Chapter 9. Implementing Risk Management Policy

  1. Leam A. Craig PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) Consultant honorary member research staff1,2,
  2. Kevin D. Browne PhD, MSc, MEd, BSc, C.Biol, C.Psychol (Forensic) Chartered Biologist Chartered Psychologist Chair Head Executive Councillor consultant3,4 and
  3. Anthony R. Beech D.Phil, BSc, FBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) Professor Director principal researcher2

Published Online: 28 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773208.ch9

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

How to Cite

Craig, L. A., Browne, K. D. and Beech, A. R. (2008) Implementing Risk Management Policy, in Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773208.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

  4. 4

    World Health Organisation, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018972

Online ISBN: 9780470773208



  • sex offender orders;
  • Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs);
  • Community and prison treatment programmes;
  • familial sexual abuse;
  • sexual offences prevention order (SOPO);
  • non-molestation order and occupation order;
  • serious sexual offences;
  • internet sex offender;
  • images of child pornography;
  • downloading and possessing child pornography


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Convictions for Sexual Offences

  • Internet Offences

  • Policing Sexual Assault

  • Proactive Approaches

  • The Probation Service

  • Effectiveness of Sex Offender Treatment Programme in England

  • Multi-Agency Management of Risk

  • Risk Assessment

  • Disclosure and Community Notification

  • Conclusions