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An Assessment of the Reliability and Validity of the Security Reclassification Scale for Women (SRSW) / Jennie Thompson & Kaitlyn Wardrop.

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Public Safety Canada Library

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Alternate Title

Examen de la fiabilité et de la validité de l’Échelle de réévaluation du niveau de sécurité pour les délinquantes (ERNSD)

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Description

1 online resource (28 pages)

Note

Issued also in French under title: Examen de la fiabilité et de la validité de l’Échelle de réévaluation du niveau de sécurité pour les délinquantes (ERNSD)
"June 2018."

Summary

"The Security Reclassification Scale for Women (SRSW) is an actuarial tool which, in conjunction with professional judgement, aids in the security reclassification of federally sentenced women after initial placement. The current study assesses the reliability and the validity of the SRSW to determine its appropriateness for continued use in informing the security review process." -- Executive Summary, p. iii.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION. -- CURRENT STUDY. -- METHOD. -- SAMPLE. -- MEASURES. -- RESULTS. -- TIMING OF SRSW SECURITY REVIEWS. -- DISCRETIONARY RANGES. -- INCONSISTENCIES IN SECURITY RECLASSIFICATION. -- Rates of Inconsistency. -- Reasons for Inconsistencies. -- RELIABILITY OF THE SRSW. -- CONVERGENT VALIDITY. -- PREDICTIVE VALIDITY. -- LIMITATIONS. -- CONCLUSIONS.

Series

Research Report (Canada. Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch) ; 2018, No. R-412.

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