This course describes use of a static risk assessment juveniles who sexually offend. The risk instrument is the Juvenile Sexual Offense Recidivism Risk Assessment Tool-II (JSORRAT-II). This instrument has been validated in Utah and Iowa on a statewide basis, and in numerous follow-up studies of clinical populations, including by Dr. Ralph. It provides risk estimates for sexual offending for these youth. It is a static risk instrument based on historical factors.
The course is interactive, with voice narration, providing cases for scoring practice. Information is provided regarding scoring and interpretation of instruments based on relevant research, including studies by Dr. Ralph.
Introductory Video description of the course:
**DUE TO THE AUDIO CONTENT OF THIS COURSE, HEADPHONES OR OTHER AUDIO PLAYBACK DEVICE IS REQUIRED**
The content is relevant for those who treat juveniles who sexually offend.
Number of CE’s 3.00
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
1. Describe the different between dynamic and static risk factors.
2. Name the state mandated instrument for sexual offense.
3. Name one advantage of the JSORRAT-II.
4. Score the JSORRAT-II for three sample vignettes within two points of actual score.
5. Describe two research findings related to sexual recidivism relevant to the JSORRAT-II
6. Describe two research findings related to research regarding the JSORRAT-II regarding factors other than recidivism.
CASOMB: This course meets the requirements for Domain 2– SEX OFFENDER ASSESSMENT.