Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders

Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders

by Phil Rich


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ISBN-13: 9780470551721
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/02/2011
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

PHIL RICH, EdD, MSW, is the Director of Clinical Program Development at the Stetson School, a residential treatment facility for sexually troubled children and sexually abusive adolescents in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of Attachment and Sexual Offending and Juvenile Sexual Offenders: A Comprehensive Guide to Risk Evaluation, both published by Wiley.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

About the Author xi

Introduction to the Second Edition xiii

PART I Understanding Sexually Abusive and Sexually Troubled Youth

CHAPTER 1 Introduction and Updates: Framing the Ideas and the Tasks 3

CHAPTER 2 The Dynamics of Sexually Abusive Behavior 19

CHAPTER 3 The Victims and Perpetrators of Juvenile Sexual Abuse 37

CHAPTER 4 Sexually Abusive Youth: Commonalities and Differences 59

CHAPTER 5 Developmental Experiences: Multifactorial Pathways 75

CHAPTER 6 Attachment, Social Skills, and Sexually Abusive Behavior 91

CHAPTER 7 Context and Ecology: Sexual Leaning and Personal Development in the Sociocultural Environment 105

CHAPTER 8 Pathways to Sexually Abusive Behavior 123

PART II The Evaluation of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

CHAPTER 9 Assessing Risk for Sexual Reoffense in Juvenile Sexual Offenders 145

CHAPTER 10 Models of Risk Assessment: Actuarial and Clinical 157

CHAPTER 11 Projecting Risk: Structured Clinical Risk Assessment Instruments 169

CHAPTER 12 Framing the Comprehensive Evaluation 191

CHAPTER 13 Conducting the Comprehensive Evaluation 209

PART III The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Sexually Abusive Youth

CHAPTER 14 Forensic Mental Health Treatment 229

CHAPTER 15 Treatment and the Goals of Rehabilitation 241

CHAPTER 16 Treatment in Practice: Conceptualizing and Structuring Treatment 257

CHAPTER 17 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Common Treatment Factors 277

CHAPTER 18 An Integrated Model of Treatment 297

PART IV Approaches to and Methods of Treatment

CHAPTER 19 Thinking Errors, Behavioral Cycles, and Other Psychoeducational Work 319

CHAPTER 20 Safe Behavior and Relapse Prevention Planning 343

CHAPTER 21 Victim Awareness and Clarification 351

CHAPTER 22 Individual Therapy 369

CHAPTER 23 Group Therapy and Group Leadership 387

CHAPTER 24 Family Therapy 413

CHAPTER 25 Treating the Whole Child in a Whole-Minded Manner 435

References 443

Author Index 467

Subject Index 473

Appendices (available for download only at www.wiley.com/go/rich)

APPENDIX A Mental Health: Psychopathology and Psychopathy in Sexually Abusive Youth

APPENDIX B The Adolescent Brain

APPENDIX C An Attachment and Developmentally Informed Model of Treatment

APPENDIX D Behavioral Treatment

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From the Publisher

"The second edition of Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sex Offenders showcases Phil Rich's experience and mastery of the research and clinical literature. In my view, this is an excellent therapy book, and like its predecessor, will help practitioners to work effectively and ethically with juvenile offenders.  It is destined to become a classic."
Tony Ward, MA, Ph.D., DipClinPsy, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

"Phil Rich is considered one of the world's leading authorities on how best to understand, assess, and treat juvenile sexual offenders, and this second edition of his excellent text shows why he is held in such high regard. All theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners whose work brings them in contact with juvenile sexual offenders should definitely read this remarkable book."
W. L. Marshall, OC, FRSC, Ph.D., Director, Rockwood Psychological Services Ontario, Canada

"Phil Rich's book, Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders Second Edition offers new and thought provoking ideas, updates and information, especially on developmental pathways. This book is one of the few publications on juvenile sexual offending that offers something new and revealing to the field."
Robert E. Longo, LPC, NCC, ACS, BCIA-EEG, BCN Serendipity Healing Arts Lexington, North Carolina

"Phil Rich masterfully fills the gap in the juvenile sexual offender treatment literature with a book that is neither introductory nor narrowly specialized. Seasoned veterans will appreciate his thoughtful and studied approach. Newcomers will find this book a vital go-to resource."
David Prescott, LICSW, Clinical Director, Becket Programs of Maine Falmouth, Maine

"Mind blowingly brilliant—Rich by name and rich in depth, detail, description and debate. An instant classic, Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders Second Edition is both comprehensive and challenging with its material and messages yet reassuringly accessible and practical."
Martin C. Calder, Calder Training & Consultancy, Leigh, Lancashire, UK

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