Offender risk assessment in delinquent minors and probation service in the USA 1692
PhD in Psychology, Head of the Department of Legal and Forensic Psychology and Law, Faculty of Legal and Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
Junior Research Associate, Laboratory of Juvenile Technologies, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Post- graduate Student, Chair of Legal Psychology, Lecturer, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
Doctor of Education, First Pro-Rector for Scientific Work, International Institute of Informatization and Public Administration named after P.A. Stolypin, Moscow, Russia
The article presents the review of American researchers concerning the application of the method of offender risk assessment in delinquent minors and techniques, which can be qualified as Structured Decision Making – SDM. The last can be introduced as a specific standardized procedure, distinguishing certain criteria, which are necessary in discussing and taking the most just and effective decision about the offenses of law committed by minor delinquents.
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