Sexual Offending Against Children: Assessment and Treatment of Male Abusers [NOOK Book]

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Written by a multi-disciplinary group of leading practitioners, Sexual Offending Against Children provides an account of the practice, policy and management issues involved in the assessment and treatment of adult and adolescent sexual offenders against children. Written for practitioners from all disciplines concerned with this area of work, it is underpinned by a strong theoretical base, giving a practical and detailed description of the management of sexual offenders, as well...
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Sexual Offending Against Children: Assessment and Treatment of Male Abusers

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Overview

Written by a multi-disciplinary group of leading practitioners, Sexual Offending Against Children provides an account of the practice, policy and management issues involved in the assessment and treatment of adult and adolescent sexual offenders against children. Written for practitioners from all disciplines concerned with this area of work, it is underpinned by a strong theoretical base, giving a practical and detailed description of the management of sexual offenders, as well as the potential impact on service providers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134936984
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/11/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 280
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Glossary
1 Adult sex offenders: who are they? Why and how do they do it? 1
2 Context, constraints and considerations for practice 25
3 Assessment of sex offenders 55
4 Cognitive-behavioural treatment of sex offenders 80
5 Groupwork with men who sexually abuse children 102
6 The management of sex offenders in institutions 129
7 Adolescent sexual abusers: research, assessment and treatment 146
8 Parent, partner, protector: conflicting role demands for mothers of sexually abused children 178
9 Where the professional meets the personal 203
Conclusion 221
Appendix: Appeal Court guidelines on sentencing in cases of incest 225
Bibliography 227
Index 240
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