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Handbook of violence risk assessment

Author: Randy K Otto; Kevin S Douglas
Publisher: New York : Routledge, [2010] ©2010
Series: International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive handbook of original chapters consolidates what is known about contemporary risk assessment instruments and serves as a resource for legal, correctional, and mental health professionals. Two introductory chapters cover general issues in violence risk evaluation, while the remainder of the book offers a comprehensive discussion of specific risk assessment measures. Each chapter is prepared by the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy K Otto; Kevin S Douglas
ISBN: 9780415962148 0415962145 9781138872882 1138872881
OCLC Number: 316736593
Description: x, 316 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Violence risk assessment tools : overview and critical analysis / Kirk Heilbrun, Kento Yasuhara, and Sanjay Shah --
The use of measures of psychopathy in violence risk assessment / David DeMatteo, John F. Edens, and Allison Hart --
Gender-specific childhood risk assessment tools : early assessment risk lists for boys (EARL-20B) and girls (EARL-21G) / Leena K. Augimeri [and others] --
Structured assessment of violence risk in youth (SAVRY) / Randy Borum [and others] --
Youth level of service/case management inventory / Robert D. Hoge --
The violence risk appraisal guide and sex offender risk appraisal guide for violence risk assessment and the Ontario domestic assault risk assessment and domestic violence risk appraisal guide for wife assault risk assessment / Marnie E. Rice, Grant T. Harris, and N. Zoe Hilton --
Two treatment- and change-oriented risk assessment tools : the violence risk scale and violence risk scale-sexual offender version / Stephen C.P. Wong and Mark E. Olver --
Historical-clinical-risk management-20 (HCR-20) violence risk assessment scheme : rationale, application, and empirical overview / Kevin S. Douglas and Kim A. Reeves --
The classification of violence risk / John Monahan --
The level of service (LS) assessment of adults and older adolescents / D.A. Andrews, James Bonta, and J. Stephen Wormith --
The spousal assault risk assessment guide (SARA) / P. Randall Kropp and Andrea Gibas --
Static-99 : an actuarial tool to assess risk of sexual and violent recidivism among sexual offenders / Dana Anderson and R. Karl Hanson --
Structured professional judgment guidelines for sexual violence risk assessment : the sexual violence risk-20 (SVR-20) and risk for sexual violence protocol (RSVP) / Stephen D. Hart and Douglas P. Boer.
Series Title: International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Responsibility: Randy K. Otto and Kevin S. Douglas, editors.

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Covers general issues in violence risk assessment. This book is suitable for forensic psychology practitioners, mental health professionals who deal with the criminal justice system, and legal  Read more...

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