Risk assessment

Disability practice resources for risk assessment.

Clinical risk assessment in people with intellectual disability

This paper outlines key considerations and issues surrounding the use of risk assessment and management approaches with offenders with an intellectual disability.

It has been developed as a reference source for senior disability managers and specialist services staff in conducting risk assessment and management approaches.

For more information, see Related resources.

Getting it right from the start – value of good assessment

This document is an introduction to the importance of a good Functional Behavioural Assessment (FBA) when supporting people who use behaviours of concern.

While many assessments can only be given by psychologists, FBA is one kind of assessment that can be completed by disability support workers, parents and anyone who has received some training in FBA.

For more information, see Related resources.