Juvenile Sexual Offending. Causes, Consequences, and Correction. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2241888
  • Book
  • 512 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for previous editions of Juvenile Sexual Offending

"A stimulating presentation of clinical thinking that demonstrates why the authors are leaders in the juvenile sex offending field."
Jim Breiling, National Institute of Mental Health

"Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a comprehensive, in–depth look at the juvenile sexual abuser and assessment and treatment issues. The increase in sexual abuse by adolescents makes this book a must for professionals whose work brings them into contact with juvenile sexual abusers."
Robert E. Longo, Serendipity Healing Arts

"This book should be required reading for everyone providing services to adolescents who have committed sexual offenses and to their families. It remains the seminal text from which a framework for assessment, treatment, and aftercare are gleaned."
Joann Schladale, Resources for Resolving Violence

This classic text sets the foundation for working with juveniles who have sexually offended

The new edition of Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a research–based, goal–oriented approach to the assessment, treatment, supervision, and care of this difficult population.

Written by leading specialists in the field, the Third Edition represents the tremendous strides in research on brain growth and development. A thorough overview of the process of risk evaluation is included, as well as detailed and practical guidelines on gauging the possibility of repeated offense. Also included:

  • New chapters on legislative and policy developments; risk assessment; adult responsibilities; and outcomes pairing risk management with health promotion

  • Greatly expanded coverage of treatment, including new chapters on abuse–specific and offense–specific treatment interventions, and the effects of trauma

  • Practitioner–friendly guidance to help mental health professionals with decision making; program development; case management skills; and working within multidisciplinary teams

Juvenile Sexual Offending, Third Edition helps mental health professionals, child welfare, law enforcement, and juvenile justice professionals move toward successful assessment and treatment of juveniles who sexually abuse, reducing the risk of sexual abuse in future generations.

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Acknowledgments ix

About the Editors xi

About the Contributors xiii

Introduction xv

PART One THE PROBLEM

1 Sexually Abusive Youth: Defining the Problem and the Population 3Gail Ryan

2 Incidence and Prevalence of Sexual Offenses Committed by Juveniles 9Gail Ryan

PART Two CAUSES: THEORY AND RESEARCH

3 Theories of Etiology 15Gail Ryan

4 Sexuality in the Context of Development From Birth to Adulthood 31Floyd M. Martinson with contemporary additions by Gail Ryan

5 Deviancy: Development Gone Wrong 55Brandt R. Steele and Gail Ryan

6 Typology Research: Refining Our Understanding of a Diverse Population 70Tom Leversee

7 Static, Stable, and Dynamic Factors Relevant to Abusive Behaviors 80Gail Ryan

8 Patterns of Affect and Cognition: Dynamics AssociatedWith Behavior 101Gail Ryan

9 Habituated Patterns: The Sexual Abuse Cycle 116Sandy Lane and Gail Ryan

10 The Families of Sexually Abusive Youth 147Gail Ryan

PART Three CONSEQUENCES OF JUVENILE SEXUAL OFFENDING

11 Consequences for Those Victimized and Those Who Offend 167Gail Ryan

12 Juvenile Justice, Legislative, and Policy Responses to Juvenile Sexual Offenses 183Christopher Lobanov–Rostovsky

PART Four CORRECTION: DIFFERENTIAL INTERVENTIONS

13 Comprehensive and Individualized Evaluation and Ongoing Assessment 201Tom Leversee

14 Comprehensive Service Delivery With a Continuum of Care 224Steven Bengis

15 Adult Responsibilities: Abuse–Specific Supervision and Care 231Gail Ryan

PART Five TREATMENT: INTEGRATING THEORY AND METHOD IN A GOAL–ORIENTED APPROACH

16 Therapeutic Relationships and the Process of Change 253Kevin M. Powell

17 Integrating Theory and Method: Goal–Oriented Treatment 263Gail Ryan, Tom Leversee, and Sandy Lane

18 Sexuality: The Offense–Specific Component of Treatment 311Gail Ryan, Tom Leversee, and Sandy Lane

19 Brain Development and Function: Neurology and Psychiatry in the Treatment of Sexually Abusive Youth 344Tom Leversee and Gail Ryan

20 Family Therapy: A Critical Component in Treatment of Sexually Abusive Youth 357Jerry Thomas, in Cooperation with the Editors

21 Special Populations: Children, Female, Developmentally Disabled, and Violent Youth 380Gail Ryan, Tom Leversee, and Sandy Lane

PART Six PERPETRATION PREVENTION

22 The Public Health Approach: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Perpetration Prevention 417Gail Ryan

PART Seven WORKING WITH SEXUAL ABUSE

23 The Impact of Sexual Abuse on the Interventionist 441Gail Ryan, Sandy Lane, and Tom Leversee

Name Index 457

Subject Index 471

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