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Examining the relationship of risk, treatment readiness, and therapeutic change to recidivism in a sample of treated sex offenders
The present study examined the interrelationship of risk for recidivism, treatment readiness and responsivity, treatment-related change, treatment attrition, and recidivism among sexual offenders. It provided a cross ...
Risk assessment of federal female offenders
Much remains to be learned about predicting recidivism in women, including which risk assessment instruments may be most beneficial and what other factors may add to a more complete understanding of recidivism for women. ...
Violence Risk Assessment with Youth Who Have Sexually Offended: A Psychometric Examination of the Violence Risk Scale: Youth Sexual Offender Version (VRS:YSO)
The present research was archival in nature. It was divided into three phases involving a comprehensive psychometric examination of a newly developed risk assessment measure designed to assess risk for sexual violence, ...
Assessing risk for inpatient violence on high-security forensic psychiatric units
While forensic psychiatric inpatient violence is a serious problem, research on risk assessment for this outcome is limited; the current research investigated the predictive validity of a number of structured risk/forensic ...