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Risk management in child and youth mental health


Risk management in child and youth mental health provides a high-level overview of risk management and is intended to support agencies during the beginning stages of developing and implementing a risk management framework for their organization.

This guide begins with an overview of risk management, presents a framework of choice, as well as a detailed approach to risk management for child and youth mental health agencies. It offers key considerations for risk management planning and provideshelpful information on the various stages of risk assessment, identification, framework implementation and evaluation.Information presented here comes from the latest literature on risk management and current knowledge and experience held within the sector, both of which are continually evolving.


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Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

695 Industrial Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, K1G 0Z1
Tel.: 613-737-2297   Fax: 613-738-4894


Please note: We do not provide mental health advice, counselling or treatment.
If you, or if someone you know is in crisis right now, please call the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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