Self-Paced Professional Training
20 Hours | 20 CEs (CEU) | $500
Distance Learning Home Study Program
The self-paced online training program Stalking Assessment and Management (SAM) is a set of comprehensive structured professional judgment guidelines for assessing and managing risk for stalking. The SAM incorporates the latest advances in the SPJ approach to risk assessment, including methods for violence risk formulation and scenario planning. Initial research has demonstrated the SAM’s promise for its use by professionals working with stalkers and their victims, with results showing the SAM has good reliability and validity (Kropp, Hart, Lyon, & Storey, 2011).
The fee for this training program is $500 and includes all materials and worksheets. In addition, case studies and other case-relevant materials are provided for training purposes. Participants are expected to be present and commit 20 hours to completing this training program. Throughout the training program there will be quizzes that must be passed with a 70% in order to advance in the course. Once the course is completed participants will complete a course evaluation and then will be able to print their certificate of completion.
This training program is intended for diverse professionals including (but not limited to) health care, criminal justice, victim services, security, social service, education, and human resources who are interested in learning more about stalking violence risk assessment or those who are interested in integrating the SAM into their practice. This training program is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
About Dr. Randall Kropp
Dr. Randall Kropp is a clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in the assessment and management of violent offenders. He works for the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission of British Columbia, Canada, and is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Simon Fraser University. He has conducted hundreds of workshops on violence risk assessment and management for mental health professionals, police officers, corrections staff, and others in North America, Australia, Asia, Africa, and Europe. He has frequently consulted with provincial, state, and federal government ministries on matters related to violence against women and children, and the assessment and treatment of violent offenders.
Dr. Kropp has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and research reports, and he is co-author to several works on risk assessment, including the Manual for the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment Guide (SARA), the Brief Spousal Assault Form for the Evaluation of Risk (B-SAFER), the Manual for the Sexual Violence Risk – 20 (SVR-20), the Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP), and Guidelines for Stalking Assessment and Management (SAM).
Assessment & Management of Stalking using the SAM
Presented by: Dr. Randall Kropp
- Describe key concepts for assessing and managing risk for stalking behavior
- Discuss strengths and weaknessess of SPJ instruments
- Assess how to rate the risk factors on the SAM
- Describe how the SAM can be implemented in practice to formulate cases
- Analyze and implement the SAM in case studies
20 Hours | 20 CE (CEU) Credits | $500
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Consolidated Continuing Education & Professional Training (CONCEPT)
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Continuing Education Credit
- The SAM
- Violence Framework
- Structured Professional Judgment
- Case Discussion, 1
- Case Discussion, 2