Risk reporting principles VERA-2R

A VERA-2R assessment should be integrated into a risk report.

Use of Risk Reports

If an individual is arrested or convicted, a risk report can help in risk management strategies, in rehabilitation goals as well as assisting in placement or pre-trial decisions. Psychiatrists and psychologists are often asked to provide such evaluations for detainees or at a hearing.

Risk Report Format

There are six steps that are important for the preparation of a violent extremism risk report. These steps are described below. It is appropriate for professionals to use a risk report format. That helps in organizing and makes the risk report more useful for others.

Follow-up Risk Report

Repeated risk assessments are necessary to investigate changes in risks and protective factors. If new relevant information becomes available, a new risk assessment should be carried out.