Interventions with Sex Offenders with Mental Illness

  1. Anthony R. Beech,
  2. Leam A. Craig and
  3. Kevin D. Browne
  1. Tanya Garrett and
  2. Brian Thomas-Peter

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch21

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Garrett, T. and Thomas-Peter, B. (2009) Interventions with Sex Offenders with Mental Illness, in Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook (eds A. R. Beech, L. A. Craig and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019009

Online ISBN: 9780470714362

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Keywords:

  • sex offenders;
  • mental illness;
  • cognitive distortions;
  • command hallucinations;
  • group treatment programme

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence

  • Treatment Issues

  • Confronting Offenders as a Mechanism of Changing Them

  • The Impact of Group Interventions

  • The Denial Training Phase

  • The Disclosure Phase

  • The Cycle of Offending Phase

  • Victim Empathy Module

  • The Relapse Prevention Phase

  • Conclusions and Recommendations