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Structured professional judgement of the violence risk and its potential applications in clinical practice

Agnieszka Welento-Nowacka
Psychiatria 2017;14(1):21-27.

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This article describes the problems of assessing the risks of behaviors related to violence, focused mainly on the approach known as structured professional judgment (hereinafter referred to as SPJ — structured professional judgement). The paper presents the development of the approach. Describes in detail the main assumptions of the model, which consists of violence, risk assessment, management, decision-making based on evidence and integration. Currently, two (HCR-20 v.3 and SAPROF) of the many tools based approach, SPJ has been translated into Polish with the consent of the authors, which allowed for their release. The article describes these to ols and its utility in clinical practice.

Abstract

This article describes the problems of assessing the risks of behaviors related to violence, focused mainly on the approach known as structured professional judgment (hereinafter referred to as SPJ — structured professional judgement). The paper presents the development of the approach. Describes in detail the main assumptions of the model, which consists of violence, risk assessment, management, decision-making based on evidence and integration. Currently, two (HCR-20 v.3 and SAPROF) of the many tools based approach, SPJ has been translated into Polish with the consent of the authors, which allowed for their release. The article describes these to ols and its utility in clinical practice.

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Keywords

violence risk assessment, structured professional judgement, HCR-20 V3, SAPROF

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Structured professional judgement of the violence risk and its potential applications in clinical practice

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 14, No 1 (2017)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

21-27

Published online

2017-03-01

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Psychiatria 2017;14(1):21-27.

Keywords

violence risk assessment
structured professional judgement
HCR-20 V3
SAPROF

Authors

Agnieszka Welento-Nowacka

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