Forensic Assessments

What is Forensic Risk Assessment?

Assessment of risk potential in:

  • Violence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Interpersonal Violence
  • Major mental illness within the forensic framework (psychosis, schizophrenia, mood disorders, etc)
  • Paraphilias & Sex Offending
  • Personality Disorders with the forensic mental health framework
  • Psychopathy
  • Substance Abuse within the forensic mental health framework
  • Treatment Programming within the forensic mental health framework

Who is a candidate for Forensic Risk Assessment?

  • Clients 18 years and older
  • Involved in the judicial system – for criminal or civilInvolved in the hospital system
    • Detained/incarcerated
    • Charged
    • On bail, probation or parole
    • Volunteer or mandated

What methods are used?

Structured clinical guide and assessment

  • Providing information about confounding factors associated with increased risk.

Actuarial Risk Assessment Instruments

  • Heavily researched tools, proven to be indicative of associated risk.

At The Centre for Health and Anger Resolution, we are in a unique position to be able to provide assistance in multiple areas from assessment of risk to treatment planning and execution.