Appendix Hanson Dynamic... Appendix I Appendix II
The following items were coded from the offendersí files based on their response to sexual offense specific treatment. Each item is score "0 - no evidence" "1 - some, possible evidence" and "2 - yes", except for the reverse scored items, which were coded as follows: "2 - no evidence" "1 - some, possible evidence" and "0 - yes". The total score is the sum of the individual items.
Has the offender ever . . . . ?
1. denied all need for treatment.
2. refused treatment.
3. always refused treatment.
4. been described as motivated for treatment. (Reversed)
5. been described as unmotivated for treatment.
6. dropped-out of treatment.
7. completed treatment. (Reversed)
8. been described as treatment failure.
9. been described as treatment success. (Reversed)
10. tried hard in treatment. (Reversed)
11. did not try hard in treatment.
12. been described as good candidate for treatment. (Reversed)
13. been described as poor candidate for treatment.
Has _____________ (name of offender) ever had a problem with . . .
Unemployed/at school (single item)
Type of employment a problem or concern (single item)
Is the offender taking anti-androgens?
Substance abuse (alpha = .66)
illicit drug use
Negative mood (alpha = .71)
Anger (alpha = .77)
flying off the handle/volatility/anger
anger towards women
any aggressive/rude/threatening to others
Psychiatric symptoms (alpha = .56)
Life stress (alpha = .42)
moderate life change
serious life change
rejected by community
2 = no serious sexual relationships (single/divorced)
1 = married/common-law with conflicts
0 = married/common-law with no obvious conflicts
Possible conflict areas (alpha = .74)
conflicts with intimate partner (general)
sex problems with intimate partner
distrust his sexual partner
General Social Problems (alpha = .58)
conflicts/rejected by family
negative conflicts with others (workers/friends)
rejected by community
Association with sexual offenders (alpha = .63)
any association with other sexual offenders
association with sex offenders as a problem
Low remorse/victim blaming (alpha = .85)
attitudes tolerant of sex crimes
sex crimes are acceptable in certain circumstances
does he "own" his crimes (reverse scored)
low victim empathy
denial of offense
fail to understand how his behaviour effects others
How much do you think that _______ would agree with the following statements?
Rape attitudes (alpha = .91)
many women would secretly like to be raped
when women go around wearing short skirts or tight tops they are
asking for trouble
a lot of times when women say "no" they are just playing hard to get
and really mean "yes"
that women are playing with him sexually
that some rape victims deserve what they get
Child molester attitudes (alpha = .92)
some children are mature enough to enjoy sex with adults
some children like to sexually tease him
a child who does not resist sexual touching really feels OK about
some children are so willing to have sex that it is difficult
to stay away from them
Sexual entitlement (alpha = .72)
everyone is entitled to sex
men need sex more than women do
he has a higher sex drive than most people
once they get you wound-up sexually, you just canít stop
Sees self as no risk (alpha = .72)
sees self as no risk/failure to recognize risk
will make sacrifices to avoid high risk situations (reverse scored)
testing known risk factors (sexual)
"Iím not a pervert, I want to put this behind me, why do you keep
dragging things up?"
only pled guilty because "his lawyer told him to"
"everything is fine/great/no problem" - but you feel that he is
fail to acknowledge and understand his sexual problems
Victim access (alpha = .69)
access to victims (general)
cruising/creating opportunities to reoffend
grooming of victims
computer/surf the net
Sexual pre-occupations (alpha = .70)
pornography use (include catalogues/baby magazines)
strip bars/massage parlors/prostitutes
deviant sexual fantasies/urges
preoccupation with sex crimes (own/others)
preoccupation with sex/porno/hookers
Dirty/smelly/inappropriate (sexual) or other (single item)
Any strong change in appearance (single item)
Was the offender released into a "relatively controlled environment", a "moderately controlled environment", or an "uncontrolled environment" in terms of access to victims, drugs or alcohol? (single item)
No opportunity for fun/relaxation (single item)
Using "spirituality"/religion as a shield (single item)
Antisocial lifestyle (alpha = .75)
bored/aimless use of leisure time
staying out/working late/breaking curfew
generally chaotic lifestyle
"getting into" partying
contacts with police
restless, hyperactive energy
irrational resistance to personal change
thinking your suggestions are an assault upon his person or demeaning
does he hold strongly antisocial attitudes
Non-cooperation with supervision
Did he attend group treatment? one-on-one's?
Disengaged (alpha = .83)
just going through the motions
open to talking about treatment (reversed)
invested in treatment (reversed)
keeping secrets from you
do you have the feeling that you generally know what is going on with
this offender? (no)
do you feel that the offender is working with you? (no)
Manipulative (alpha = .80)
inconsistencies between what he tells you and what the treatment team
any feeling that he's being phony with you
tries to manipulate you
tries to "play the system"
tries to take control of the interview
trying to be "buddy buddy" with you
attempts to focus interview on irrelevant issues
No show (alpha = .78)
ever no show with you
ever no show with other commitments
requests to reschedule (all/phone)
number of broken conditions - whether you breached him or not
Total Non-cooperation with Supervision Scale (alpha = .89)
all the items in the Disengaged, Manipulative and No Show scales plus
shows up unscheduled to talk
tries to limit meeting time (e.g., someone in car)
denied any inappropriate requests
general non-cooperation with treatment
catching the offender in lies/contradictions
curt/rude/threatening with you
do you feel the offender is working against you?
how many times did you stay late or take phone calls at home about
have you lost sleep over this guy?