8:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Substantive Sexual Offender Risk Assessment with Structured Professional Judgment (SPJ) Using the SVR-20 Version 2||
After a brief historical survey of risk assessment, SPJ will be thoroughly reviewed as an evidence-based, discretionary approach that produces meaningful risk assessments with individualized scenario planning to manage risk and enhance treatment. The SVR-20, originally published in 1997, has just been revised with Version 2 and will be reviewed. Case examples for properly using the SVR-20 V2 will be presented as will ways to avoid potential misuse with a focus on commonly encountered cognitive heuristics. Finally, a SPJ rubric for conducting risk assessments will be presented that facilitates useful scenario planning when making judgments under conditions of uncertainty.
3 Psychology CEs included with registration (please check the box if you would like CEs):
Individual Members (please log into your online account to access registration): $20
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