Toolkit for Working with Juvenile Sex Offenders

Edited by

  • Daniel Bromberg, Special Psychological Services, Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA
  • William T. O'Donohue, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA

Juvenile sex offender therapy has changed markedly since it emerged in the 1980s. Toolkit for Working with Juvenile Sex Offenders provides therapists with a summary of evidence-based practice with this population, including working with comorbid conditions and developmental disabilities. It provides tools for use in assessment, case formulation, and treatment, and includes forms, checklists, and exercises.

The intended audience is practitioners engaged in the assessment and treatment of juveniles whose sexual interests and/or behaviors are statistically non-normative and/or problematic. Readers will find a chapter on academic assessment and intervention, a domain frequently not covered by texts in this field.

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Clinical practitioners treating juvenile sex offenders, forensic psychologists.


Book information

  • Published: March 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-405948-1

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Informed Consent or Assent for Assessment, Treatment, and Releases of Information-Robert Kinscherff and Craig Latham
Chapter 2 - Assessment of Dynamic Treatment Targets for Juveniles who Sexually Offend-Raymond A. Knight and Judith E. Sims-Knight
Chapter 3 - Penile Plethysmography-Joseph J. Plaud and Kenneth E. Blackstone
Chapter 4 - The Polygraph-Kenneth E. Blackstone and Joseph J. Plaud
Chapter 5 - Writing Dispositional Evaluations of Juveniles Adjudicated for Sexual Offenses and Juveniles with Sexual Behavioral Problems-Daniel S. Bromberg
Chapter 6 - Tools for Testifying in Court-William T. O’Donohue
Chapter 7 - Assessing and Modifying Denial in Juvenile Sexual Offenders-William T. O’Donohue
Chapter 8 - Relapse Prevention as a Treatment Modality for Juvenile Sex Offenders-Charlene Steen and Daniel S. Bromberg
Chapter 9 - An Outpatient Treatment Response for Youth Assessed as Low to Moderate Risk-Robert Stuyvesant, Diane G. Mercier, and Ashley Haidle
Chapter 10 - Modifying Problematic Sexual Interests of Males-Stephanie E. Scott and Daniel S. Bromberg
Chapter 11 - Developing Healthy Sexuality-Joshua Medjuck, Olga Cirlugea, and Natalie Bennett
Chapter 12 - Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Juvenile Victims of Sexual Abuse-Lorraine T. Benuto
Chapter 13 - Assessment and Intervention with Young People who Sexually Offend-Gary O’Reilly
Chapter 14 - Social Skills, Substance Abuse, and Sexual Behavior Problems in the Adolescent-Jennifer G. Wheeler, Kirk A. B. Newring, and K. D. Schafer
Chapter 15 - Academic Intervention-Edward J. Daly, III, Maureen A. O’Connor, Polly M. Daro, Whitney Strong, and Mackenzie Sommerhalder
Chapter 16 - Integrating the Good Lives Model with Relapse Prevention: Working with Junenile Sex Offenders-Clare-Ann Fortune, Tony Ward, and Bobbie Print
Chapter 17 - Increasing Self-Control-Danielle C. Shumack, James M. Ogilvie, Stephen Smallbone, and Eleanor L. Woodford
Chapter 18 - Documentating Treatment for Sexually Abusive Youth-Jackson Tay Bosley and Sean Hiscox
Chapter 19 - Practical Strategies for Working with Youth with Intellectual Disabilities who have Sexual Behavior Problems-Gerry D. Blasingame
Chapter 20 - Integrating Families into Treatment for Adolescents with Illegal Sexual Behavior-Susan R. Schmidt
Chapter 21 - Tools for Quality Improvement-Alexandros Maragakis and William O’Donohue
Chapter 22 - Developing a Practice Around Juvenile Sexual Offending-Daniel S. Bromberg