This latest collection of articles reflects the most recent developments in the field while offering practical information about how to apply these innovations to your practice. It offers a unique overview of the current stat of where we are, a well as indicating what we still nee to know.
The internationally recognized authors from England, Ireland, Canada and the United States span several different professional disciplines, reflecting their different starting and ending points, and providing anyone reading this book with a solid evidence-based foundation from which to work.
Offering a diversity of views, but which hang together as a collection, the text addresses both conceptual as well as practical areas. A sampling of the nearly 20 chapters covers topics such as new framework for assessing a child's-risk to repeat concerning sexual behaviours (Tracey Curwen). A step by step approach to responding to concerning sexual behaviours in children and youth with learning difficulties (Joannne Butterworth and Tim Plant). Typologies of adolescents who sexually harm and the associated risk factors, modus operandi and criminal activities (Nicole Hickey). CBT-based treatment approach t reducing shame and increasing responsibility with adolescents who have sexually offended (James Worling, Nina Josefowitz and Melissa Maltar).
This book offers the experienced practitioner invaluable information about the most recent developments and offers others interested in beginning this work a fascinating overview from which to start. It will also be useful for post-graduate and post-qualifying students who have a serious interest in working in this area, and are looking for something beyond a student introductory text.
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