Book Chapters

In Press

Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., Martin, M.-L., Brink, J., & Webster, C. D. (in press). Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START). In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology

2016

Singh, J. P., Desmarais, S. L., Otto, R. K., Nicholls, T. L., Petersen, K. L., & Pritchard, M. (2016). The International Risk Survey: Use and perceived utility of structured violence risk assessment tools in 44 countries. In J. P. Singh, S. Bjørkly, & S. Fazel (Eds.), International perspectives on violence risk assessment (pp. 101-126). Oxford University Press. 

2014

Webster, C. D., Brink, J., Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., & Martin, M.-L. (2014). Violence assessment over the short-term. In B. Purin & I. Treasaden (Eds.), Forensic psychiatry. London: Hodder Arnold.

2013

Desmarais, S. L., & Dutton, D. G. (2013). Domestic violence: An overview for mental health practitioners. In H. Bloom & R. Schneider (Eds.), Law and mental disorder: A comprehensive and practical approach. Toronto, Canada: Irwin Law & Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.


Webster, C., Haque, H., Augimeri, L., Brink, J., Cree, A., Desmarais, S., … Snowden, R. (2013). Teaching and researching SPJ guides. In C. D. Webster, Q. Haque, S. J. Hucker (Eds.), Violence risk-assessment and management: Advances through structured professional judgment and sequential redirections (2nd Ed., pp. 123-137). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

2012

Douglas, K. S., Otto, R., Desmarais, S. L., & Borum, R. (2012). Clinical forensic psychology. In I. B. Weiner, J. A. Schinka, & W. F. Velicer (Eds.), Handbook of psychology, Volume 2: Research methods in psychology (pp. 213-244). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Prior 2012

Desmarais, S. L. (2009). START research summary. In C. D. Webster, M.-L. Martin, J. Brink, T. L. Nicholls, & S. L. Desmarais, Manual for the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START) (Version 1.1) (pp. 89-104). Coquitlam, Canada: British Columbia Mental Health & Addiction Services. 


Desmarais, S. L., Gibas, A., & Nicholls, T. L. (2009). Beyond violence against women: Gender-inclusiveness in domestic violence research, policy, and practice. In C. F. Ferguson (Ed.), Violent crime: Clinical and social implications (pp. 184- 206). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 


Read, J. D., & Desmarais, S. L. (2009). Expert psychology testimony on eyewitness identification: A matter of common sense? In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Expert testimony on the psychology of eyewitness identification (pp. 115-141). New York: Oxford University Press. 


Read, J. D., & Desmarais, S. L. (2008). Lay knowledge of eyewitness testimony research and factors. In B. L. Cutler & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), Encyclopedia of psychology and law (pp. 299-303). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 


Reeves, K. A., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., & Douglas, K. S. (2008). Intimate partner abuse of older men: Considerations for the assessment of risk. In J. I. Kosberg (Ed.), Abuse of older men (pp. 7-27). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. 


Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., Douglas, K. S., & Kropp, P. R. (2007). Assessment of high risk perpetrators of intimate partner abuse. In J. Hamel & T. L. Nicholls (Eds.), Family therapy for domestic violence: A practitioner’s guide to gender-inclusive research and treatment (pp. 275-301). London: Springer. 


Nicholls, T. L., Brink, J., Desmarais, S. L., Webster, C. D., & Martin, M-L. (2007). The Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): A prospective validation study in a forensic psychiatric sample. In H. Bloom, & C. D. Webster (Eds.), Essential writings in violence risk assessment and management (pp. 245-267). Toronto, Canada: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. 


Nonstad, K., Kroppan, E., Desmarais, S. L., Webster, C. D., & Martin, M.-L. (2007). How to conduct a START multidisciplinary team assessment: A step-by-step guide. In S. L. Desmarais, C. D. Webster, M.-L. Martin, C. Dassinger, J. Brink, & T. L. Nicholls, Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): Instructors’ guide and workbook (Version 2) (pp. 18-19). Coquitlam, Canada: Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission.