Borum, R. & Verhaagen, D. (2006). Assessing and managing violence risk in juveniles. The Guilford Press. Read Chapter 1, Trends and Processes in Youth Violence. This chapter discusses trends in youth violence, including assessment processes, why violence occurs, the role of development, and theories of youth violence.
Desmarais, S. L., & Zottola, S. A. (2020). Violence risk assessment: Current status and contemporary issues. Marquette Law Review, 103(3), 793–817. In this article, the authors give an overview of the field of risk assessment, including giving basic information relative to assessment and addressing different types of violence and instruments used in the field of risk assessment as a whole. Predictive validity, the impact of risk assessment, and current concerns in this field are addressed.
Haag, A. M., Boyes, A., Cheng, J., MacNeil, A., & Wirove, R. (2016). An introduction to the issues of cross-cultural assessment inspired by Ewert v Canada. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 3(2), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.1037/tam0000067 This article discusses the relevance or validity for specific ethnic groups through a review of the case of Ewert v. Canada. This case has implications for the practice of violence risk assessment in varying cultures.
Warren, J. I., Wellbeloved-Stone, J. M., Dietz, P. E., & Millspaugh, S. B. (2018). Gender and violence risk assessment in prisons. Psychological Services, 15(4), 543–552. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000217 This article examines the assessment of violence in an institutional setting. In particular, it reviews several well-known violence risk assessment tools and determines their utility in predicting institutional violence in men and women.
Academic Success Center (ASC). (2021). Annotated bibliography. Northcentral University. This resource provides a brief overview of what an annotated bibliography is and presents questions to answer while writing a summary of each article. This will be helpful in completing the annotated bibliography for this week’s assignment.
Northcentral University Library. (n.d.). Scholarly vs. peer-reviewed journals. [Video file]. Northecentral University. Many assignments in this and future courses will request that peer-reviewed journal articles are reviewed and cited. It is therefore important to understand the difference between scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, which this brief video discusses.
Douglas, K. S., Guy, L. S., & Hart, S. D. (2009). Psychosis as a risk factor for violence to others: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 135(5), 679–706. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0016311 In this article, the authors examine whether psychosis is related to violence as well as what moderators impact this relationship.
DeMatteo, D., Hart, S. D., Heilbrun, K., Boccaccini, M. T., Cunningham, M. D., Douglas, K. S., Dvoskin, J. A., Edens, J. F., Guy, L. S., Murrie, D. C., Otto, R. K., Packer, I. K., & Reidy, T. J. (2020). Statement of concerned experts on the use of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised in capital sentencing to assess risk for institutional violence. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 26(2), 133–144. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000223.supp (Supplemental) This article addresses the role psychopathy and specifically the PCL-R plays in violence risk assessment. It addresses capital sentencing in the United States and the ability of PCL–R scores to predict serious institutional violence.