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The Hare PCL-R Training Program

Darkstone Research Group is responsible for the development and presentation of the Hare PCL-R Training Program. This Program, which provides training on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV), currently consists of attendance at an authorized Advanced Training Workshop (see list below of upcoming workshops). Note that Part 2 of our Training Program was discontinued, effective July 15, 2012. See Part 2 for more information.


Attendance at most PCL-R / PCL:YV Workshops is restricted to members or staff of the organizations that commission them. However, several workshops are open to all qualified clinicians and researchers. At present, these include the following:

  1. June 3-4, 2019: Vadnais Heights, MN Psychopathy Checklist-Revised Workshop

  2. October 3-4, 2019: WEBINAR: Psychopathy Checklist-Revised Workshop (Dr. Hare & Dr. J. Reid Meloy)

* This list includes all Darkstone Accredited Psychopathy workshops for North America, Europe and all other sites.

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  • June 3-4, 2019: Vadnais Heights, MN top

    Dr. Adelle Forth and Dr. David Kosson will present this PCL-R workshop which is sponsored by Darkstone Reseach Group, Multi-Health Systems, and MnATSA. Qualified clinicians will receive 12 CE credits after the workshop is completed. MHS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MHS maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Space is limited to 100 participants.

    The cost for the workshop is $500 US and includes lunch, tea and coffe breaks on both days. Payment can be made online during registration (see link below) or by cheque or purchase order.

      Vadnais Heights Commons
      655 County Road F
      Vadnais Heights, MN

    Details and Registration:
      Download the workshop brochure for full details.

      Registration opens January 20th.
      To register, please visit the MnATSA website or email MnATSA directly at 4mnatsa@gmail.com.

      Cancellation: Notice of cancellation or any changes to your registration must be provided by 5PM on May 24th, in order to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds or cancellations will be issued after Mary 24th.

    Darkstone is not responsible for registration of this workshop. Please see contact information above.

  • October 3-4, 2019: LIVE WEBINAR top

    This PCL-R Training is sponsored by Darkstone Reseach Group and Global Insitute of Forensic Research. It will be comprised of an On Demand presentation by Dr. Robert Hare, as well as a 2-day live and interactive webinar by leading figure in the field of psychopathy, Dr. J. Reid Meloy. This innovative program will train you in the use of both the PCL-R and the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV) while earning 16 hours of CE credit. This is the only web-based PCL-R Training Program certified by Darkstone Research Group, Ltd.

    Training Fee:
      Regular Rate: $499 US
      GIFR Member Rate: $479 US
      Group Discounts: Email GIFR for details

    Details and Registration:

    Darkstone is not responsible for registration of this workshop. Please see contact information above.


Darkstone Research Group is often commissioned to present workshops to agencies who wish the workshop to remain closed to outside participants. From time to time, we will post some of these upcoming closed workshops, for interest sake. NOTE: These workshops are not open to the public and outside participants will not be accepted.

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