Risk Assessment Tools Evaluation Directory

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The Risk Assessment Tools Evaluation Directory (RATED) provides a summary of the empirical evidence on each assessment tool included in the directory.

RATED provides an impartial and factual account of the strengths and limitations of each instrument for assessors to consider when applying a tool as part of a holistic risk assessment process.

This resource aims to inform a balanced individualised approach to assessment and to contribute to effective and ethical practice as outlined in the FRAME policy.

The RMA has undertaken a full review and restructure of the directory, with 74 tools now evaluated across 8 new sections.

The content in this site is archived information, last updated in March 2017.

Update September 2019: Version 4 of RATED has now been published on the main RMA website - available at www.rma.scot/research/rated