16. Treatment in Practice

Conceptualizing and Structuring Treatment

  1. Phil Rich

Published Online: 16 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch16

Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition

Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2011) Treatment in Practice, in Understanding, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105887.ch16

Author Information

  1. Clinical Program Development of the Stetson School, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470551721

Online ISBN: 9781118105887

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Keywords:

  • treatment in practice - conceptualizing and structuring treatment;
  • treatment of sexually abusive behavior - rehabilitation rather than “cure”;
  • working with child and adolescent sexual offenders - complex, dynamic in fluid motion;
  • “sexual offense–specific treatment” - patterns, sexual offending and holistic preventative interventions;
  • holistic and multifaceted treatment model - treating the whole child, not alone abuse-specific behaviors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Complexity of Treatment

  • Conceptualizing Treatment

  • Sexual Offense–Specific Treatment

  • Multifaceted Sexual Offense–Specific Treatment: Treatment Is Global

  • Key Points in the Provision of Sexual Offense–Specific Treatment

  • Treating the Whole Person

  • Understanding and Framing Treatment

  • Process and Content: Dynamics and Task

  • Ten Tasks in Treatment

  • Pacing and Building Treatment

  • Disclosures of Sexual Offenses

  • Individualizing Treatment

  • Monitoring and Assessing Treatment Progress

  • Reassessment of Risk

  • Conclusion: The Task for the Clinician