Evaluating sex offenders : a manual for civil commitments and beyond (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Evaluating sex offenders : a manual for civil commitments and beyond

Author: Dennis M Doren
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doren, Dennis M.
Evaluating sex offenders.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2002
(OCoLC)606870086
Online version:
Doren, Dennis M.
Evaluating sex offenders.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2002
(OCoLC)608093399
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis M Doren
ISBN: 0761921133 9780761921134 0761921141 9780761921141
OCLC Number: 48796251
Description: xii, 243 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Relevant components of sex offender civil commitment laws: the evaluation "referral questions" --
Procedures for conducting the assessment --
Diagnostic issues within sex offender civil commitment assessments: defining relevant paraphilias --
Diagnostic issues within sex offender civil commitment assessments: diagnostic issues beyond the paraphilias --
Using risk assessment instrumentation --
Recidivism base rates --
Clinical adjustments --
The evaluation report and court testimony --
Ethical issues.
Responsibility: Dennis M. Doren.
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This volume will assist practitioners, clinicians, counsellors and parole officers, assess risk and evaluate offenders who have been convicted of a sex crime. This is the most comprehensive volume  Read more...

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