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Predicting recidivism among male batterers

R. Karl Hanson

Predicting recidivism among male batterers

by R. Karl Hanson

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Published by Solicitor General Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recidivism -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Abusive men -- Canada -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPrédire la récidive chez les hommes violents envers leur partenaire
    Statementby R. Karl Hanson & Suzanne Wallace-Capretta.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesUser report -- 2000-06, User report -- no. 2000-06.
    ContributionsWallace-Capretta, Suzanne M. 1968-, Canada. Solicitor General Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6626.23.C2 H36 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 36, 44, ii p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19328542M
    ISBN 100662652223

    The present findings, however, argue against such an hypothesis because there were strong similarities between the abusive men and other offender groups. In particular, the factors that predict recidivism among general criminal populations (see Gendreau et al., ) also predicted violent and general recidivism among the abusive men in this study. This updated edition of the classic book on risk assessment presents the latest research regarding the prediction of interpersonal violence. In clear and accessible language, the authors address the specific variables involved in the prediction of child abuse and homicide, as well as intimate partner violence and homicide. This edition also presents an important revision of Campbell's ground.

      Predicting Recidivism Following Participation in a Treatment Program for Batterers Derrik R. Tollefson MSW, PhD College of Social Work, University of Utah, South East, Salt Lake City, UT, , USA & Emma R. Gross MSW, PhD College of Social Work, University of Utah, South East, Salt Lake City, UT, , USA.   Report of batterer recidivism took two forms: police report and partner report. Many of the earlier effect sizes relied exclusively on batterers' self-report as an outcome measure. Such effects cannot differentiate between treatment success and batterers' tendency to vastly underreport the true incidence of abuse Davis & Taylor,

    Against the backdrop of a Texas county that defines domestic violence as a public issue of social structure, this study examines the impact of legal sanctions upon the recidivism rates of men who commit domestic violence. It explores one aspect of a community holding batterers accountable through imposing civil and criminal sanctions for.   This study reported on a retrospective follow-up of file-based SARA assessments of offenders convicted – in Sweden. A total of 88 male batterers referred for court-ordered forensic psychiatric evaluations were included. During the 7-year follow-up, twenty-five (28%) were re-convicted of spousal assault.


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Consequently, the recidivism risk of male batterers should be considered when determining the nature and intensity of criminal justice sanctions and therapeutic intervention.

Many of the characteristics that predict recidivism among a general offender population also predict violent recidivism among male batterers.

Predicting Recidivism Among Male Batterers Technical Report (PDF Available) November   The present study examined recidivism risk factors in a sample of male batterers attending community treatment. Recidivism was assessed by new charges for violence or for any offence during a 5-year follow-up period.

The variables associated with recidivism among male batterers were similar to those found for other criminal populations (e.g.

young, unstable lifestyle, Cited by: Predictors of criminal recidivism among male batterers Article (PDF Available) in Psychology Crime and Law 10(4) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Predicting recidivism among male batterers Abuse of women by their intimate male partners is a serious social issue (Johnson, ; Straus & Gelles, ).

When a man is identified as having been abusive, it is important to know if he is likely to do it again, and what can be done to reduce his risk of recidivism. Predicting batterer recidivism five years after intervention in reducing general and offense-specific recidivism among men released from state prison in files of adult male.

reoffend. Consequently, the recidivism risk of male batterers should be considered when determining the nature and intensity of criminal justice sanctions and therapeutic intervention.

Many of the characteristics that predict recidivism among a general offender population also predict violent recidivism among male batterers. Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) are among the main treatment approaches for IPVAW offenders.

The most common outcome used in the evaluation of BIP effectiveness is recidivism. The purpose of this study was to examine batterer recidivism rates 5 years after community intervention and to determine differences that discriminate between recidivists and nonrecidivists.

Of the men included in the sample, 40% were identified as recidivists because they were either convicted of domestic assault, the subject of an order for protection, or a police suspect for domestic.

Predicting batterer recidivism five years after community intervention Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Family Violence 7(3) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This paper addresses issues related to the prediction of violent and nonviolent recidivism among adult male offenders. Issues reviewed are: (a) problems affecting the accurate prediction of offender's recidivism; (b) variables associated with the prediction of recidivism; and (c) the process of completing and communicating prediction reports.

Journals & Books; Register Sign in. and the prediction of recidivism. In summary, advancing our understanding of the mind and brain functioning of male batterers may aid in the prediction and reduction of violence against women in the future.

Previous article in issue. Finally, the χ 2 test revealed significant differences among groups’ recidivism rates (χ 2 =p recidivism rate for the whole sample was %. Recidivism rates were 0% for the FO group, % for the BD group, and % for the GVA group. In the regression model, however, typology did not predict recidivism.

Strategies to reduce intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) can be targeted at different levels. Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) are among the main treatment approaches for IPVAW offenders. The most common outcome used in the evaluation of BIP effectiveness is recidivism.

Efforts to increase BIP effectiveness in reducing recidivism should focus on key predictive variables of. This study partially replicates and expands on a previous study that showed women’s perceptions of risk to be a strong predictor of reassault among batterers. The current study employed a larger and multisite sample, a longer follow-up period of 15 months, and multiple outcomes including “repeated reassault” (n.

Risk factors for recidivism among spousal assault and spousal homicide offenders. Psychology, Crime & Law, 8, Predicting recidivism among male batterers (User Report ). Ottawa: Batterer intervention: Program approaches and criminal justice strategies.

Recent increases in the number of women arrested for domestic violence raise important questions about implementation of proarrest policies, equivalency of intimate partner aggression across genders, and management of female domestic violence offenders. This study compares demographic characteristics, criminal history variables, and the past domestic violence history of men (n = 5,) and.

This study employs classification tree analysis (CTA) to address whether 3 groups of violent offenders have similar or different risk factors for violent recidivism while on probation. A sample of 1, violent offenders on probation was classified as generalized aggressors (N = ), family only aggressors (N = ), or nonfamily only aggressors (N = ).

The strongest predictor of violent. John R. Hepburn, Celesta A. Albonetti, Recidivism among drug offenders: A survival analysis of the effects of offender characteristics, type of offense, and two types of intervention, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, /BF, 10, 2, (), ().

Prediction of recidivism is difficult, with the LSI-R scores correctly predicting only 66% of the outcomes, using a cut score of The exploration of other predictors is encouraged.

Keywords recidivism, spousal abuse, batterers, batterer programs, risk assessment, partner violence. The evidence available on the efficacy of batterer intervention programs is still limited.

The aim of the present study is twofold: (1) to analyze change in a set of intervention targets and their association with reconviction in a batterer intervention program implemented in Spain, and (2) to analyze pre-treatment participants’ characteristics linked with an increased likelihood of change.According to DOC, the recidivism rate is % for Caucasian inmates and % for African American inmates.

Nationally, recidivism is highest among African American inmates but the gap between African American and Caucasian inmates has significantly narrowed in the past 11 years (Durose et al., ).The RAC study by Taft et al.

() found group cohesion to predict less recidivism; and male batterers who were interviewed in depth in two other studies cited the support they received from their fellow group members as the primary reason for their willingness to take responsibility and cease their abuse (Rosenberg, ; Silvergleid.