by Stephen D. Hart, P. Randall Kropp, D. Richard Laws, Jessica Klaver, Caroline Logan, & Kelly A. Watt
The RSVP is similar to guidelines (SVR-20, HCR-20, PCL-R) in many respects but incorporates many new features.
- Specification of procedures for obtaining assessment information;
- Expanded consideration of risk factors related to manageability;
- Separate coding of judgments concerning the presence and relevance of risk factors; and
- Incorporation of scenario-based risk assessment methods
A highly descriptive example worksheet is included to facilitate documentation. RSVP is an essential tool for any professional responsible for the case management of sex offenders.