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Structured Risk Assessment–Forensic Version (SRA-FV)

The SRA-FV is one of a number of tools that professionals may use to assist them in assessing an individual’s risk of sexual reoffending. Professionals working with men who have been convicted of committing a sexual offense are commonly expected to identify psychological factors that are thought to predispose offenders to recidivism (i.e., further offending). Such judgments may contribute to two practical tasks: First, assessing the degree of risk for future sexual offending presented by an individual, which has implications for the degree of resources that should be assigned to managing his risk, and second, such judgments can increase the effectiveness of treatment interventions by focusing on the psychological problems that are most relevant to this specific individual. Assessment of the kinds of factors contributing ...

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