Risk assessment instruments play a significant role in correctional intervention and guide decisions about supervision and treatment. Although advances have been made in risk assessment over the past 50 years, limited attention has been given to risk assessment for domestic violence offenders. This study investigates the use of the Domestic Violence Screening Inventory (DVSI) and the Offender Screening Tool (OST) with a sample of 573 offenders convicted of domestic violence offenses and sentenced to supervised probation in Maricopa County, Arizona. The study has two purposes.
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- Domestic Violence
- Evidence-based Practice
- Risk assessment
- Criminals--Risk assessment--Arizona--Maricopa County.
- Probation--Arizona--Maricopa County.
- Family violence--Arizona--Maricopa County.
- Family violence
- Intimate partner violence--Arizona--Maricopa County.
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Recidivism--Arizona--Maricopa County--Prevention.
- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-327)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Justice studies