Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Editor(s): Anthony R. Beech, Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012 02:12AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470019009

Online ISBN: 9780470714362

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362

About this Book

A comprehensive resource for practitioners working with sexual offenders.

  • Discusses assessments and interventions, as well as providing a comprehensive literature review
  • There are around 10,000 convictions or cautions for sexual offences in the UK each year; early evidence suggests that treatment programmes can halve re-conviction rates
  • Edited by a University of Birmingham team who are world leaders in researching this area; the subject is of interest worldwide, with strong markets in Canada and New Zealand
  • Includes material on managing offenders with developmental disabilities and those with Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder

Table of contents

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    1. Overview (pages 1–12)

      ANTHONY R. BEECH, LEAM A. CRAIG and KEVIN D. BROWNE

  1. Part I: Risk Assessment

  2. Part II: Approaches to Offender Assessment

  3. Part III: Assessments for Specific Populations

  4. Part IV: Interventions

  5. Part V: Issues/Interventions for Specific Populations

  6. Part VI: Policy and Practice

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