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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.
  • ISBN13: 9780761921134
  • Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
  • Pubilcation Year: 2002
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 00256
Specifications
FormatHardcover
SeriesPractical Aspects of Assessing & Treating S
Publication DateApril 22, 2002
Pages256

Evaluating Sex Offenders: A Manual for Civil Commitments and Beyond

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