Experience in Risk Assessment Tools

Members of New Paradigm have been formally trained in generally accepted and widely used tools for assessing sexual and violent recidivism. The majority of these trainings were provided by the actual developers of the tests in question. These tools are used in both Evaluation and Treatment of sexual and violent offenders. Some examples of these tools include:

  • Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R)*
  • Static-99/Static-99R*
  • Static 2002*
  • Stable 2007*
  • Acute 2007*
  • Structured Risk Assessment - Forensic Version (SRA-FV)*
  • Violence Risk Assessment-Sex Offender (VRS-SO)*
  • Minnesota Sex Offender Screening Tool-Revised (MnSOST-R)*
  • History-Clinical-Risk 20 (HCR-20)*
  • Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (VRAG)
  • Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide (SORAG)
  • Vermont Treatment Needs and Progress Scale*
  • Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale for Sexual Abusers with Intellectual Disabilities (TIPS-ID)*
  • Penile Plethysmograph (PPG)*

*Trainings in these specific instruments were provided by the developers of the instruments.

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