Treating Sex Offenders: A Guide to Clinical Practice with Adults, Clerics, Children, and Adolescents / Edition 2

Treating Sex Offenders: A Guide to Clinical Practice with Adults, Clerics, Children, and Adolescents / Edition 2

by Letitia C Pallone, William E Prendergast
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789009315

ISBN-13: 9780789009319

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This updates the groundbreaking original with new material that integrates adolescent and adult sex offenders, emphasizing similarities and differences in personality type, behavior, and treatment The author draws on three decades of experience in working in the diagnosis and treatment of habitual sex offenders to present a straightforward look at what makes them

Overview

This updates the groundbreaking original with new material that integrates adolescent and adult sex offenders, emphasizing similarities and differences in personality type, behavior, and treatment The author draws on three decades of experience in working in the diagnosis and treatment of habitual sex offenders to present a straightforward look at what makes them tick. This updates the groundbreaking original with new material that integrates adolescent and adult sex offenders, emphasizing similarities and differences in personality type, behavior, and treatment The author draws on three decades of experience in working in the diagnosis and treatment of habitual sex offenders to present a straightforward look at what makes them tick.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789009319
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Haworth Criminal Justice, Forensic Behavioral Sciences, and Offender Rehabilitation Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Boxed Illustrationsxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxxi
Section IIdentifying Sex Offenders
Chapter 1.Distinguishing Characteristics of Sex Offenders: The Who of Treatment3
Introduction3
A Clinically Derived Table of Traits4
The Obsessive-Compulsive Pattern7
The Question of Choice8
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender12
Impulsive versus Compulsive14
Chapter 2.The Inadequate Personality19
Introduction19
The Effect of Adolescent Sexual Crisis22
Modes of Pathological Adjustment in Adulthood24
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender29
Chapter 3.The Never-Satisfied Parent: Negative Self-Image and Selective Perception33
Introduction33
Perfectionism and the Fear of Failure Syndrome34
Treatment Considerations36
New Image Dangers39
Selective Perception42
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender44
Chapter 4.Exaggerated Needs for Control47
Control Methods of Exhibitionists and Voyeurs47
Control Methods of Pedophiles and Hebophiles48
Control Methods of Sexually Assaultive Persons52
Rage-Triggering Techniques54
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender54
Chapter 5.Pervasive Guilt and Subjective Judgment57
Rulers and Subjective Judgment Memories58
Guilt As a Block to Therapeutic Progress63
Judgment versus Curiosity67
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender69
Chapter 6.Relational Issues71
Passive and Aggressive Personalities71
Severely Impaired Interpersonal Relationships73
The Sex Offender's Inability to Relate to Peers74
The Dangers of Symptom Removal77
Repression and Trauma-Induced Compulsion77
Emotions Suppressed or Displaced80
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender82
Chapter 7.Sexual Performance Problems85
Strong Performance Needs85
The Sex Offender's Use of Masturbation85
The Unrealistic Small Penis Complex90
Distorted Sexual Values94
Deviant Arousal Patterns96
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender99
Chapter 8.Remaining Characteristic Deficits in Sex Offenders103
Defective Goal-Setting Patterns103
Identity Confusion108
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender109
Typology of Adolescent Sex Offenders110
The Remainder of the Adolescent Sex Offender Trait List117
Section IITreatment of Sex Offenders
Chapter 9.Treatment Issues: Overview123
Introduction123
The Important First Contact124
Clinical Interviewing Principles126
Terms136
Group versus Individual Treatment138
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender143
Chapter 10.The Five Cs of Sex Offender Treatment147
Confrontation by the Therapist147
Cautions152
Confirmation155
Control161
Continuation/Consistency164
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender166
Chapter 11.Sexual "Imprinting" As a Consequence of Early Traumatic Molestation169
Introduction169
Unwanted Sexual Reactions/Turn-Ons170
Common Factors Found in Imprinting173
Questions About Etiology175
Therapeutic Considerations and Caveats178
Imprinting in Sex Offenders180
Offender Patterns181
Prevention182
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender184
Chapter 12.Pedophiles187
Background187
Pedophiles versus Hebophiles190
Pedophiles versus Incestuous Fathers191
Treatment Considerations196
Therapist Cautions201
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender203
Prevention204
Chapter 13.Sexually Assaultive versus Seductive Offenders207
Control: The Main Dynamic207
Why Rape?210
Repression211
Rape As Overcompensation for Perceived Male Sexual Inadequacy214
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender218
Chapter 14.The Sex Offender's Motivation May Not Be Sexual221
Power/Domination Needs221
Seduction/Acceptance Needs225
Ritual Undoing Needs226
The Danger of Symptom Substitution227
Masturbatory Reconditioning228
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender230
Prevention232
Chapter 15.A "Whole-Man" Approach to Treatment233
Introduction233
Group Psychotherapy234
Sex Education234
Social Skills Training (SST)236
Anger Management237
Relapse Prevention238
Vocational Reeducation239
Substance Abuse Treatment240
Aftercare241
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender242
Chapter 16.Why Sex As the "Chosen" Deviation?243
Childhood Sexual Trauma: Conscious/Repressed, Active/Passive243
Negative Effects of Unreported Sexual Abuse245
When to Suspect Sexual Abuse248
Masturbation As an Essential Ruler250
Writing Therapy251
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender252
Chapter 17.An Overview of Value Formation255
Five Stages of Value Formation255
Sex Equals Love261
Value Change Techniques262
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender265
Chapter 18.Self-Confrontation and Resistance in the Compulsive Sex Offender267
The First "Now" Therapy Session267
The Community or Private Practice "Now" Technique271
Caveats272
The Child/Adolescent Sex Offender275
Chapter 19.Religious Personnel Who Molest Children and Adolescents279
Introduction279
Errors Concerning Clerical Abuse280
Reasons for Clerical Abuse281
The Damage285
Prevention289
Chapter 20.Conclusion291
You, the Therapist--Considerations291
Final Thoughts299
Appendix A.Answers to True-False Test (Box 1.1)301
Appendix B.Confidential Questionnaire303
Bibliography309
Index313

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