Handbook of Clinical Intervention with Young People Who Sexually Abuse / Edition 1

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Practical guidelines from acknowledged international experts with extensive experience of research and clinical practice will be invaluable to all those working with young people who engage in sexually abusive behavior.
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'The book provides a first-class overview of the field of working with young people who sexually abuse... As such it is highly recommended' Mark Farmer, Journal of Sexual Aggression

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583911259
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Preadolescents and adolescents : evaluating normative and non-normative sexual behaviours and development 3
2 A review of theoretical models of sexual offending 36
3 A review of the research literature on young people who sexually abuse 62
4 Families of young people who sexually abuse : characteristics, context and considerations 103
5 Psychiatric disorder and adolescent sexual offending 129
6 The clinical assessment of young people with sexually abusive behaviour 163
7 The psychophysiological assessment of juvenile offenders 191
8 Comparisons between juvenile and adult sexual offenders on the multidimensional assessment of sex and aggression 203
9 Essentials of an effective treatment programme for sexually abusive adolescents : offence specific treatment tasks 237
10 Essentials of a good intervention programme for sexually abusive juveniles : offence related treatment tasks 275
11 Relapse prevention with juvenile sexual abusers : a holistic and integrated approach 297
12 Family intervention with young people with sexually abusive behaviour 315
13 Adolescents with intellectual disabilities who sexually harm : intervention design and implementation 345
14 Bridging the gender gap : addressing juvenile females who commit sexual offences 369
15 Preparing services and staff to work with young people who sexually abuse : context, mandate, pitfalls and frameworks 385
16 European perspectives on juveniles who sexually abuse 409
17 Ethical and methodological issues in evaluation research with juvenile sexual abusers 419
18 Treatment outcome with juvenile sexual offenders 442
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