A professional volume to help practitioners, clinicians, counsellors, and parole officers, assess risk and evaluate offenders who have been convicted of a sex crime. This is the most comprehensive volume available on every aspect of assessing risk. compares all current risk assessment techniques of sex offenders in terms of ease of use, reliability, and predictive power. It is a complete guide to assessing sex offenders for likelihood of re-offense, and provides a wealth of information on other aspects of the assessment process, including information gathering, interviewing offenders, and writing reports.
Ethics: A set of rules laid out by professionals to show the way they would like to act if it were profitable.
— Frank Dane
The above humorous quote serves as introduction to this book's final topic, ethical issues that arise during the conducting of sex offender civil ...