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Assessment of Sexual Offenders Against Children

Assessment of Sexual Offenders Against Children

Second Edition
  • Vernon L. Quinsey - Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
  • Martin L. Lalumiere - University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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Assessment of Sex Offenders

July 2001 | 104 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written for mental health professionals, this indispensable guide reviews the range of relevant literature covering issues in assessing child molesters. Fully updated, Assessment of Sexual Offenders Against Children, Second Edition steers the professional to the most current knowledge available on the subject in a compact, accessible form. Readers will learn from this resource what characteristics do and do not distinguish child molesters, what situational factors are related to molestation, what instruments are used in the assessment of child molesters, how assessment information is used to appraise risk and guide treatment, and elements of a useful assessment report. In addition, this volume covers the ethical and legal issues of this type of assessment
Conceptual Description
Implications for Practice
Recommended Assessment Instruments

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ISBN: 9780761924319