Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): The case for a new structured professional judgment scheme.

@article{Webster2006ShortTermAO,
  title={Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): The case for a new structured professional judgment scheme.},
  author={Christopher D Webster and Tonia L Nicholls and M Mart{\'i}n and Sarah L. Desmarais and Johann Brink},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={747-66}
}
The Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START) is a new structured professional judgment scheme intended to inform multiple risk domains relevant to everyday psychiatric clinical practice (e.g. risk to others, suicide, self-harm, self-neglect, substance abuse, unauthorized leave, and victimization). The article describes the processes involved in establishing an interdisciplinary approach to risk assessment and management. The authors present a review of the rationale for START… CONTINUE READING

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