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Author Abracen, Jeffrey, author.

Title Treatment of high-risk sexual offenders : an integrated approach / Jeffrey Abracen, Jan Looman.

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2016.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  364.153 A158T    Check Shelf
Description x, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Summary "Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders addresses concrete management strategies, from initial intake to community treatment programs, and describes a detailed program for high risk offenders which has been developed, tested and refined for over 15 years. Provides a thorough review of contemporary theory and research relating to complex, challenging populations, and translates it into a comprehensive system of assessment and treatment for high risk sexual offenders Offers detailed coverage of setting and staff requirements, the importance of the therapeutic alliance, and how to balance individual therapy with group components in order to develop social and self-management skills Builds on the principle of integrative care, drawing on the established Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model for offender assessment and rehabilitation but adding new components of CBT and motivational interviewing Includes a complete assessment battery and strategies for managing serious mental illness and comorbidity "-- Provided by publisher.
"This book is a reflection on where we have arrived as both researchers and clinicians working with high risk, high-need sexual offenders for many years"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Background and Definitions -- 2. Regional Treatment Centre High Intensity Sex Offender Treatment Program (RTCSOTP): Description of Group Characteristics and the Treatment Program -- 3. Treatment Outcome for High-Risk Violent and Sexual Offenders -- 4. Therapist and Setting Characteristics -- 5. Integrated Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR-I) Model -- 6. Etiological Factors: Attachment Theory and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress -- 7. Combining Attachment Theory and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Theories of Sexual Offending: The Integrated Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR-I) Model -- 8. Good Lives Model and Sexual Offending -- 9. Therapeutic Orientation and Relevance to Assessment -- 10. Self-Management Component -- 11. Social Skills and Individual Therapy -- 12. Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, and Sexual Offending -- 13. Deviant Sexual Arousal -- 14. Integrated Risk-Need-Responsivity Model (RNR-I): Practical Applications for Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Substance or Alcohol Abuse Disorders -- 15. Model for Community Management -- 16. Summary and Conclusions.
Subject Sex offenders.
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Forensic Psychology.
Sex offenders. (OCoLC)fst01114566
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation. (OCoLC)fst01114581
Added Author Looman, Jan, author.
Other Form: Online version: Abracen, Jeffrey. Treatment of high-risk sexual offenders. Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016] 9781118980149 (DLC) 2015032112
ISBN 9781118980170 (hardcover)
1118980174 (hardcover)
9781118980163 (paperback)
1118980166 (paperback)
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