The Hamilton Anatomy of Risk Management - Correctional Version


The HARM-CorV is designed for use in the management of accused/offenders in correctional settings.




Stage 1: PAST

History of Offence, Criminal Record

In the HARM-CorV, the focus of the historical violence assessment is the inmate's criminal record

Historical Risk Factors






Stage 2: CURRENT

Aggression Tracking

We encourage the use of the AIS or a similar instrument for recording and tracking of aggressive incidents

Current Risk Factors

Protective Factors 

Stage 3: FUTURE

Potential Behaviours

Duty to Protect

Violence risk assessment

Because many inmates do very well with structure and supervision but may be at higher risk without these, risk is also assessed with professional (or mental health support), and without

Escape Risk

Risk Management and Transition Planning 

Stressors or Destabilizers 



General Team Comments

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