9780415523325

How to Work with Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Mental Health Professionals

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780415523325

  • ISBN 10:

    041552332X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/09/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

How to Work with Sex Offendersis a complete handbook for professionals who deal with this very difficult population. This user-friendly, comprehensive resource presents new data that will give you techniques for effectively interviewing sex offenders and outlines innovative treatment options in an understandable way, but that is just part of what makes this book unique. The book walks you through the criminal justice, human services, and mental health systems as applied to sex offenders from start to finish -- you'll learn what happens to the offender from the point when he/she is apprehended, through prosecution, adjudication, and treatment. Thoroughly revised, this new edition builds on additional research data and new information, adding new chapters on Internet offenders, secondary victimization, sexual addiction, and child and adolescent sexual misconduct. How to Work with Sex Offendersis the resource you need to handle this extraordinarily difficult and vitally important task.

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