Risk Assessment Tool for Adults with DD

Risk Assessment Tool for Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Behavioural Crisis

Tool Objective

To assess risk factors for self-harm or harm to others or the environment in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to identify possible protective factors.

Developed by

Drs. Elspeth Bradley,  Psychiatrist, Surrey Place and Yona Lunsky, Psychologist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (2011)

The Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program is currently in the process of updating this 2011 practice resource to reflect the Primary care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: 2018 Canadian consensus guidelines (Canadian Family Physician, Vol 64: April 2018). Updated practice resources are scheduled to be launched in October 2018.