Static-99R Training – June 26, 2020, Tab 8. Additional Resources

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1. Practice Cases

2. Practice Cases Answers

3. Crossword

4. Crossword Answers

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

Brouillette-Alarie, S., Babchishin, K. M., Hanson, R. K., & Helmus, L.-M. (2016). Latent constructs of the Static-99R and Static-2002R. Assessment, 23, 96–111. doi:10.1177/1073191114568114

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.

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

Hanson, R.K., & Thornton, D. (2000).  Improving Risk Assessments for Sex Offenders: A Comparison of Three Actuarial Measures. Law and Human Behavior, 24, 119-136.

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].

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