The revised publication of Standards and Guidelines for Risk Management (2016) contains a number of minor amendments to clarify guidance and replaces the 2013 version.
The Risk Management Authority (RMA) are looking to appoint a new Convener.
Would you like to play your part in preventing and reducing further offending by developing best practice in offender risk assessment and management?
The RMA undertook an evaluation of the community implementation of the Moving Forward: Making Changes programme and training delivered as part of this.
A real world study of the reliability, validity and utility of a structured professional judgement instrument in the assessment and management of sexual offenders in South East Scotland.
The RMA was delighted to host a conference on the Level of Service / Case Management Inventory (LS/CMI) in October.
The RMA is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Katharine Russell to the RMA Board.
The RMA’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2014-15 has been laid before Parliament and is now available to download. Please click here to be directed to the corporate reports section of the website.
Scottish Ministers are seeking to appoint a new psychologist member to the RMA Board.
The LS/CMI in practice national report is drawn from the analysis of aggregated data provided by Criminal Justice Social Work Services from across Scotland at the end of September 2013.
The RMA’s Annual Report and Accounts were laid before the Scottish Parliament on the 25th of July 2014.
The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopts Recommendations concerning Dangerous Offenders.
The RMA has adopted the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) model complaints handling procedure. The procedure introduces a standardised approach to handling complaints across government.
We would be grateful if users of our website could complete the attached short survey, to help us shape the way we communicate with our partners, stakeholders and practitioners.
The Risk Management Authority (RMA) is seeking to establish a small pool of suitably qualified and experienced individuals to provide clinical support to Scottish criminal justice social work practitioners and managers on the delivery of a sex offender programme.
Most of the LS/CMI in Practice reports, originally published between the end of 2012 and May 2013, have been amended and updated.
The Standards and Guidelines for Risk Management are now available online and will become effective from 1st January 2014.
RATED is now an online resource and there are sections for both authors and users to provide feedback on the instruments evaluated.
The Quality Assurance section of the website has been updated for those involved in LS/CMI.
The RMA’s Annual Report & Accounts for 2012-13 was laid before Parliament on the 11th of July 2013 and is now available to download.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Hawkes, Stephen Swan and Elizabeth Carmichael to the Risk Management Authority Board.
Presentations from ADSW, Care Inspectorate and the RMA are now available from the 22 May 2013 event.
The RMA welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation and we offer our full support to Scottish Ministers as they tackle this issue.
As a public authority, the RMA has a specific duty to publish equality outcomes which we consider will enable us to better perform the general equality duty.
As a public authority, the RMA has a specific duty to publish a mainstreaming report on the progress we have made to integrate the general equality duty to the exercise of our functions.
The RMA have updated the Standards and Guidelines for Risk Assessment to incorporate a new Risk Assessment Report structure and risk definitions.
In publishing this study, the Risk Management Authority acknowledges the significant contributions and effort from a range of partners.
FRAME Working Group met on 22 November.
The final focus groups and scoring exercises have been completed in Lothian and Borders and Northern CJA areas.
The FRAME Working Group met on the 23 August to review the initial implementation phase of the programme.
The RMA Audit Committee minutes for February 2012 are now available to download.
Please note the Management Statement and Financial Memorandum (MSFM), which sets out the broad framework within which the RMA will operate, has been revised by the RMA and the Scottish Government.
The Research Interests section of the RMA website seeks to inform practitioners and researchers of new / ongoing external research projects that relate to offender risk assessment and management.
An overview of the recently published FRAME Policy Paper is now available to download. This overview document introduces the policy paper and provides a summary of the key points.
The Risk Management Authority is pleased to announce the publication of the FRAME Policy Document. The publication of this paper represents the beginning of a multi-agency collaboration.
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