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.

Procedures for Conducting the Assessment

Franklin: Have you ever thought, Headmaster, that your standards might perhaps be a little out of date?

Headmaster: Of course they're out of date. Standards are always out of date. That is what makes them standards.

      — Alan Bennett, Forty Years On

The previous chapter delineated the components of the sex offender civil ...

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