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 Treatment of sexual offenders Policy and practices Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is an essential resource for clinical and forensic psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, undergraduate and postgraduate students in forensic and clinical psychology, and prison and probation officers.
|Publication date:||20th March 2008|
|Author:||Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne, Anthony R. Beech|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd|
|Categories:||Offenders, Criminal or forensic psychology,|
Leam A. Craig , PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) is a consultant Forensic Psychologist and Partner of Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd. He is the holder of the European Certificate in Psychology. His current practice includes direct services to forensic NHS Adult Mental Health trusts and consultancy to Prison and Probation Services. He acts as an expert witness to civil and criminal courts in the assessment of sexual and violent offenders. he coordinates community-based treatment programmes for sexual offenders with learning disabilities in NHS and probation settings and acts as a consultant to private forensic learning disability ...More About Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne, Anthony R. Beech