FACE Assessment Tools for CAMHS

The FACE Child and Adolescent Risk Assessment Suite (CARAS) is the UK's only independently validated suite of risk assessment tools and outcome measures for use in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

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Independently validated

Developed in collaboration with the University of Durham and CAMHS practitioners.

Developed for CAMHS in the UK

Specifically designed to support young people in the UK experiencing mental health issues.

Minimises duplication and repetition

Flexible form completion means you'll only complete the relevant forms and information.

Evidence-based and robust

Provides reassurance that your tools will stand up to scrutiny if a serious incident occurs.


The CARAS solves many day-to-day challenges of clinical risk assessment and management as it's tried and tested, independently validated, and designed specifically for CAMHS in the UK.

It provides reassurance to senior managers, staff and service users as it's evidence-based, always up-to-date, and already used by many healthcare professionals and independent care providers across the country.

The ability to complete forms flexibly also means practitioners can spend less time on admin duties and focus more on the things that matter.

Included in toolset

  • Risk Screening Tool
  • Aggression Risk
  • Eating Disorder Risk
  • Learning Disability Risk
  • Self Harm/Suicide Risk
  • Sexual Harm Risk
  • Vulnerability Risk
  • Ward Open
  • Ward Secure
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Training and support

Delivered by experienced trainers, our courses comprehensively cover best practice in clinical risk assessment and management, filling the gaps within many existing professional qualification courses.

Our courses are designed to bring clinicians up to speed in risk awareness, helping to reduce the number of serious incidents that can occur through poor, uninformed practices.

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Other FACE Toolsets

Adult risk assessment & management

Facilitates high quality, proportionate assessment of risk.

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Child & young people's

Facilitating a clear, structured and personalised process for special educational needs.

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Mental capacity &

Meeting the legal requirements of the MCA and DoLS.

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