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Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide
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Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Craig, Leam A.; Browne, Kevin D.; and Beech, Anthony R.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-01897-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85
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A handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing and managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism

This book covers the risk factors associated with sexual recidivism, evaluates risk assessment approaches and offers guidance on how to conduct forensic evaluations.

Written by an expert author team, it examines:

- The characteristics of sexual offenders
- Methodological considerations in measuring predictive accuracy
- Static and dynamic factors
- Structured risk assessments
- Treatment of sexual offenders
- Policy and practices

It's an essential resource for clinical and forensic psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, undergraduate and postgraduate students in forensic and clinical psychology, and prison and probation officers.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Craig, Leam A.; Browne, Kevin D.; and Beech, Anthony R.
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-01897-2
  • Specialty:
    Child Development Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 270
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85

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