Risk of Dangerousness Assessments: Harm to Others vs. Harm to Self

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Using resources from the professional literature, research forensic assessments. The literature may include the online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu and .gov).

In a minimum of 300 words, complete the following:

  • Discuss the differences between a criminal risk of dangerousness assessment regarding violent harm to others and a civil risk of dangerousness assessment regarding harm to one’s self.
  • Identify and describe assessment tools (psychological tests) for harm towards others and assessment tools (psychological tests) for harm towards self.
  • Be sure to focus on situations of violence risk that do not involve sexual behavior since risk assessment of sexual offenders is the topic of M4 Assignment 2.

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agneta
School: Cornell University

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Running head: RISK OF DANGEROUS ASSESSMENT

Risk of Dangerous Assessment
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RISK OF DANGEROUS ASSESSMENT

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Criminal risk of dangerousness assessment is done in order to protect other people from
being harmed by a dangerous person and especially in the instances where one is jailed. The
assessment is carried out for legal purposes so that the court can pass jurisdiction to an offender
having tested their mental conditions so as to distinguish bet...

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Good stuff. Would use again.

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