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Juvenile Sex Offenders and Fitness for Duty Assessment

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What are some issues associated with assessing juvenile sex offenders? How are these in relation to fitness for duty? What is the relevance to forensic psychology?

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1. Issues on Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment - 100 words
2. Relation to Fitness for Duty - 100 words
3. Relevance in Forensic study - 100 words

Issues in Forensic Psychology

Juvenile Sex Offenders (JSO) Assessment - assessment of juvenile sex offenders is usually done following certain protocols within the remit of juvenile justice and standard requirements and limitations of the larger justice system (dependent on the offense). The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (a program of the Office of Justice) publishes a number of applicable assessments including the Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II) authored by Prentky and Righthand (2003). Because of ...

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Forensic Assessment Related to Juvenile Sex Offenders and Fitness for Duty

A description of one issue related to forensic assessment of juvenile sex offenders and one issue related to forensic assessment of individuals being evaluated for fitness for duty. Explain why the issues you selected are issues for forensic psychology professionals conducting forensic assessments, using specific examples. Also describe the impact that each of these issues might have on individuals and/or society, again using specific examples.

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