Frequently Asked Questions

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The Aggressive Incidents Scale (AIS) and Electronic Hamilton Anatomy of Risk Management (eHARM) Companion Guide is available for purchase and is ideal for potential users who are interested in learning more about both the AIS and the various versions of the HARM. This guide contains an overview of risk assessment, the development of the AIS and HARM, as well as a detailed overview of each individual tool, their targeted populations, unique components and information about implementation. The companion guide is available on Kobo.

HARM Workbooks are also available for purchase in four different versions (general, correctional, forensic, and youth versions) for those who would like to learn more about one specific version of the HARM. Workbooks similarly contain a breakdown of the variables included in this version of the HARM, a case example and information regarding implementation.

To purchase one or more workbooks, or if you have additional questions regarding the AIS or the HARM, please email us.

Users of the AIS and HARM tools agree to indemnify and hold the developers of the tool and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and its officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, suppliers and affiliated parties harmless against all claims, liabilities, demands, damages, judgments, settlements, or expenses of whatever nature (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising out of or in connection with the use or misuse of tests or test materials, scoring or other services connected to the administration of the AIS and HARM tools.