Evaluating sex offenders : a manual for civil commitments and beyond / Dennis M. Doren.

& Nbsp; 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,...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Doren, Dennis M. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2002.
Series:Online access: SAGE SAGE Research Methods Core.
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Summary:& Nbsp; 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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (257 pages)
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.
ISBN:9781452212289
1452212287
9781412990059
141299005X
1322412111
9781322412115
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