Concurrent and Predictive Validity of the Instrument for Forensic Treatment Evaluation: From Risk Assessment to Routine, Multidisciplinary Treatment Evaluation

@article{Schuringa2018ConcurrentAP,
  title={Concurrent and Predictive Validity of the Instrument for Forensic Treatment Evaluation: From Risk Assessment to Routine, Multidisciplinary Treatment Evaluation},
  author={E. Schuringa and V. Heininga and M. Spreen and S. Bogaerts},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  year={2018},
  volume={62},
  pages={1281 - 1299}
}
  • E. Schuringa, V. Heininga, +1 author S. Bogaerts
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
  • Besides assessment of forensic patients’ risk of future violence and criminogenic needs, knowledge on their responsivity to treatment is equally important. However, instruments currently used for risk assessment are not sensitive enough for treatment evaluation. Therefore, the Instrument for Forensic Treatment Evaluation (IFTE) was developed. The IFTE is a treatment evaluation tool, which uses the dynamic risk items of the Dutch risk assessment tool, the HKT-R (Historical, Clinical, Future… CONTINUE READING
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