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: 978-0-47-001897-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85

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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.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Craig, Leam A.; Browne, Kevin D.; and Beech, Anthony R.
ISBN: 978-0-47-001897-2
Specialty:
Child Development Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 270
Year: 2008
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85

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