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NCJ Number: 170115 Find in a Library
Title: Working With Sexually Abusive Adolescents
Editor(s): M S Hoghughi; S R Bhate; F Graham
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 260
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications Ltd
London, EC2A 4PU, England
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8039-7758-1
Sale Source: Sage Publications Ltd
6 Bonhill Street
London, EC2A 4PU,
United Kingdom
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: These 12 articles provide an overview, interdisciplinary analysis, and practical guidance regarding the characteristics, assessment, and treatment of adolescents who sexually abuse others, regardless of whether the acts are legally defined as offenses.
Abstract: The authors are clinicians involved in daily work with adolescent sexual abusers in Great Britain; much of the guidance is intended for use in Great Britain. Individual papers focus on the nature and extent of sexual abuse by adolescents, theories of adolescent sexual abuse, techniques for managing risk of recidivism, and assessment procedures. Additional papers focus on the psychosocial treatment of adolescent sex offenders, educational approaches to treatment, cognitive-based practice, and behavioral treatment techniques. Further articles discuss techniques for relapse prevention, issues related to the context in which treatment takes place, professionals' reports to courts regarding abusive adolescents, and the characteristics needed in clinicians who work with this population and the impacts of the work on clinicians. Figures, tables, checklists, sample assessment instrument, index, and approximately 300 references
Main Term(s): Juvenile Sex Offenders
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; Foreign juvenile delinquency; Juvenile Delinquent needs assessment methods; Juvenile rehabilitation; Sex offender profiles; Sex offender treatment; Sex offense causes; Sexual assault victims; Sexual behavior; Sexual harassment; Treatment techniques; United Kingdom (UK)
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