12. Framing the Comprehensive Evaluation

  1. Phil Rich

Published Online: 16 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch12

Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition

Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2011) Framing the Comprehensive Evaluation, in Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch12

Author Information

  1. Clinical Program Development of the Stetson School, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470551721

Online ISBN: 9781118105887

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Keywords:

  • framing comprehensive evaluation - and “comprehensive assessment”;
  • understanding youth, and his or her behaviors - natural history of behaviors;
  • psychosocial assessment - multidimensional in design, structured risk assessment instrument;
  • assessment - as precursor to treatment;
  • psychological testing, role - in comprehensive risk assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessments Are Comprehensive

  • A Definition of Comprehensive Assessment

  • The Scope of Comprehensive Assessment

  • Assessment and the Disclosure of Sexual Offenses

  • Comprehensive Evaluation: Integrating Psychosocial and Risk Assessment

  • The Psychosocial Process

  • Assessment and Case Formulation: The Development of Insight

  • The Clinician in the Comprehensive Assessment

  • Assessment Type and Venue

  • Assessment as a Precursor to Treatment

  • Elements and Processes of Comprehensive Assessment

  • Necessary Content in Comprehensive Assessment

  • Confidentiality in Assessment

  • Conclusion: The Comprehensive Assessment as Imperative