Understanding, Assessing and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2244065
  • February 2011
  • 504 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition

"The Second Edition of Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders showcases Phil Rich's experience and mastery of the research and clinical literature. In my view, this is an excellent therapy book and, like its predecessor, will help practitioners to work effectively and ethically with juvenile offenders. It is destined to become a classic."
—Tony Ward, PhD, DipClinPsy; Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

"Phil Rich is considered one of the world's leading authorities on how best to understand, assess, and treat juvenile sexual offenders, and this Second Edition of his excellent text shows why he is held in such high regard. All theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners whose work brings them in contact with juvenile sexual offenders should definitely read this remarkable book."
—W. L. Marshall, OC, FRSC, PhD; Director, Rockwood Psychological Services, Ontario, Canada

"Phil Rich's book, Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition offers new and thought-provoking READ MORE >

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About the Author.

Introduction to the Second Edition.

PART I: Understanding Sexually Abusive and Sexually Troubled Youth.

Introduction and Updates: Framing the Ideas and the Tasks.

CHAPTER 2 The Dynamics of Sexually Abusive Behavior.

CHAPTER 3 The Victims and Perpetrators of Juvenile Sexual Abuse.

CHAPTER 4 Sexually Abusive Youth: Commonalities and Differences.

CHAPTER 5 Developmental Experiences: Multifactorial Pathways.

CHAPTER 6 Attachment, Social Skills, and Sexually Abusive Behavior

CHAPTER 7 Context and Ecology: Sexual Leaning and Personal Development in the Sociocultural Environment.

CHAPTER 8 Pathways to Sexually Abusive Behavior.

PART II: The Evaluation of Juvenile Sexual Offenders.

CHAPTER 9 Assessing Risk for Sexual Reoffense in Juvenile Sexual Offenders.

CHAPTER 10 Models of Risk Assessment: Actuarial and Clinical.

CHAPTER 11 Projecting Risk: Structured Clinical Risk Assessment Instruments.

CHAPTER 12 Framing the Comprehensive Evaluation.

CHAPTER 13 Conducting the Comprehensive Evaluation.

PART III: The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Sexually Abusive Youth.

CHAPTER 14 Forensic Mental Health Treatment.

CHAPTER 15 Treatment and the Goals of Rehabilitation.

CHAPTER 16 Treatment in Practice: Conceptualizing and Structuring Treatment.

CHAPTER 17 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Common Treatment Factors.

CHAPTER 18 An Integrated Model of Treatment.

PART IV: Approaches to and Methods of Treatment.

CHAPTER 19 Thinking Errors, Behavioral Cycles, and Other Psychoeducational Work.

CHAPTER 20 Safe Behavior and Relapse Prevention Planning.

CHAPTER 21 Victim Awareness and Clarification.

CHAPTER 22 Individual Therapy.

CHAPTER 23 Group Therapy and Group Leadership.

CHAPTER 24 Family Therapy.

CHAPTER 25 Treating the Whole Child in a Whole Minded Manner.


Author Index.

Subject Index.

Appendices (available for download only at company website A Mental Health: Psychopathology and Psychopathy in Sexually Abusive Youth.

APPENDIX B The Adolescent Brain.

APPENDIX C An Attachment and Developmentally Informed Model of Treatment.

APPENDIX D Behavioral Treatment.

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PHIL RICH, EdD, MSW, is the Director of Clinical Program Development at the Stetson School, a residential treatment facility for sexually troubled children and sexually abusive adolescents in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of Attachment and Sexual Offending and Juvenile Sexual Offenders: A Comprehensive Guide to Risk Evaluation, both published by Wiley.

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