9. Assessing Risk for Sexual Reoffense in Juvenile Sexual Offenders

  1. Phil Rich

Published Online: 16 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch9

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

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

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2011) Assessing Risk for Sexual Reoffense in Juvenile Sexual Offenders, in Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch9

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:

  • juvenile sexual offender evaluation - risk assessment for sexual re-offense, juvenile sexual offenders;
  • models of sexual offending - assessing sexually abusive behaviors in children and adolescents;
  • mental health and psychosocial assessments - understanding individuals better;
  • principles of risk, need and responsivity (RNR) - risk principle, and projected risk estimate;
  • tasks associated with steps in assessment process - “funneling” of assessment process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Assessment of Juveniles

  • The Key: Sexual Offender Assessment and the Evaluation of Risk

  • Risk, Need, and Responsivity

  • Risk Assessment: The Ultimate Goal of the Sexual Offender Evaluation

  • The Assessment Sequence and the Assessment Funnel

  • The Comprehensive Assessment of Risk

  • The Elements of Comprehensive Assessment

  • The Clinical Assessment of the Juvenile Sexual Offender

  • Conclusion: The Dynamic Nature of Risk and Risk Assessment