What is the purpose of the HCR-20?

What is the purpose of the HCR-20?

The Historical Clinical Risk Management–20 (HCR–20) is utilised internationally to assess an individual’s risk for violence.

Who designed HCR 20?

Webster, C. D., Douglas, K. S., Eaves, D., & Hart, S. D. (1997). HCR-20: Assessing Risk for Violence (Version 2). Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Simon Fraser University.

What is Dasa mental health?

The Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression (DASA) is a structured violence risk assessment to be used in a clinical ward setting to identify acute risk of patient aggression within 24 h of the assessment [17].

How many historical items are assessed as part of the HCR 20?

The HCR-20 scale has ten Historical-H items, five Clinical-C items, and five Risk-R items. The H items are based on empirical literature on violence risk assessment and tend to remain static over time. The C and R items are amenable to change with intervention and supervision.

How many historical items are assessed as part of the HCR-20?

What is the HCR-20 V3?

(You will need Adobe Acrobat to view.) Close The HCR-20 V3 is a comprehensive set of professional guidelines for the assessment and management of violence risk. Built on the solid foundation laid by Versions 1 and 2, the HCR-20 V3 embodies and exemplifies the structured professional judgment (SPJ) model of violence risk assessment.

What is the HCR 20 used for?

The World’s Leading Violence Risk Assessment Instrument. The HCR-20 was developed to help structured decisions about violence risk. Since the publication of Version 1 in 1995 and Version 2 in 1997, it has become the world’s most widely used and best validated violence risk assessment instrument.

Are there official translations of the HCR-20 version 3 manuals available?

Authorized translations of the HCR-20 Version 3 Manuals and Worksheets into several languages — including Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish — are nearing completion, and other translations are in progress. Come back soon for more information about ordering official translations.