The BVC is one of the most well researched violence risk assessment tools out there. The immense body of research surrounding the BVC helps to make it stand out among its peers in the field of bed-side risk assessment. That is especially true given the incredible reduction in violence associated with the tools regular and ongoing use.
No matter your thoughts on the STAMP tool, the implications of a tool like it are profound. The ability to predict violent behavior allows for true prevention versus traditional reaction.