Working with Sex Offenders: A Guide for Practitioners

Working with Sex Offenders: A Guide for Practitioners


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ISBN-13: 9781138933545
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel T. Wilcox is Managing Director of Wilcox Psychological Associates (WPA). He is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist, an honorary associate professor at the University of Nottingham, School of Medicine (Division of Psychiatry), and an honorary research fellow at the University of Birmingham, Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology.

Marguerite L. Donathy is a trainee forensic psychologist who is in the final year of a doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice with the University of Birmingham. She is the Midlands branch Chair for NOTA and regularly contributes to forensic risk assessments and therapeutic interventions with sexual and violent offenders.

Rosie Gray is a registered forensic psychologist and qualified probation officer, who undertakes forensic risk assessments, offence-focused treatment and safeguarding work with sexual offenders and their families.

Clark Baim is Co-Director of the Birmingham Institute for Psychodrama and Change Point Learning and Development, specialising in the fields of criminal justice, mental health, social work and the voluntary sector. He is a senior trainer in psychodrama psychotherapy and is a registered psychotherapist with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.

Table of Contents

About the editors About the contributors Foreword Preface Part I: Introduction 1 An introduction to working with individuals who commit sex offences Part II: Discussion of assessment methods and issues 2 Cognitive sexual interest and aversion: are these ‘missing links’ in sex offender assessment, formulation and intervention? 3 Is some sexual offending underpinned by obsessionality? 4 A contemporary approach to the assessment of risk in sexually abusive youth 5 Understanding normal sexual functioning to assess sexual deviancy Part III: Therapeutic preparation, skills and models 6 Developing more effective interviewing skills with men who commit sexual offences 7 Understanding attachment strategies in adult men who have committed sexual offences: applications of the Dynamic-Maturational Model (DMM) 8 Empathy: what is it? Should we treat it? If so, how? 9 Motivating sex offenders to enter and effectively engage in treatment Part IV: Working with different types of offenders 10 The Internet Flow Model and sexual offending 11 Educators who sexually offend 12 Working with sexual offenders with intellectual developmental disabilities 13 Working with sexual offenders with mental health issues Part V: Systems and organisational safety 14 The role of person and place in preventing child sexual abuse 15 Boundary violation in therapeutic work: effects, risk indicators and organisational issues 16 Defining the scope and prevention strategy for addressing child sexual abuse Part VI: Concluding thoughts 17 Future training needs in the sex offending treatment field: five domains of training Index

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