Risk Assessment and Offender–Victim Relationship in Juvenile Offenders

  title={Risk Assessment and Offender–Victim Relationship in Juvenile Offenders},
  author={Richard Lusignan and Jacques D. Marleau},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  pages={433 - 443}
  • R. Lusignan, J. Marleau
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
The present study compares the Historical, Clinical, and Risk Management–20 (HCR-20) checklist in a male offender population of 108 adolescents using the relationship between the offender and the victim as a classification factor. Two types of relationship were retained for comparison purposes: family victim/known victim and unknown victim. All adolescents admitted to the Adolescent program of Montréal's Philippe-Pinel Institute from February 1998 to April 2003 were assessed and their families… 

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