Chapter 4. Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders

  1. David Crighton and
  2. Graham Towl
  1. Andrew Bates

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773956.ch4

Psychology in Probation Services

Psychology in Probation Services

How to Cite

Bates, A. (2005) Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders, in Psychology in Probation Services (eds D. Crighton and G. Towl), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773956.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124690

Online ISBN: 9780470773956



  • sexual abuse;
  • counselling;
  • criminal trials;
  • sexual offenders;
  • psychologists


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Involvement of Psychologists

  • The Intervention Process and Objectives

  • Early Research and Evaluation

  • Formal Development of the Forensic Psychologist's Role

  • Role of Psychological Services in Working with Other Agencies

  • Developments in Research and Evaluation

  • The Process of Accreditation and National Roll-out

  • Future Developments of Psychology: Research and Practice

  • Conclusions