assignment 1 risk assessment practices

Tasks:

In a minimum of 300 words, respond to the following:

  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of current risk assessment practices? When writing your response, focus on tests designed to assess risk and dangerousness.
  • How can you utilize or build upon the strengths of current risk assessment practices in forensic psychology? How can you account for the weaknesses of current risk assessment practices in forensic psychology? Provide examples and rationales.
  • Which term do you prefer, “prediction of risk” or “assessment of risk”? State your reasons for your opinion.

Submission Details:

  • By the due date assigned, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
  • Through the end of the module, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. While responding, compare the similarities and differences between what you have constructed and what your classmates have.
Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment assignment instructions

16

Quality of responses to classmates

12

Frequency of responses to classmates

4

Reference to supporting readings

4

Language and grammar

4

Total:

40