Foreword by Professor David P. Farrington Part I: Risk assessment - current perspectives 1. Violence risk assessment, Jennifer Lavoie, Laura Guy and Kevin Douglas 2. Sexual offender risk assessment: research, evaluation, best practice recommendations, and future directions, Douglas P. Boer and Stephen Hart 3. Domestic violence and stalking risk assessment, Randall Kropp Part II: Clinical assessment - current perspectives 4. Therapeutic assessment issues to consider with violent offenders, Jane L. Ireland 5. Assessing therapeutic needs for sex offenders, Leigh Harkins and Tony Beech 6. Assessing the clinical needs for stalking and domestic violence, Werner Tschan Part III: Treatment and management - current perspectives 7. Treatment approaches for violence, Jane L. Ireland 8. Treatment approaches for sexual violence, Carol A. Ireland and Rachel Worthington 9. Implications for treatment approaches for interpersonal violence: stalking and domestic, Niki Graham-Kevan and Stefanie Ashton Wigman 10. In their own worlds: the relationship between thinking and doing for convicted paedophiles, David Wilson and Tim Jones 11. Comparative analysis of the management of sex offenders within the USA and UK, Bill Hebenton 12. Challenges of managing the risk of violent and sexual offenders in the community, Tom Considine and Philip Birch
Jane Ireland is Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire. Carol Ireland Principal Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire. Philip Birch is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Huddersfield.