Home > Books > Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide
Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide
View PDF

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Craig, Leam A.; Browne, Kevin D.; and Beech, Anthony R.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-01897-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

A handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing and managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism

This book covers the risk factors associated with sexual recidivism, evaluates risk assessment approaches and offers guidance on how to conduct forensic evaluations.

Written by an expert author team, it examines:

- The characteristics of sexual offenders
- Methodological considerations in measuring predictive accuracy
- Static and dynamic factors
- Structured risk assessments
- Treatment of sexual offenders
- Policy and practices

It's an essential resource for clinical and forensic psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, undergraduate and postgraduate students in forensic and clinical psychology, and prison and probation officers.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Craig, Leam A.; Browne, Kevin D.; and Beech, Anthony R.
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-01897-2
  • Specialty:
    Child Development Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 270
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.