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Positive DBS disclosure: risk assessments

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Last updated on 24 February 2017
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Does a positive DBS disclosure require a risk assessment? We relay guidance from the DfE and a local authority (LA) on whether risk assessments are required when a DBS check shows a previous conviction. We look at LA guidance on what to consider, and link to examples of risk assessment forms.

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  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 What to consider
  3. 3 Examples of forms

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