Effective approaches to risk assessment in social work: an international literature review

Monica Barry

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This report offers an international review of the literature (including refereed journal articles, policy documents, books and commissioned reports) within predominantly English-speaking countries about risk assessment in social work. The literature review includes an analysis of key research, policy, previously undertaken literature reviews and other relevant documentation primarily in the UK, North America, Australia and New Zealand.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Number of pages64
ISBN (Electronic)9780755965441
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • effective approaches
  • risk management
  • social work
  • international
  • literature review

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