Contemporary Practice with Youth People Who Sexually Abuse: Evidence-based Developments

 
9781929657551: Contemporary Practice with Youth People Who Sexually Abuse: Evidence-based Developments

This latest collection of articles reflects the most recent developments in the field while offering practical information about how to apply these innovations to your practice. The internationally recognized authors from England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States span several different professional disciplines, providing you with a solid evidence-based foundation from which to work. Just a sampling of the nearly 20 chapters cover topics such as: a new framework for assessing a child's risk to repeat concerning sexual behaviors (Tracey Curwen); a step-by-step approach to responding to sexual behaviors in children and youth with learning disabilities (Joanne Butterworth and Tim Plan); typologies of adolescents who sexually harm and associated risk factors, modus operandi and criminal activities (Nicole Hickey); and a CBT-based treatment approach to reducing shame and increasing responsibility with adolescents who have sexually offended (James Worling, Nina Josefowitz and Melissa Malter). This volume offers the experienced practitioner invaluable information about the most recent developments and offers others interested in beginning this work a fascinating overview from which to start.

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Martin C. Calder, MA, CQSW has worked in the field of child protection and child welfare for over 25 years. He is now an Honorary Research Fellow with Durham University. Martin has written and published extensively around policy and procedural issues in the child care field as well as the development of accessible, evidence-based assessment tools for frontline workers. Martin has written extensively in the area of young people presenting with sexual behaviour problems.

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Some edited publications are little more than a collection of related articles. In this book Calder sets out to provide stimulus to debate on the establishment of good practice in this emerging area of work... This is a substantial and potentially influential publication. --Community Care

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