Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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
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