The Predictive Accuracy of Risk Factors and Frameworks

  1. Anthony R. Beech,
  2. Leam A. Craig and
  3. Kevin D. Browne
  1. Leam A. Craig,
  2. Anthony R. Beech and
  3. Leigh Harkins

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch4

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Craig, L. A., Beech, A. R. and Harkins, L. (2009) The Predictive Accuracy of Risk Factors and Frameworks, 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.ch4

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:

  • predictive accuracy;
  • risk factors;
  • risk frameworks;
  • sexual offending;
  • risk assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Risk Frameworks

  • Approaches to Risk Assessment

  • Limitations of Current Risk Assessment Scales

  • Dynamic Assessment

  • Can there be a Theory of Risk Assessment?

  • Conclusions