ISBN-10:
0898623812
ISBN-13:
9780898623819
Pub. Date:
06/16/1989
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Relapse Prevention with Sex Offenders / Edition 1

Relapse Prevention with Sex Offenders / Edition 1

by D. Richard Laws, Richard D. Laws

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ISBN-13: 9780898623819
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 06/16/1989
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

D. Richard Laws, PhD, is a psychologist with Adult Forensic Psychiatric Community Services in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and Coordinator of the Victoria Adult Sex Offender Management Program.

Table of Contents

Introduction, George & Marlatt.
I. PROBLEMS.
1. Elements of High-Risk Situations for Sex Offenders, Marques & Nelson.
2. Apparently Irrelevant Decisions in the Relapse Process, Jenkins-Hall & Marlatt.
3. Feeding the PIG: The Problem of Immediate Gratification, Marlatt.
4. Determinants of the Abstinence Violation Effect in Sexual Fantasies, Russell, Sturgeon, & Miner.
II. SOLUTIONS: ASSESSMENT.
A. High-Risk Situations.
5. Identification of Risk Factors through Clinical Interviews and Analysis of Records, Pithers, Beal, Armstrong, & Petty.
6. Use of Autobiographies in the Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders, Long, Wuesthoff, & Pithers.
7. Self-Monitoring to Identify High-Risk Situations, MacDonald & Pithers.
8. Direct Monitoring by Penile Plethysmography, Laws.
9. Assessment of Sexual Arousal by Means of Physio-logical and Self-Report Measures, Day, Miner, Sturgeon, & Murphy.
B. Coping Skills.
10. Assessment of Coping Skills: Development of a Situational Competency Test, Miner, Day, Nafpaktitis.
11. Self-Efficacy Ratings, Hall.
12. Relapse Fantasies, Sandberg & Marlatt.
III. SOLUTIONS: TREATMENT. A. Specific Skills Training.
13. The Decision Matrix, Jenkins-Hall.
14. High-Risk Recog-nition: The Cognitive-Behavioral Chain, Nelson & Jackson.
15. Developing Coping Strategies for High-Risk Situations, Steenman, Nelson & Viesti.
16. Coping with Urges and Craving, Carey & McGrath.
17. Relapse Rehearsal, Hall.
18. Cognitive Restructuring, Jenkins-Hall.
B. Global Interventions.
19. Lifestyle Interventions: Promoting Positive Addictions, Thompson.
20. How to Handle the PIG, Marlatt.
21. Enhancing Offender Empathy for Sexual-Abuse Victims, Hildebran & Pithers.
IV. PROGRAMS.
22. The Sex Offender Treatment and Evaluation Project: California's Relapse Prevention Program, Marques, Day, Nelson, & Miner.
23. The Center for Prevention of Child Molestation, Jenkins-Hall, Osborn, C. Anderson, K. Anderson, & Shockley-Smith.
24. Vermont Treatment Program for Sexual Aggressors, Pithers, Martin, & Cumming.
V. CAN RELAPSES BE PREVENTED?
25. Can Relapses be Prevented? Initial Outcome Data from the Vermont Treatment Program for Sexual Agressors, Pithers & Cumming.
Conclusion.

Interviews

Mental Health Professionals.

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