Evaluating Sex Offenders: A Manual for Civil Commitments and Beyond

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SAGE, 2002. ápr. 10. - 243 oldal

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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Different Types of Assessments
3
The issue of Lesser Restrictive Alternatives
23
Diagnostic Issues Within Sex Offender Civil
51
Diagnostic Issues Within Sex Offender Civil
87
Differentiations Among Commonly Diagnosed Disorders
93
Drawing the Predisposition Nexus
99
Recidivism Base Rates
145
Clinical Adjustments
161
Ethical Issues
189
Relapse Prevention Interview
201
Templates for Segments
211
Sample Precommitment Evaluation Report 217 Appendix C Sample Precommitment Evaluation Report
217
Templates for Segments of Reexamination
225
Index
237
About the Author 243
Copyright

The Evaluation Report and Court Testimony
179

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