shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Feb 24th - Psychology Education Day [SickKids]
Feb 24th - Helping Families Heal: Addressing and Treating Trauma in Children, Youth and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Feb 25th - Advanced Clinical Skills Development and Practices for Working with Trauma: Level 2 trauma certificate [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Feb 27th - Teenagers Today: What you need to know [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Mar 5th - Certificate in Essential Skills for Assessing and Treating Children and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Evaluation of Sexually Violent Predators
Witt, Philip
Oxford U Press POD firm sale / Softcover / 2008-08-01 / 0195322649
Sex Offenders / Forensic
price: $39.95 (may be subject to change)
224 pages
Not in stock - available within 4 weeks.

Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step description of the assessment process from preparing for the evaluation to writing the report and testifying in court.

In making recommendations for best practice, authors consider empirical support, legal relevance, and consistency with ethical and professional standards. These volumes offer invaluable guidance for anyone involved in conducting or using forensic evaluations.

The present book focuses on evaluations for civil commitment of sexually violent predators (SVPs). Although this book focuses on evaluating SVP cases, the considerations discussed in this book, such as determining a sex offender’s risk to reoffend, apply to evaluations of sex offenders in other contexts (e.g., community notification, sentence enhancement, and probationary management) as well.

About the Author:

Philip Witt is a Psychologist at the Associates in Psychological Services, Pennsylvania.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessme
Forensic
Oxford University Press
Sex Offenders
University Presses