~ measures the examinee's attitudes toward guns, physical aggression, and interpersonal conflict. Scales are: aggressive response to shame, comfort with aggression, excitement, and power/safety. The questionnaire is comprised of 26-items, written at a 3rd grade reading level. Items may be read aloud to non-readers.
Kit includes: manual, 25 answer sheets, and 50 behavior checklists
RANGE: 6-29 years
TIME: 5-10 minutes LEVEL: C
~ (1997) is an instrument for the assessment of criminal offenders, persons charged with crimes, and others who have come to the attention of the authorities due to antisocial behaviour. Scales include: Chemical Abuse, Thought Disturbance, Antisocial Tendencies, Self Deprecation, and a Validity Scale.
Kit includes: Manual, 5 booklets, 5 scoring sheets, and 5 profiles
RANGE: Adolescents and Adults
ADMINISTRATION: 15 minutes
TIME: 15 minutes LEVEL: C
~ (2005) is an interactive software program designed to estimate the risk that an acute civil psychiatric patient will become violent with others after discharge.
Kit includes: Manual, Software Program, Installation Guide and 10 Uses
RANGE: 18-60 years
ADMINISTRATION: individual, 10 minutes. LEVEL: C
~ (1997) focuses on different types of interventions that may be used in institutions and in the community. Articles in the collection deal with parent training, family therapy, and work with specific populations such as juvenile sex offenders, firesetters, alcohol and drug abusers and related crime.
~ is used to assess pschopathy as part of risk-management for antisocial, criminal and violent behavior. This test does not result in a clinical diagnosis or provide a stand-alone assessment. Item content includes: interpersonal, affective, and lifestyle. Ratings are made using all information available to the user.
Complete kit includes: manual, 25 forms, and a copy of the book: Without Conscience
RANGE: 13+ years
TIME: 15 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2006) is a 130-item self-report measure that assesses static risk, dynamic risk/need, and protective strength factors related to recidivism, treatment need, and management.
IORNS consists of 4 indexes, 10 scales, 14 subscales, and two validity scales. Content subscales aid in interpreting each examinee's individual needs, while index scores are useful in classification. Research cited in the manual shows convergent and discriminant validity for IRONS scales with self-report, interview, and objective criminal history measures of antisocial behavior, psychopathy, personality pathology, substance use, depression, and anxiety.
T-scores, percentiles, confidence intervals, and qualitative classifications (i.e., low, average, high, very high) are provided. Given low response frequency of certain items, percentiles and percentile classifications are recommended for interpretation.
Kit includes;includes: Manual, 25 Response Forms, and 25 Scoring Summary/Profile Forms
RANGE: Adult Male and Female offenders.
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 15-20 minutes
~ is a risk and needs assessment for offender treatment planning and placement. The LSI-R uses 54 items based on legal requirements to provide a quantitative survey of attributes of offenders and their situations relevant to level of supervision and treatment decisions.
Kit includes: manual, interview guides, 25 quickscore forms, and 25 profiles.
See also the YLSI listed separately in this catalog.
RANGE: 16+ years
TIME: 45 minutes LEVEL: B
~ is a 22-item structured interview for the pretrial assessment of adjudicative competence. This instrument uses a vignette format and objectively scored questions to standardize the measurement of three competence-related abilities.
Understanding capacity for factual understanding of the legal system and the adjudication process.
Reasoning ability to distinguish more relevant from less relevant factual information and ability to reason about the two legal options: pleading guilty or not guilty.
Appreciation capacity to understand his or her own legal situation and circumstances.
Kit includes Manual, & 20 interview booklets.
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 25-55 minutes
~ (2001) is a 25-item structured screening interview that identifies potential malingering and simulation of psychiatric illness. Scales are: Reported vs. Observed, Extreme Symptomatology, Rare Combinations, Unusual Hallucinations, Unusual Symptom Course, Negative Image, and Suggestibility.
Kit includes: manual & 25 booklets
RANGE: 18+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 5-10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2006) is a 154 item self-report measure of both global psychopathy and component traits. PPI-R may be useful in conducting research, or in a variety of practical settings (i.e. correctional facilities, forensic assessment, substance abuse treatment).
RANGE: 18-90 years, 4th grade reading level
Complete Kit includes: Manual, 25 item Booklets, 25 Response Forms & 25 scoring Summary/Profile Forms.
RANGE: 18-86 years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 15-25 Minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2005) assess psychosocial symptomatology and risk of violence among adolescents. It is a 60 item self-report assessment.It provides four domain scores (Psychosocial, Resiliency Problems, Ecological & Total ) Eight cluster scores, 2 response styles indicators and 8 critical items.
Complete kit include Manual, 25 Rating Forms & 25 Summary Score/Profile Forms.
RANGE: 11-18 Years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 10-15 Min
~ (2004) is a semistuctured interview and rating scale designed to assess juvenile offenders. RSTI scales include: violent and aggressive tendencies, planned and extensive criminality, psychopathology, autonomy, cognitive capacities, emotional maturity, responsibility and motivation to change, and consideration and tolerance of others.
Kit includes: manual, 25 booklets & 25 rating forms.
RANGE: juvenile offenders 9-18 years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 50-65 minutes LEVEL: C
~ provides the forensic psychologist or psychiatrist with a systematic and empirically based approach to evaluation of criminal responsibility. The R-CRAS quantifies essential psychological and situational variables at the time of the crime to be used in a criterion-based decision model. This allows the clinician to quantify the impairment at the time of the crime, to conceptualize this impairment with respect to the appropriate legal standards, and to render an expert opinion with respect to legal standards.
Kit includes: manual and 50 examination booklets
TIME: 18-25 minutes LEVEL: C
~ (2006) is a brief multidimensional self-report screening questionnaire which predicts violent and nonviolent offender recidivism. It assists with assignment to appropriate treatment/correctional programs and institutional security levels. It can be used as a pre- and post-treatment measure to help gauge progress.
Kit includes Manual and 25 answer forms
RANGE: 18 +
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 15 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (1999) is a 20 item checklist designed to screen risk factors in spousal or family related assault. The SARA is insufficient on its own to determine abuse, and should therefore be used in conjunction with a complete assessment.
Kit includes: manual, 25 checklists & 25 assessment forms
TIME: untimed LEVEL: B
~ (2005) offers professionals working with sex offenders instruction on issues specific populations such as juveniles, families, females, mentally challenged offenders and culturally diverse populations.
~ (2003) assesses the rehabilitation neeeds of juvenile offenders. The YLS/CMI identifies the youth's major needs, strengths, barriers, and incentives and selects the most appropriate goals to produce an effective case management plan. See also the LSI listed separately in this catalog.
Kit includes: manual, 25 guides, quickscore & case management forms
RANGE: 12-17 years
TIME: 30-40 minutes LEVEL: B
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