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Treatment of Sex Offenders: Strengths and Weaknesses in Assessment and Intervention

Show simple item record Laws, D. R., & O'Donohue, W. (Eds.). 2016-09-30T15:08:52Z 2016-09-30T15:08:52Z 2016
dc.identifier.citation Laws, D. R., & O'Donohue, W. (Eds.). (2016). Treatment of Sex Offenders: Strengths and Weaknesses in Assessment and Intervention. Springer. en_US
dc.description.abstract [Warning: This is an e-book. It takes time to open.] This edited book was designed to explicate and discuss the state of the field. It will examine what we see as the key challenges. It is designed to have experts in important specialties give honest evaluations of the strengths and challenges of key dimensions of the field of sexual offending. In addition, these experts were encouraged to give their recommendations for the agenda for the future including research priorities, policy priorities, and funding priorities. It is relevant to understanding current views on best practices and thus ought to be informative to the practitioner. We can all agree that the field of sexual offending is both challenging and vitally important to accomplish its tasks in the most effective way possible. (Editor Preface) Chapters: 1. Problems in the Classification and Diagnosis of the Paraphilias: What Is the Evidence That the DSM Warrants Use? 2. A Brief History of Sexual Offender Risk Assessment 3. Strengths of Actuarial Risk Assessment 4. Risk Formulation: The New Frontier in Risk Assessment and Management 5. Measurement of Male Sexual Arousal and Interest Using Penile Plethysmography and Viewing Time 6. Polygraph Testing of Sex Offenders 7. The Strengths of Treatment for Sexual Offending 8. Responsivity Dynamic Risk Factors and Offender Rehabilitation: A Comparison of the Good Lives Model and the Risk-Need Model 9. Early Detection and Intervention for Adolescents at Risk for Engaging in Abusive Sexual Behavior: A Case for Prevention 10. Community Control of Sex Offenders 11. The Best Intentions: Flaws in Sexually Violent Predator Laws 12. The Shortcomings of Sexual Offender Treatment: Are We Doing Something Wrong? 13. Desistance from Crime: Toward an Integrated Conceptualization for Intervention 14. Changing Course: From a Victim/Offender Duality to a Public Health Perspective en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.subject child abuse en_US
dc.subject perpetrators en_US
dc.subject molesters en_US
dc.subject characteristics en_US
dc.subject psychology en_US
dc.subject deterrence en_US
dc.subject prevention en_US
dc.subject therapy en_US
dc.title Treatment of Sex Offenders: Strengths and Weaknesses in Assessment and Intervention en_US
dc.type Book en_US

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