This authoritative second edition helps those charged with curbing domestic violence assess and manage offenders and the risk of recidivism.Effectively measuring and communicating the risk of domestic assault recidivism is an essential part of curbing domestic violence. This authoritative book for psychologists, child protection workers, lawyers, and other professionals involved in assessing and managing offenders presents a comprehensive risk assessment system comprised of the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) and the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (DVRAG). It demonstrates how to score, interpret, and communicate the results of these assessments, and how to incorporate their results into broader discussions of public policy. The appraisals have been thoroughly updated to accurately assess individuals from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, along with new coverage of female offenders alongside male offenders, making this new edition a crucial resource for ensuring victim safety, offender treatment, and criminal justice in the modern world.
- Publication Date:
- 30 / 11 / 2020