Examining the science and practice of violence risk assessment with female adolescents

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2005
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Author: Odgers, C.
Abstract
While the field of violence risk assessment among adult males has progressed rapidly, several questions remain with respect to the application of forensic risk assessment tools within other populations. In this article, we consider the empirical evidence for the assessment, prediction, and management of violence in adolescent girls. We discuss limitations of generalizing violence risk assessment findings from other populations to adolescent girls and point out areas where there is little or no empirical foundation. Critical issues that must be addressed in research prior to the adoption or rejection of such instruments are delineated. Finally, we provide practice guidelines for clinicians currently involved with adolescent females within risk assessment contexts.
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Odgers, C. L., Moretti, M. M., & Reppucci, N. D. (2005). Examining the science and practice of violence risk assessment with female adolescents. Law And Human Behavior, 29(1), 7-27. doi:10.1007/s10979-005-1397-z This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10979-005-1397-z
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Law And Human Behavior
Document title
Examining the science and practice of violence risk assessment with female adolescents
Date
2005
Volume
29
Issue
1
First page
7
Last page
27
Publisher DOI
10.1007/s10979-005-1397-z
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