5. Suggested Readings
Brankley, A. E. (2017, June 18). Do you speak the common (risk) language? A guide to risk for sexual offending [Weblog post]. Retrieved from https://nextgenforensic.wordpress.com/2017/06/18/do-you-speak-the-common-risk-language-a-guide-to-risk-for-sexual-offending/
Hanson, R. K., Babchishin, K. M., Helmus, L. M., Thornton, D., & Phenix, A. (2017). Communicating the results of criterion referenced prediction measures: Risk categories for the Static-99R and Static-2002R sexual offender risk assessment tools. Psychological Assessment, 29, 582–597. doi:10.1037/pas0000371
Hanson, R. K., Bourgon, G., McGrath, R. J., Kroner, D. G., D’Amora, D. A., Thomas, S. S., & Tavarez, L. P. (2017). A five-level risk and needs system: Maximizing assessment results in corrections through the development of a common language [White Paper]. Justice Centre: Council of State Governments.
Hanson, R. K. & Bussière, M. T. (1998). Predicting relapse: A meta-analysis of sexual offender recidivism studies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66(2), 348–362. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-006X.66.2.348
Hanson, R. K., Harris, A. J. R., Letourneau, E., Helmus, L. M., & Thornton, D. (2018). Reductions in risk based on time offense-free in the community: Once a sexual offender, not always a sexual offender. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 24, 48–63. doi:10.1037/law0000135
6. Suggested Videos
Brankley, A. E. (2017, August 26). Common Risk Language, part I: Why do we need to Standardized Risk Communication? [Video file].
Brankley, A. E. (2017, September 1). Common risk language, part II: What is the standardized risk language? [Video file].
Brankley, A. E. (2017, September 17). Common risk language, part III: How do you fit a tool to the standardized risk levels? [Video file].