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Andrew E. Brankley, Ph.D., C.Psych. (Supervised Practice) is the Project Scientist at the Sexual Behaviours Clinic, CAMH, Toronto, and a Clinical Forensic Psychologist in Supervised Practice. He is interested in better understanding and measuring the psychological propensities for sexual behaviour problems, and ending sexual abuse. He is a certified Static-99R trainer and a part of the Static/STABLE/ACUTE development team, where he is involved in research, practice, and knowledge mobilization.
January 2015 - April 2015
- PSY602 Developmental Psychopathology Class Size: 70 Course Level: Third year undergraduate course Students: Students were in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study from Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Child and Youth Care, and Early Childhood Education.
STABLE-2007 is a measure of risk-relevant propensities for adult males convicted of a sexual offense. This meta-analysis evaluated the ability of STABLE-2007 and its items to discriminate between recidivists and nonrecidivists, and the extent to which STABLE-2007 improves prediction over and above Static-99R. Based on 21 studies (12 unique samples,...
Descriptions of successful psychopathy are synonymous with Machiavellianism: both describe high-functioning individuals who are adept at exploiting and manipulating others. However, previous research has found social-cognitive deficits associated with these traits that should decrease successful manipulation. In the present study, we investigated t...
Criminal history narrative studies reveal an escalation in sexual offender behaviour from non-contact to contact offending, with an ever-increasing likelihood of sexual violence and homicide. In particular, researchers have found that sexual offenders often have a history of committing burglaries prior to contact offences. Accordingly, researchers...
This study examined whether pedophilia is best understood as a dimension or a discrete class (taxon). We considered pedophilia to include both physical sexual attraction to children as well as emotional attraction to children and childhood. Archival data from 901 adult males from a U.S. civil commitment treatment center for sexually dangerous perso...
This document is a technical and interpretative manual for evaluators using STABLE-2007. This version updates and replaces the October 21, 2013 STABLE-2007 Evaluators’ Workbook (Helmus & Hanson, 2013) and all other previous versions.STABLE-2007 is a measure of risk factors relevant for the treatment and supervision of adult males charged or convict...
Background Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorder (SUD) are prevalent and pernicious disorders that are commonly comorbid. Though promising findings have been documented for psychotherapies addressing PTSD/SUD, this is a relatively new area of inquiry. AimsTo (a) describe relationship-based recovery (RBR), a recently develo...