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Managing Sex Offender Risk
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1. Sex Offenders: Policy and Legislative Developments. Hazel Kemshall, De Montfort University and Gill McIvor, University of Stirling. Part One: The Characteristics of Sexual Offenders. 2. Adult Male Sex Offenders. Dawn D. Fisher, Llanarth Court Psychiatric Hospital and Anthony R. Beech, University of Birmingham. 3. Female Sex Offenders. Hazel Kemshall. 4. Young Sex Offenders. Helen Masson, University of Huddersfield. Part Two: Assessment and Effective Interventions. 5. Risk Assessment of Sex Offenders. Don Grubin, St Nicholas Hospital, Newcastle. 6. Effective Intervention with Sexual Offenders. Bill Marshall, Gerris Serran and Heather Moulden, Rockwood Psychological Services, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 7. Treatment of Sex Offenders in the UK in Prison and Probation Settings. Anthony R. Beech and Dawn D. Fisher. 8. Managing Children and Young People Who are Sexually Aggressive. Andy Kendrick, University of Strathclyde. 9. Relapse Prevention: Theory and Practice. Tony Ward, Victoria University of Wellington, Mayumi Purvis, University of Melbourne and Grant Devilly, Swinburne University, Australia. Part Three: Community-based Risk Management Strategies. 10. Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements: Key Issues. Mike Maguire, Cardiff University and Hazel Kemshall. 11. Sex Offender Registers and Monitoring. Terry Thomas, Leeds Metropolitan University. The Contributors. Subject Index. Author Index.

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Dr Tony Ward, PhD, DipClinPsyc, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has worked as a clinical psychologist and an academic in a number of settings, and has a small private practice. He has written over 200 publications, including ten books, primarily in the area of forensic psychology. Andrew Kendrick is Head of the School of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He is on the Strategic Boards of the Centre of Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) and the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ). He is a member of the editorial board of Child & Youth Care Forum and is Chair of the editorial board of the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care.

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The book presents relevant research material on the affective management of sex offenders. It shows the necessity of many agencies working together to prevent recidivism once an individual has been released. Anyone involved in forensic type work should find this book of great value'. -- Internet Law Book Review
This series of essays is set out in the clear format we have come to associate with Jessica Kingsley publications. -- Quakers in Criminal Justice
Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. -- Internet Law Book Review
Managing Sex Offender Risk looks at the current statistical rise in known cases of sexual offences towards women and children. Paedophilia has become a growing problem, and this growing issue is not always recognised. Managing Sex Offender Risk highlights the problems of identifying and punishing sex offenders. This book assesses various methodologies and approaches to dealing with sex offenders and assuring that they do not relapse after intervention. Managing Sex Offender Risk concludes by looking at community based action plans for dealing with the protection from and prevention of sexual crimes on minors, and gives the statistics behind sexual crimes related to minors. -- childRIGHT

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