Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current Approaches, Research, and Techniques by Robert Geffner | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current Approaches, Research, and Techniques

Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current Approaches, Research, and Techniques

by Robert Geffner
     
 

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Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current Approaches, Research, and Techniques brings you up-to-date on the latest significant issues and state-of-the-art tools involved in the evaluation and treatment of adult sex offenders. Experts in the field discuss controversial topics, including diagnoses, classification, public notification, and risk assessment, to help

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Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current Approaches, Research, and Techniques brings you up-to-date on the latest significant issues and state-of-the-art tools involved in the evaluation and treatment of adult sex offenders. Experts in the field discuss controversial topics, including diagnoses, classification, public notification, and risk assessment, to help psychologists, therapists, and social workers better understand and work with this specialized population. This book also contains accurate information about sex offender statistics and research for policymakers to use in creating policies and legal statutes that successfully deter recidivism in known sex offenders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136779381
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
314
File size:
2 MB

What People are saying about this

Alisa Klein
This book will assist clinicians, researchers, and policymakers to examine and consider the treatment modalities and related policies that are effective in holding offenders accountable while working towards their rehabilitation. It will also encourage those who work with sex offenders to understand how the choices they make can promote and bring about the prevention of sexual violence.
MAIP, Director of Public Policy, Stop It Now!, Haydenville, Massachusetts
Keith Kaufman
AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK that should be on the shelf of every practitioner and researcher working with adult sex offenders. THOUGHTFUL AND TIMELY. . . . Provides the reader with a solid foundation of current knowledge regarding assessment, practice, and policy. . . . At the same time, this edited book is much more than a basic primer- it offers important insights and cutting-edge information in a number of areas. Valuable for practitioners and researchers.
PhD, Psychology Professor and Chair, Portland State University, Oregon

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