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NCJ Number: 222476 Find in a Library
Title: The Sex Offender: Volume V: Issues in the Assessment, Treatment, and Supervision of Adult and Juvenile Populations
Editor(s): Barbara K. Schwartz Ph.D.
Date Published: 2005
Page Count: 370
Sponsoring Agency: Civic Research Institute, Inc
Kingston, NJ 08528-9982
Sale Source: Civic Research Institute, Inc
4478 US Route 27
P.O. Box 585
Kingston, NJ 08528-9982
United States of America
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English; Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This fifth volume in a series on sex offender assessment, treatment, and community supervision in the United States and Canada presents 18 chapters focusing on sex offender theories, adult special populations, adult treatment, adult community supervision, and juvenile treatment.
Abstract: In Part 1 various sex offender theories are introduced. Sex offender trauma, attachment, and neurodevelopment; emotional development; and pathways to sexual offending are discussed in three separate chapters. Part 2 deals with adult special populations and presents chapters for clinicians; working with minority offenders; and outpatient treatment for the mentally ill. Part 3 discusses adult treatment and focuses on assessment, prevention, therapeutic aides, and spirituality used in the course of treatment. Part 4 addresses adult community supervision and presents parole strategies, transitioning from institutions to communities, and building support and accountability networks. Part 5 focuses on juvenile assessment, risk, offenders, and treatment. Author biographies; bibliography; tables, figures, and exhibits; and topical page index are provided.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Canada; Civil commitment; Interagency cooperation; Involuntary treatment; Offender attitudes; Recidivism; Sex offender profiles; Sex Offender Registration; Sex offender treatment; Sex offenders; Treatment effectiveness; Treatment offender matching; Treatment techniques; United States of America
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