Principles of Violence Risk Assessment and Management

FBS80003 12.5 Credit Points per subject Online

Duration

  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with background knowledge necessary to understand and communicate about risks of violence and other forms of offending. The unit will enable students to interpret violence risk assessments, help to develop risk management plans, and to understand the kinds of individual and environmental factors that are associated with increased risk of offending

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Discuss the evolution of violence risk assessment approaches
2. Formulate and elaborate on the benefits and controversies associated with violence risk assessment.
3. Assess criminogenic factors and determine their relevance to risk assessment
4. Appraise risk factors associated with self-harm and suicide

Courses with unit

GC-FBS Graduate Certificate in Forensic Behavioural Science
GC-FMHN Graduate Certificate in Forensic Mental Health Nursing
GD-FMHN Graduate Diploma of Forensic Mental Health Nursing
GD-FBS Graduate Diploma of Forensic Behavioural Science
MA-FBS Master of Forensic Behavioural Science
GC-SFARM Graduate Certificate in Specialist Forensic Assessment and Risk Management