10. Formulation in Clinical Risk Assessment and Management

  1. Richard Whittington1 and
  2. Caroline Logan2
  1. Caroline Logan2,
  2. Rajan Nathan1 and
  3. Andrew Brown1

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991175.ch10

Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

How to Cite

Logan, C., Nathan, R. and Brown, A. (2011) Formulation in Clinical Risk Assessment and Management, in Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services (eds R. Whittington and C. Logan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119991175.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746073

Online ISBN: 9781119991175

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Keywords:

  • formulation in clinical risk assessment and management;
  • clinical risk assessment and management - overview of task of clinical risk assessment;
  • simple risk assessment method - and Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (VRAG);
  • standardized approaches, to risk assessment - accuracy of prediction of risk in clinical groups;
  • risk management, action taken - in preventing or limiting harmful outcomes;
  • supervision, different risk management strategy - from treatment, targeting environment of individual;
  • formulation, evidence-based explanation - of a person's difficulties;
  • formulation development, final stage - hypotheses, regarding interventions required;
  • risk formulation - critical process in clinical case management with clients;
  • critical risk factors, potent protective factors - in treatment engagement and compliance and stabilization of lifestyle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management: An Overview

  • General Principles of Clinical Formulation

  • Risk Formulation in Practice

  • Concluding Comments on Risk Formulation

  • Case Study

  • Final Conclusions

  • References