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Author Craig, Leam.

Title Assessing risk in sex offenders : a practitioner's guide / Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne and Anthony R. Beech
Published Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents Characteristics of sexual offenders -- Developmental frameworks and functional analysis -- Methodological considerations in measuring predictive accuracy -- Static factors associated with sexual recidivism -- Actuarial and clinically guided measures -- Dynamic factors associated with sexual recidivism -- Treatment and sexual recidivism -- Aetiology and risk -- Implementing risk management policy -- Improving risk assessment estimates -- Strengths based approaches to risk assessment
Summary Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing an managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism. It 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, Assessing risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide examines: The characteristics of sexual offenders; Methodological considerations in measuring predictive accuracy; Static and dynamic factors; Structured risk assessments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-230) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- United States.
Evidence, Expert -- United States.
Recidivism -- United States -- Prevention.
Risk assessment -- United States.
Sex offenders -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Beech, Anthony R.
Browne, Kevin D. (Kevin Dominic)
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470018976 (cloth)
0470018984 (paper)
0470517239 (electronic bk.)
9780470018972 (cloth)
9780470018989 (paper)
9780470517239 (electronic bk.)