The Peaks: Assessing Sex Offenders in a Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders Unit

  1. Anthony R. Beech,
  2. Leam A. Craig and
  3. Kevin D. Browne
  1. Todd E. Hogue

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch14

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Hogue, T. E. (2009) The Peaks: Assessing Sex Offenders in a Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders Unit, in Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook (eds A. R. Beech, L. A. Craig and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019009

Online ISBN: 9780470714362

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Keywords:

  • sex offenders;
  • personality disorders unit;
  • structured assessment process;
  • risk management;
  • personality disorder diagnosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Population within the Peaks

  • The Peaks Approach to Treatment

  • Clinical Strategy

  • PD/Risk Relationship

  • Assessment within the Peaks

  • The Core Assessment Process

  • Sex Offender Treatment Suitability

  • The Assessment Model

  • The Structured Assessment of Risk and Need (SARN)

  • The Assessment Pathway

  • Initial General Formulation

  • Responsivity Issues: Assessment of Therapy Interfering Behaviours (TIBs) and Limitations (TILs)

  • Drop-Out Prevention Plan

  • The Self-Report Domain

  • Observational Domain

  • Psychophysiological Domain

  • Cognitive Domain

  • Assessment Reporting

  • Conclusions