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Violence Risk - Assessment and Management: Advances Through Structured Professional Judgement and Sequential Redirections, 2nd Edition

Violence Risk - Assessment and Management: Advances Through Structured Professional Judgement and Sequential Redirections, 2nd Edition

Christopher D. Webster, Quazi Haque, Stephen J. Hucker

ISBN: 978-1-119-29293-7

Apr 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

256 pages

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Description

This expanded and updated new edition reflects the growing importance of the structured professional judgement approach to violence risk assessment and management. It offers comprehensive guidance on decision-making in cases where future violence is a potential issue.

  • Includes discussion of interventions based on newly developed instruments
  • Covers policy standards developed since the publication of the first edition
  • Interdisciplinary perspective facilitates collaboration between professionals
  • Includes contributions from P.Randolf Kropp, R. Karl Hanson, Mary-Lou Martin, Alec Buchanan and John Monahan
Tribute Dr. F.A.S. Jenson vi

List of Figures vii

List of Tables viii

List of Boxes ix

About the Authors x

Foreword Alec Buchanan xii

Preface to the Second Edition xviii

Acknowledgements xxi

1 Decision Points 1

2 Points of View 8

3 Predictions and Errors 15

4 Developmental Trajectories 26

5 Symptomologies 33

6 Personality Disorders 47

7 Substance Abuse 55

8 Factors: Risk and Protective, Single, Multiple, and Interacting 61

9 SPJ Guides 72

10 Competitions 88

11 Planning 92

12 Transitions Mary-Lou Martin 98

13 Sequential Redirections 106

14 Implementations 116

15 Teaching and Researching SPJ Guides 123

16 Spousal Assaulters: Risk Assessment and Management P. Randall Kropp 138

17 Sex Offenders R. Karl Hanson 148

18 Teams 159

19 Communications 163

20 Getting it Wrong, Getting it Right (Mostly) 170

Questions 187

Afterword John Monahan, PhD 195

References 200

Index 224

""Violence Risk Assessment and Management is a compact book that excels in educating and enlightening the psychiatrist-in-training and the seasoned forensic psychiatrist about this important topic. I have waited nearly 40 years for this book."" The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2015