How to Work with Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Mental Health Professionals (International Perspectives on Forensi

How to Work with Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Mental Health Professionals (International Perspectives on Forensi

By: Michael L. Keohane (author), Rudy Flora (author)Paperback

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How to Work with Sex Offenders is a cutting edge, state-of-the-art book that provides mental health professionals best practice techniques on how to clinically evaluate, interview, and treat this challenging patient population. Successful models of individual, family, and group models of psychotherapy are provided for the reader. In addition, this handbook walks the reader through the investigation, arrest, prosecution and court hearing process, from start to finish. Thoroughly revised, this new edition builds on additional research data and new information, adding advanced chapters on female offenders, Internet offenders, pornography, sexual addiction, rape and child and adolescent sexual misconduct. This is a must-read work for undergraduate and graduate students, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges, child protection service workers, therapists, and other professionals who work with sex offenders.

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Rudy Flora, LCSW, ACSW, CSOTP, has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with sexual disorders for more than thirty years. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider. He holds the ACSW by the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Flora is in private practice and is an adjunct faculty member with Radford University. He is a former probation officer. Flora is the author and co-author of two clinical books on sex offenders. Michael L. Keohane, LCSW, CSOTP, CPRP, has worked with adults with mental illness and adult sex offenders for over twelve years. He currently serves as the Department Director of Adult Recovery Services for Highlands Community Services, is employed in practice with Flora Counseling Services, and is an adjunct faculty at Virginia Highlands Community College.


The Sex Offender: An Introduction. The Criminal Justice System. Courts, Judges, Prosecutors, and Probation and Parole Officers. The Human Services System. The Mental Health Professional. Paraphilias. Sex Offender Characteristics. Internet Sex Offender. Sexual Addiction. Female Sex Offenders. Rape and Child Molestation. Children & Adolescents Who Display Sexual Misconduct Behavior. Individual Psychotherapy. Family Therapy. Group Therapy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415523356
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780415523356
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 0415523354
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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