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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Table of 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.