As a result of this training, participants will be better able to:
1) Describe the different approaches to risk assessment and varying types of risk assessment tools.
2) Explain the bio-psycho-social model of offending and the importance of assessing psychopathy within the risk assessment process.
3) Identify how adverse childhood experiences, trauma, and protective factors affect risk assessment.
4) Apply risk assessment protocols appropriately to special populations (for example, females and people with intellectual disabilities).
5) Integrate risk assessment within case/treatment/risk management plans