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Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition : Law, Science, and Practice (Hardcover) (Kirk Heilbrun &
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Focusing on juvenile transfer and disposition evaluations, this volume provides an up-to-date integration of current law, science, and practice with respect to juvenile risk assessment, treatment needs/amenability, and sophistication-maturity. Included are perspectives relating to international practices, use of specialized assessment tools, and a separate chapter on resentencing following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on juveniles sentenced to mandatory life without parole. This text will be a useful and comprehensive reference for forensic psychologists and other mental health professionals engaged in juvenile evaluation, as well as legal professionals, juvenile and criminal justice professionals, and others involved with juvenile assessment, decision-making, and rehabilitation.
Number of Pages: 350
Series Title: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Kirk Heilbrun & David Dematteo & Christopher King & Sarah Filone
Street Date: May 9, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-6138
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