In this interactive and dynamic introductory training, participants learn how to assess risk across five domains in terms of severity and urgency. Participants will be able to:

  • Define risk assessment and its function.
  • Assess risk factors in the five domains:
  • Physical and functional status
  • Mental health status and capacity
  • Living environment
  • Financial
  • Social (risk posed by others, including caretakers and family members)
  • Assess overall levels of risk in terms of severity, urgency and likelihood of harm occurring
  • Describe the benefits and limitations of risk assessment tools
  • Develop risk reduction service plans
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