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START – Short Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability

(START) is a 2-day course.

About the training

START is brief clinical risk assessment looking at 7 areas of risk whilst considering 20 factors related to service users. It is intended for use in the assessment of short – medium term risks (days / weeks / months)

Course Aims:

The aim of the START – Short Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability course is to assist practitioners working in forensic mental health and criminal justice settings to acquire skills in the assessment of short term risk using the START risk assessment tool.

Features and Learning Outcomes:

  • Establish ways to communicate Risk
  • Understand your role in assessing & managing risk
  • Learn how to assess short term risk using the START
  • Establish ways to communicate Risk
  • Learn how to use the START to develop and evaluate care plans

Target Group:

The training is for psychologists, nurses, support workers, social workers, probation officers, police, occupational therapists and other professionals working in the field.

Course materials: The course includes all of the training materials. Case studies are used to score the START.  You will need to purchase the manuals for the START.  A certificate is provided to candidates who complete the course successfully and the training  contributes to your continuing professional development (CPD).

START Short Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability Course

We offer online and face to face training. We offer the training to private organisations, private hospitals, the NHS and other services. We can bring the training to your organisation to make it cost effective for your organisation. We offer online and face to face training. We offer the training to private organisations, private hospitals, the NHS and other services. Click the button below to enquire about training dates.

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About the trainers

The trainers are Dr Sonia Borghino and Ms Gill Merrill HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered Forensic Psychologists who are highly experienced Forensic Psychologists in both the use of these assessment tools and in providing training of them.

In specific reference to the START protocol, both Dr Borghino and Gill Merrill have been trained by the authors Professor Stephen Hart and Dr Kevin Douglas of Simon Fraser University Canada and are approved to deliver this training. As such all training components will be in line with the training they provide.

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Tel: 01438 900804

71-75 Shelton Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2H 9JQ