You’re invited: Violence Risk Triage Workshop

First responders are invited to join us for a one-day workshop on November 1

In partnership with Protect International, Metro Vancouver Transit Police is hosting a 1-Day Violence Risk Triage Workshop for identifying what warning signs to look for related to violence risk and what immediate actions to take related to follow up and documentation. The workshop is taking place on 1 November 2019 at our Headquarters in New Westminster, British Columbia.

The Violence Risk Triage is based on research, supported by best practice, and acceptable in a court of law. The workshop will focus on:

  • The nature of violence and violence risk
  • Professional responsibilities related to identifying and responding to warning signs
  • Identification of warning signs related to violence risk and implementation of immediate actions 
  • Administration of the Violence Risk Triage
Presenter
Dr. Kelly Watt is an internationally recognized expert, a prolific author, and an engaging presenter. She has been involved in developing, implementing, and evaluating risk assessment procedures around the world. She is passionate about providing evidence-based understanding, knowledge, and skills in assessing and managing risk for violence that professionals can apply in practice.

Who Should Attend?
The workshop is relevant for professionals working for First Responder agencies – Law Enforcement, Health Care, Corrections, Probation, and Border Services – who are interested in identifying and responding to warning signs of violence risk, as well as professionals from other sectors with whom they collaborate.

Course Fee: $305 CDN
(lunch included)
Room 427
400 – 287 Nelson’s Court
New Westminster, BC
Near Sapperton SkyTrain Station
or paid parking on site
Contact
mvtp_training@transitpolice.bc.ca

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