Risk Assessment Best Practices - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta

Risk Assessment Best Practices

Providing quality services to adults with developmental disabilities can be enhanced by use of best practices. Best practices are based on the experience and expertise of those who involved in providing community disability services and the research from the field.

Sharing best practice information with front line staff, families, and others involved in supporting adults with developmental disabilities is important in creating the best possible services for individuals.

Resources

Risk Assessment for Individuals with Complex Needs

Restrictive Practices

Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Useful information on this common but little understood disorder.

Positive Approaches

My Life Matters was written for Michener services employees, but could serve as a guide for all support workers in the disability services field. It discusses a wide range of positive approaches to supporting adults with developmental disabilities and responding to unanticipated situations and behaviours of concern.

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Modified: 2016-02-26
PID: 15330