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Actuarial Versus Clinical Assessments of Danger

Explain how a forensic psychology professional might use the findings in this or another clinical forensic setting.

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Discussion of the adequacy of actuarial and clinical assessment of violent risk.

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Actuarial and Clinical Assessments of Risk of Violence

1. Both Actuarial and Clinical Assessments are necessary to determine risk of violence in a meaningful way and thereby reduce recidivism. Often actuarial assessment are good for evidence based approach and used in court as admissible evidence if the test is proven to be accurate, robust ...

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