ERIC Number: ED481020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Child Maltreatment Risk Assessments: An Evaluation Guide.
Righthand, Sue; Kerr, Bruce; Drach, Kerry
This book is a professional practice manual designed to assist clinicians in conducting forensic risk assessment in child maltreatment cases. The authors present up-to-date research findings and provide practical, fact-based information on key issues. The book serves as a reference source on procedural issues, treatment options, and risk management strategies necessary to make high-quality, ethical evaluations. The book also includes a step-by-step guide to conducting and writing quality evaluations, including: components of an evaluation report; forensic versus clinical evaluations; methods of assessment; and assessment domains. (Contains over 400 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Counseling Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Guides, Psychological Evaluation, Risk, Risk Management
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Publication Type: Books
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Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
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