Forensic risk assessment: It’s not rocket science

Start Date
Tue, 7 May 2024 - 12:00 pm
End Date
  • ​​​​​Do you want to learn more about the commonly used risk assessment tools that will support tamariki | children who are posing a risk to others?  


Join Enys Delmage, consultant in adolescent forensic psychiatry, to learn about commonly used risk assessment tools such as:  

  • SAVRY | Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth 
  • DASA | Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression 
  • PROFESOR | Protective and Risk Observations for Eliminating Sexual Offense Recidivism  
  • TRAP-18 | Terrorist Radicalisation Assessment Protocol-18 
  • SAPROF-YV | Structured Assessment of Protective Factors for Violence Risk – Youth Version 


You will also learn about the limitations of these tools, training requirements and the role of whānau, as well as fire-setting risk assessments and the SAPROF-YV (aside from the DASA). 


Learning outcomes:  

  • Become familiar with the risk assessment tools commonly used in adolescent forensic mental health services 
  • Build confidence in using these tools in non-forensic settings 
  • Understand the training and maintenance requirements of these tools 
  • Understand how these tools fit into clinical assessment as part of structured professional judgement 


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Note: Registrations close Monday 6 May 2024, 5:00 pm


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Dr. Enys Delmage

Consultant in Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry and Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Ngā Taiohi and Hikitia

Dr Delmage is a consultant in adolescent forensic psychiatry and an assistant professor at the University of Nottingham.

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