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Treating Child Sex Offenders and Victims
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Treating Child Sex Offenders and Victims
A Practical Guide



August 1988 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Treating Child Sex Offenders and Victims is a practical manual designed to assist mental health professionals in the effective treatment of both victims and offenders through the development of specialized skills. The author discusses methods of treatment of offenders and includes an assessment battery, which measures their sexual attitudes. She also addresses ways of treating victims and minimizing trauma within the legal system. The volume will thus be invaluable for all mental health professionals who wish to learn effective treatment of the victims and the perpetrators of child sexual abuse.
 
PART ONE: OCCURRENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: PREVALENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY
 
Prevalence
 
The Case Against the Victim and Nonoffending Family Members
 
The Role of the Offender
 
The Role of the Spouse and Child
 
PART TWO: PHILOSOPHY AND STRUCTURE
 
Philosophy of Treatment Programs
William M Young
Structuring a Response to Child Sexual Abuse
 
PART THREE: OFFENDER ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT
 
Differences in Treating Child Sex Offenders and Other Clients
 
Offender Denial
 
Offender Treatment
William D Pithers et al
Relapse Prevention
A Method of Enhancing Maintenance of Change in Sex Offenders

 
 
Measuring the Offender's Progress in Treatment
 
Offender Assessment
 
PART FOUR: SPOUSE AND VICTIM ISSUES
 
Spouse and Victim Treatment
 
Victim Identification and Behavior of Sexually Abused Children
 
Conclusions

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ISBN: 9780803931824
£56.00