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  • Assessing the internal structure of the COPINE scale

    Merdian, Hannah Lena; Thakker, Jo; Wilson, Nick; Boer, Douglas Pieter (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    The COPINE scale allows standardised classification of a person's child pornography collection while taking into account contextual considerations. However, despite its frequent usage in research studies, the scale has ...
  • The assessment of dynamic risk and recidivism in a sample of special needs sexual offenders

    Blacker, Janine; Beech, Anthony R.; Wilcox, Daniel T.; Boer, Douglas Pieter (Routledge, 2011)
    The predictive validity of four risk assessment instruments: the RRASOR, SVR-20, RM2000-V and the ARMIDILO-Stable and -Acute dynamic client subscales were assessed on a sample of 88 offenders: 44 mainstream and 44 sexual ...
  • A classic case of test envy in sex offender risk assessment

    Boer, Douglas Pieter (The Canadian Psychological Association, 2002-04)
    The SORAG, SVR-20, VRS-S0, STATIC99, SONAR, STABLE (see below for references), and other relatively similar risk prediction tools (RSVPTs) are just a few of the currently available risk assessment measures designed for use ...
  • Constructing hope: a multi-agency programme model for young sex offenders living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Dosio, Dario; Boer, Douglas Pieter (International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO), 2007)
    Many young sex offenders in South Africa have HIV/AIDS. This fact both complicates and underlines the importance of delivering effective multi-agency sex offender programmes to these individuals. Reducing reoffending rates ...
  • Contextualizing risk in the assessment of intellectually disabled individuals

    Boer, Douglas Pieter; McVilly, Keith R.; Lambrick, Frank (International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO), 2007)
    In this article we examine the idea of expanding structured clinical judgement from primarily offender variables to a broader framework in which environmental (including staff) variables are given equal consideration in a ...

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