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Argues that community risk management can be improved by using actuarial assessment and by combining what is known about the prediction of violence, the study of clinical decision making, and the literature on treatment outcome and program evaluation. In this new edition, the authors update their review, focusing on the actuarial instruments they developed and described earlier and on the measures they have continued to develop. In their lively style, they review the commentary on risk appraisal, addressing 20 of the most common arguments against actuarial risk appraisal.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781591473435
ISBN-10: 1591473438
Format: Hardback
(263mm x 185mm x 33mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: American Psychological Association
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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