11. Risk Assessment with Juvenile Offenders

  1. Mary Alice Conroy and
  2. Daniel C. Murrie

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch11

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

How to Cite

Conroy, M. A. and Murrie, D. C. (2007) Risk Assessment with Juvenile Offenders, in Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470049334

Online ISBN: 9781118269671

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Keywords:

  • risk assessment;
  • juvenile justice system;
  • juvenile offenders;
  • individualized assessment;
  • policy makers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Cautionary Note about Evaluator Competence to Assess Risk among Juveniles

  • A Changing Juvenile Court

  • Base Rates and Nomothetic Data

  • Empirically Supported Risk Factors

  • Instruments to Guide Consideration of Risk Factors

  • Idiographic Risk Factors and Individualized Assessment

  • Risk Communication

  • Risk Management

  • Three Common Risk Assessments in Juvenile Court