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Treating the Sexual Offender
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Treating the Sexual Offender


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Sex Offenders (General)

February 1991 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Enhanced public awareness of sexual abuse and an increase in the number of reported sexual abuse cases has put pressure on practitioners to develop effective treatments for offenders. The behavioural approach to treating offenders is flourishing, but clinicians sometimes lack sufficient knowledge of assessment techniques and of the wide variety of available treatment modalities. This volume fills these gaps in knowledge by describing a multitude of techniques for treating sexual offenders in either an outpatient or inpatient setting.
 
Introduction
 
The Development of Behavioral Techniques for the Sexual Offender
Kevin B McGovern
The Initial Assessment of the Sexual Offender
 
The Aversive Respondent Conditioning Techniques
 
The Reconditioning Techniques
 
The Positive Respondent Conditioning Techniques
 
The Operant Conditioning Techniques
 
Adjunctive Techniques
 
The Somatic Therapies
 
Homework Assignments
 
Data Generated by an Outpatient Sexual Abuse Clinic
 
Summary and Future Directions

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ISBN: 9780803936638
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