Sex Offender Treatment: A Case Study Approach to Issues and Interventions

Sex Offender Treatment: A Case Study Approach to Issues and Interventions

By: Leigh Harkins (editor), Daniel T. Wilcox (editor), Tanya Garrett (editor)Hardback

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Sex Offender Treatment is an innovative case study-based guide to the treatment of sexual offenders, offering direct access to the insights and experience of experts in the field. The book describes case formulations, assessment processes, and treatment undertaken with specific sexual offender types. * Takes an innovative case study approach to sexual offender assessment and treatment, sharing practical insights and real-world experience in a challenging field * Coverage is organized by key offender populations and includes bipolar offenders, child sexual abusers, Internet offenders, psychopathic offenders, personality disordered offenders and female offenders * This distinctive approach aids trainee and novice workers to recognise key treatment issues, and plan and implement courses of therapeutic engagement and intervention to improve offender self-control * Contributors include Bill Marshall, Leam Craig, Phil Rich, Bill Lindsay and Tony Ward

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Daniel T. Wilcox is Managing Director of Wilcox Psychological Associates, a private clinical and forensic psychology practice. He is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist, and honorary research fellow and lecturer at the University of Birmingham, Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology. He is Editor of The Use of the Polygraph in Assessing, Treating and Supervising Sexual Offenders (Wiley, 2009). Tanya Garrett is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology. Tanya s published research relates to sexual violations in therapy and clinical psychology training, ethical issues in therapy, and sexual offender treatment and evaluation. Leigh Harkins is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. She has experience working in treatment groups for sexual offenders, completing psychological assessments in prisons and community criminal justice settings in Canada and the UK. Leigh's published research focuses on sexual aggression, offender rehabilitation, and multiple perpetrator offending.


About the Editors ix About the Contributors x Foreword xviii Preface xxi Part I Overview 1 1 The Continuing Need for Individualized Interventions with Sex Offenders 3 Daniel T. Wilcox, Tanya Garrett, and Leigh Harkins Part II Context Issues 9 2 Motivation, Compassion, and Self-care in the Treatment of Sexual Offenders 11 David S. Prescott 3 Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Sex Offenders: Addressing the Dual Relationship Problem 27 Tony Ward 4 Standard Sex Offender Assessment, Supervision, and Group Treatment 45 Rosie Gray and Daniel T. Wilcox Part III Offender Issues 63 5 Treating Child Sex Abusers: A Person-Centered Approach 65 Geraldine Akerman, Leam A. Craig, and Anthony R. Beech 6 Treatment of Men Who Have Sexually Abused Adults 85 Theresa A. Gannon 7 The Role of Case Studies in Work with Sexually Abusive Adolescents 105 Phil Rich 8 Intervention Issues with a Sex Offender with Intellectual Disability 125 William R. Lindsay and Amanda M. Michie 9 Working with Non-Contact (Offline) Sexual Offenders 143 Karen Thorne 10 Interventions with an Internet Sexual Offender 163 Ethel Quayle and Elizabeth Hayes 11 Women Who Sexually Offend: A Case Study 181 Dawn Pflugradt and Franca Cortoni 12 Working with a Sexual Offender with Bipolar Disorder 199 Tanya Garrett 13 Treating Professionals Who Are Sexually Involved with Their Clients 222 Funmilayo Rachal, Gene G. Abel, and Tanya Garrett 14 Working with Zoosexual Offenders (Addressing High Levels of Deviance) 242 Daniel T. Wilcox, Caroline M. Foss, and Marguerite L. Donathy 15 Psychopathy and Sexual Offending 267 Caroline Logan and Julie Hird 16 Assessment and Treatment When Sex Is Attached to a Killing: A Case Study 286 Adam J. Carter and Clive R. Hollin Part IV Specialized Interventions 305 17 Addressing Denial 307 Jayson Ware and Leigh Harkins 18 Changing Deviant Sexual Interests: Masturbatory Reconditioning with a Child Molester 327 William L. Marshall 19 Understanding the Journeys of High-Risk Male Sex Offenders Voluntarily Receiving Medication to Reduce Their Sexual Preoccupation and/or Hypersexuality 342 Belinda Winder, Rebecca Lievesley, Helen Jane Elliott, Christine Norman, and Adarsh Kaul Part V Future Practice 371 20 Conclusions: Reflections and Formulations 373 Leigh Harkins, Tanya Garrett, and Daniel T. Wilcox Index 382

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118674413
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781118674413
  • weight: 810
  • ISBN10: 1118674413

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