Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Author(s): Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne, Anthony R. Beech

Published Online: 28 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470018972

Online ISBN: 9780470773208

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773208

About this Book

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing an managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism. It 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, Assessing risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide 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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Background, Developmental Frameworks and Predictive Accuracy

  2. Part II: Static Risk Factors

  3. Part III: Dynamic Risk Factors

  4. Part IV: Structuring Risk Assessment

  5. Part V: Policy and Practice

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