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Title: Treatment Manual for Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems
Author(s): Barbara L. Bonner Ph.D.; C. Eugene Walker Ph.D.; Lucy Berliner M.S.W
Corporate Author: Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
United States of America
Date Published: 2005
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
Oklahoma City, OK 73190
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Grant Number: 90-CA-1469
Sale Source: Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr
P.O. Box 26901, CHO 3-B-3406
Oklahoma City, OK 73190
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents a 12-session protocol for a cognitive-behavioral group therapy for children with sexual problems.
Abstract: This approach to treating children with sexual problems is highly structured and relies on behavior modification principles for group management. The emphasis is on cognitive rules, decisionmaking, impulse control, and education. Groups consist of six to eight girls and boys between the ages of 6 to 12 years and two therapists, one male and one female. Therapy sessions focus on five main topics: (1) acknowledging the inappropriate sexual behavior; (2) learning the Sexual Behavior Rules; (3) improving impulse control; (4) receiving sex education; and (5) preventing reabuse of self and others. The manual describes each of the 12 group therapy sessions, including objectives for each session, the materials needed, the topics covered, suggested content, and questions for the weekly assignments. For example, in session two, the objectives are to define the term “private parts” and teach the Sexual Behavior Rules. Questions for the children to answer are presented and an activity for the group is suggested. In this case, the activity is to finish decorating student folders. Student questions focus on retention of the Sexual Behavior Rules. The appendix contains the handouts used in each session. Appendix
Main Term(s): Cognitive therapy; Group therapy
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Behavioral objectives; Problem behavior; Sexual behavior
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