. 

LINK to Continuing Education details. Please cursor to the program of interest. 

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:
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 
Registration & Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy
Fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and CSBs - $75.00.  Others - $195.00 (contact 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).