13. Conducting the Comprehensive Evaluation

  1. Phil Rich

Published Online: 16 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch13

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

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

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2011) Conducting the Comprehensive Evaluation, in Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch13

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:

  • conducting comprehensive evaluation - guidelines, approach to assessment;
  • phases of assessment - process and associated outcomes at comprehensive assessment stage;
  • confidentiality, and treatment - sexually abusive youth, and treatment assessment;
  • full truth and sexually abusive behavior - unknown, juvenile assessed;
  • collateral interviewees, parents, probation officers - therapists, teachers, social service workers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Length of the Assessment Period

  • Phases of the Assessment

  • Explaining Confidentiality and Purpose of the Assessment

  • Interviewing and Interacting With the Youth

  • Approaching the Juvenile Interview

  • Framing Questions: Asking the “Right” Questions

  • Thirteen Sexual Questions

  • Twenty-Three Interview Guidelines

  • Collateral Interviews

  • Ensuring Accuracy in Comprehensive Assessment

  • Content and Structure of the Written Assessment Report

  • Remember to Formulate the Case

  • Conclusion: Evaluation, Not Judgment