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 61 tools now evaluated across 8 new sections. The content in this site is archived information, last updated in March 2017. Therefore more recent research studies may not be included in these RATED entries.

The updated RATED will be published in Spring 2019.