Evaluating Sex Offenders: A Manual for Civil Commitments and Beyond
SAGE, 2002 M04 10 - 243 páginas
Evaluating Sex Offenders is the first and only "how to" book describing the complete sex offender civil commitment evaluation. Aimed at helping practitioners, clinicians, counselors, and parole officers assess risk and evaluate offenders who have been convicted of a sex crime, the text offers readers a step-by-step description of what examiners need to know, including information gathering, interviewing offenders, and writing reports. Chapter topics include: defining risk; data gathering; diagnostic issues; recidivism base rates; risk factor lists; actuarial scales; instrumentation (violent and sexual); the evaluation report; presenting in court; ethical issues.
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Procedures for Conducting the Assessment
Diagnostic Issues within Sex Offender Civil
Differentiations Among commonly Diagnosed Disorders
Drawing the Predisposition Nexus
Recidivism Base Rates
The Evaluation Report and Court Testimony
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