7th November 2023, 9.30am - 4.30pm (UK Time)

Course Summary

This intensive training focuses on developing an understanding of violence risk assessment, illustrating this using one of the most popular structured clinical risk assessments for adult aggression, the HCR-20 version 3 (Historical Clinical Risk Assessment). Attendees will utilise case material to score using this risk assessment. You will also be provided with another case study to score outside the event, as an optional extra, with return leading to the provision of a further certificate.

The cost includes provision of handouts, reading material and CPD certificate. There are limited places on this course. Please email for more information.

The training commences at 9:30am and ends by 4:30pm.


Dr Carol A. Ireland is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Chartered Scientist. She has over 25 years clinical practice in a variety of forensic settings, with a core focus being violent and sexual offending. Dr. Ireland specialises in the understanding, assessment and treatment of aggression and sexual aggression, and is widely published on forensic psychology topics. She has been training professionals in risk assessment, including the HCR-20, for almost 20 years.

Course Materials

All attendees will be provided with a CPD certificate indicating attendance. You should have access to a HCR-20v3 manual. This can be purchased from the publisher, Ann Arbour ( The training does not include the HCR-20 manual.


Live Online Zoom Event

Who Can Attend

Structured risk assessment guides are designed to be used by a range of disciplines. There are no restrictions therefore on the professionals that can attend although it is helpful to have some knowledge of what risk assessment includes. The most common attendees are psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, psychiatric and community nurses, police officers, prison officers, social workers and probation officers. Support is also provided following the event in relation to queries over ratings.


£240.00 + VAT(48.00) = £288.00

Book Now

Please complete the booking online. Payment secures a place. A refund for any places secured can only be given before 6th October 2023.