Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2008

224 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195322644

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Evaluation of Sexually Violent Predators

Philip Witt and Mary Alice Conroy

Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments

This volume is part of the Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment series. It focuses on evaluations for civil committment of Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs). These are the offenders who are determined by the court to present sufficient risk to the community to justify being detained beyond the expiration of their maximum criminal sentences.


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