Translating Research into Practice

Strength-based models cannot fully address direct links to future offending in detained girls

Detained girls’ low quality of life is indirectly linked to future offending

Gender Differences on the PCL-R Indicate that Lower Cut-off Scores

Compared to men, females with psychopathy obtain lower PCL-R scores, are more

Non-Illness Based Motivations for Violence Require Consideration among Persons with Major Mental Illness

While illness-based motivational influences appear to be the primary influence for violence

Sexually Violent Person Statutes Differ Considerably Throughout the United States

SVP statutes differ on definitional and procedural grounds, contributing to misapplication and

Mothers’ Attitudes toward Justice System Influence Adolescent Probationary Success

Mothers’ negative legitimacy attitudes toward the justice system indirectly predict increased youth

YLS/CMI cross-cultural validity uncertain for low-risk Indigenous youth

The YLS/CMI accurately predicts recidivism in high-risk Australian offenders, yet has difficulty

No Racial Bias in Response to Juvenile Probation Violations

No systematic pattern of racial discrimination appears to exist post release in

START Reveals Gender Difference in Prediction of Inpatient Aggression and Self-harm

The START is a better predictor of aggression and self-harm in women

Mental Illness not a Reliable Predictor of Sex Offender Recidivism

Presence of mental illness is less related to risk and needs but

Abuse History Used as an Aggravating Factor in Support for Juvenile Sex Offender Registration

Perceptions of abuse history mitigate support for juvenile sex offender registration in

Juveniles’ Probation Noncompliance Predicted by Race, Substance Use, and Prior Violations

High rates of probation noncompliance suggest that alternative dispositions may be required

YLS/CMI and SAVRY helpful for Juvenile Probation Officers’ case planning decisions

Juvenile Probation Officers find the YLS/CMI and SAVRY helpful in guiding case

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