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Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders

A Practitioner"s Guide

by Leam Craig

  • 142 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by John Wiley & Sons .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal or forensic psychology,
  • Offenders,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Pathological Psychology,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Sex crimes,
  • Sex offenders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10278256M
    ISBN 100470018984
    ISBN 109780470018989


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Assessing Sex Offenders: Problems and Pitfalls is a recent addition to the debate. Authored by forensic psychologist Terrence W. Campbell, PhD, the book provides an overview of the various risk instruments and methods used to evaluate sex offenders.

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Description. 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.

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders by Leam A. Craig,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). Description 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. This book reviews the scientific evidence relevant to assessing the recidivism risk of sex offenders, as well as the issues related to sex offenders, in considerable detail.

It is not an attempt for creating sympathy for sex offenders. Substantial numbers of psychologists claim they can accurately identify the recidivism risk of sex by:   Wong, SCP, Olver, ME () Two treatment- and change-oriented risk assessment tools: the Violence Risk Scale and Violence Risk Scale – Sex Offender Version.

In Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment (eds Otto, RK, Douglas, KS) –Cited by: 3. Unfortunately, the incidence of sexual assault has increased over the past decade, 1,2 and the long-term management of sex offenders has been fervently debated in our society.

In the United States, approximatelysexual offenders are under the custody of correctional agencies each day, and more than half are under conditional supervision in the community. 1 Sexual victimization is. Accurate risk assessment is crucial to proper diagnosis and treatment of sex offenders.

Special care is required for these cases because of the serious consequences sexual offenses can have on the victims. Most sexual offenders have a strong potential to recidivate, or commit another offense.

Assessing the Risk of Older Sex Offenders: Developing the StaticR and StaticR. Risk assessment is a key activity in criminal justice systems, with profound consequences for public safety and the offender.

Risk assessment is the cornerstone of effective offender management. The identification of the risks posed by offenders and the factors associated with recidivism are crucial to the identification. 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.

Overview []. Recidivism is the reversion to criminal behaviour by an individual who was previously convicted of a crime (Maltz, ). Within the field of criminology and sexual offences, the most common definition of recidivism involves reconviction of the same crime, or same style of crime (e.g., sexual versus non-sexual, violent versus non-violent).

Get this from a library. Assessing risk in sex offenders: a practitioner's guide. [Leam Craig; Kevin D Browne; Anthony R Beech] -- 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. This book should be in the libraries of forensic psychologists involved in sex offender work." (Doody′s, April ) Dalla quarta di copertina.

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing and managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism.

It covers the risk 5/5(2). Juvenile sex offender therapy has changed markedly since it emerged in the s. Toolkit for Working with Juvenile Sex Offenders provides therapists with a summary of evidence-based practice with this population, including working with comorbid conditions and developmental disabilities.

It provides tools for use in assessment, case formulation. 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. Violence Risk Scale: Sexual Offender Version (VRS:SO) is a recently developed instrument speciically designed to assess risks and needs among sex offenders (Beggs & Grace, ).

Use of Multiple Risk Assessment Instruments. Research has yet to identify a single “best” instrument for assessing the risk of sexual offenders, so cliniciansFile Size: KB.

"Within this book, Beech and his colleagues have set out to provide a comprehensive body of knowledge for professionals with a remit for assessing and treating sex offenders.9 This aim has been meticulously developed and it offers a scholarly, though accessible resource of great value within this field.9 For its breadth and thoroughness in achieving this objective, I commend it highly."/5(10).

That committee has created a sex offender screening tool for assessing the risk level of a person required to register as a sex offender.

Using that screening tool, the court, the Texas Youth Commission or the Texas Department of Criminal Justice determines the offender’s level of risk to the community. “And let's stop calling them "sex offenders," as if their crimes had anything to do with sex. (Perhaps Jeffry Dahmer was a "food offender.")” ― Mike Lew, Gay Men and.

California has adopted four risk assessment instruments for use in assessing sex offender risk of reoffending. The first one, the StaticR, is used to assess male sex offenders presentencing and prior to release from prison. The StaticR is based on static (unchanging) risk factors which predict the potential for sexual re-offending, such.

This book will be of considerable interest to academics, practitioners, and students engaged with understanding and/or treating violence and aggression, sex crime, forensic psychology, and the assessment, treatment, and management of by: Training Description The assessment of dynamic treatment targets plays a key role in sex offender risk assessment, intervention planning, and risk management.

In this comprehensive ATSA Master Class, attendees will learn to identify dynamic treatment targets in the context of the Risk-Need-Responsivity framework using three approaches: file review, clinical interviewing, and observation.

Praise for Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition "The Second Edition of Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders showcases Phil Rich's experience and mastery of the research and clinical literature.

In my view, this is an excellent therapy book and, like its predecessor, will help practitioners to work effectively. Do Static Risk Factors Predict Differently for Aboriginal Sex Offenders. A Multi-site Comparison Using the Original and Revised Static and Static Scales.

Canadian Journal Of Criminology & Criminal Justice, 54(1), Craig, L. Controversies in assessing risk and deviancy in sex offenders with intellectual Size: KB. This book reviews the scientific evidence relevant to assessing the recidivism risk of sex offenders, as well as the issues related to sex offenders, in considerable detail.

It is not an attempt for creating sympathy for sex offenders. Substantial numbers of psychologists claim they can accurately identify the recidivism risk of sex offenders. Reviews "Violent and Sexual Offenders offers the reader confirmation of evidence-based practices that have been utilized for some time, as well as developments in assessing and managing risks amongst unique cohorts of cing options, offender registration and the role of technology to promote community safety assist in providing a broader context than the traditional approach to.

Assessing risk in female offenders Female Offenders Presently female offenders comprise % of the total prison population in the UK (Ministry of Justice [MoJ], ).

In25% of those sentenced in the courts, 25% of those who received convictions and 15% of those under supervision in the community were female (MoJ, a).Author: Kate Anya Geraghty. 6 Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation Executive Summary Some very positive outcomes can come from sound implementation of a comprehensive risk assessment tool in a probation setting.

It can minimize bias in judgments about youths’ risk to public safety and their case management needs. Clinical and risk management factors in risk prediction of mentally disordered offenders—More important than historical data. A retrospective study of 40 mentally disordered offenders assessed with the HCR violence risk assessment scheme.

Legal and Criminological Psychology, 4, Google Scholar | CrossrefCited by: RRASOR succeeds in identifying large groups of low risk offenders with low probability of recidivism and small groups of high risk offenders with high probability of recidivism.

Static – 99 is a combination of RRASOR and SACJ and considers static risk factors. It has a strong validity for male sex offenders who have been already served in prison.

The Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II) is a checklist whose purpose is to aid in the systematic review of risk factors that have been identified in the professional literature as being associated with sexual and criminal offending. It is designed to be used with boys in the age range of.

An important question is the extent to which the stable variables added useful information beyond that captured by Static In this data set, the average Static score was (SD =n = ) and it showed moderate relationships with the recidivism outcomes, with ROC AUC ranging from toIn order to test the incremental validity of Stable and Stable over Static, cox.

Assessing the risk of further offending behavior by adult sexual perpetrators is highly relevant and important to professionals involved in public protection. Although recent progress in assessing risk in sexual offenders has established validity of actuarial measures, there continues to be some debate about application of these by:.

It compares all current risk assessment techniques of sex offenders in terms of ease of use, reliability, and predictive power.

It is a complete guide to assessing sex offenders for likelihood of re-offense, and it provides a wealth of information on other aspects of the assessment process, including information gathering, interviewing.