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1

Social history

Employment, hobbies, interests, family relationships, life events, and environments frequented

2

Psychological and social problems

Substance abuse, emotional difficulties, history of general criminal offending, antisocial behaviors, and psychiatric diagnoses

3

Sexual development

Sexual history, attitudes toward sex, sexual dysfunction, age of onset of puberty, sexual and intimate relationships, and prior sexual victimization

4

Sexual patterns of offending

Offense history, age of onset, attitude toward victims, master story and sexual fantasies, physical aggression, and willingness to engage in treatment

5

Difference of sex offender assessment to traditional risk assessment?

They focus on sex, even down to social history. Are their relationships due to underlying needs to want to offend again?
They also don't listen to dynamic changes as much and focus on static ones from early onset.

6

Things to listen for in assessment

Minimization
Places blame on others
Denial
Rationalizations
Claims of seduction
Power orientations

*indicates high risk offenders