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Predicting Violence (relevance to Practice)

Predicting Violence Potential Forensic Research how would a forensic psychology professional might use the results from this study in a correctional setting.

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Violence Prediction Application

To be able to effectively predict the likelihood of violent behavior is one of the main goals of psychology. Such a concept, if turned into an applicable theory would be most invaluable to society, in particular to the justice system. According to Webster (2012), "research of the last two decades has produced a number of assessment tools designed to assess risk of violence. While it still may not be possible to predict risk with unequivocal accuracy, these tools have undoubtedly improved predictive assessment, particularly when used in ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) in relation to the importance of being able to predict violence as an application in forensic psychology and law enforcement. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.