Consultation on Standards and Guidelines for Risk Assessment Report Writing    



9th April to 6th July 2018


The RMA is seeking to engage with relevant stakeholders on the development of updated Standards and Guidelines for Risk Assessment Report Writing. The updated version has been developed through engaging with a range of stakeholders and we are now seeking to engage with wider stakeholders regarding the content and applicability of the document. The current list of  stakeholders that will be approached as part of the consultation process includes:


  • Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS)
  • Scottish Courts Services
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Prison Service
  • Accredited Assessors
  • Directors & Chief Social Work Officers
  • Social Work Scotland
  • Scottish Government, including various policy leads
  • Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Network
  • Scottish Legal Aid Board
  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
  • Community Justice Scotland
  • Victim Support Scotland & ASSIST
  • Parole Board


If your organisation is not among those listed but would like to contribute to the feedback on these Standards and Guidelines, please contact us on