2. Introducing a Broad Model for Risk Assessment

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

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch2

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) Introducing a Broad Model for Risk Assessment, 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.ch2

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;
  • violence risk appraisal guide;
  • criminal justice;
  • forensic assessments;
  • sexual offenders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rationale for a Risk Assessment Model

  • Risk Assessment Is Increasingly Common

  • Overview of a Risk Assessment Model

  • The Role of Testing in Risk Assessment

  • A Note about Objectivity in Risk Assessments