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Feb
2024
02

Protecting the Public: Scotland’s Risk Assessment Order

Unique to Scotland, the Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) is a true lifelong sentence. It’s put in place to protect the public from the risk of harm an individual is assessed to present. In this article, we look at the start of the OLR process – the Risk Assessment Order.
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Nov
2023
30

In Memoriam: Peter Johnston

With great sadness we acknowledge the passing of our previous Convener Peter Johnston.
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Nov
2023
24

Vacancy: Finance and Governance Lead

Applications are now closed.
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Sep
2023
20

Guest Blog: Community Justice Scotland on How a National Approach to Risk Assessment is Vital

This month, we’re pleased to welcome Community Justice Scotland’s learning, development and innovation lead, Pete Smith, to the RMA blog to explain the importance of training for justice…
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Sep
2023
04

Recruiting Accredited Assessors

We're currently seeking experienced, confident risk assessors from psychology and psychiatry to become Accredited.
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Jul
2023
03

Initial Insights into the Experience of Being Subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction Sentence

The RMA are pleased to publish the first qualitative research report exploring the experience of individuals who are subject to the Order for Lifelong Restriction
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Apr
2023
28

Digging into the Data

Explore our custom-built interactive data visualisations to learn about the Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) sentence
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Apr
2023
26

New RMA Board Convener and Member

We are delighted to welcome Geraldine O'Hare as Convener and James Maybee as Board Member
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Apr
2023
18

2023-24 Business Plan Published

We've published our 2023-24 Business Plan which outlines the work we’re going to do this year including: an update to Standards and Guidelines for Risk Management, Training Strategy and a Review of the Implementation of the OLR
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Mar
2023
20

LS/CMI Review Group Report Published

LS/CMI Review Group – Report on the Review of Closed Cases Following a Parliamentary statement on 2 March 2022 by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice & Veterans, and…
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