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Framework for Risk Assessment Management and Evaluation (FRAME) Planning for Local Authorities and partners

DescriptionThe FRAME produced by the Risk Management Authority and the standards that it recommends will apply to children and young people involved with offending behaviour as well as to adults who offend.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 28, 2011


ISBN 978 1 78045 426 9 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 12057

This document is also available in pdf format (287k)


1. Introduction

2. Definitions

3. Legislative Context

4. Policy Context

5. Practice Context

6. FRAME Standards
- Standard 1 Risk Assessment
- Standard 2 Planning and Responding to Change
- Standard 3 Risk Management Measures
- Standard 4 Partnership Working
- Standard 5 Quality Assurance

7. Conclusion

Appendix 1 - Risk Management Plan


The Scottish Government would like to thank the working group for contributing to this guidance: Risk Management Authority; ACPOS; Criminal Justice Development Centre and Practice Team; SCRA; Youth Justice Advisory Group; SPS; FCHAMS and CJA