5. Manipulation Styles of Abusers who Work with Children

  1. Marcus Erooga
  1. Joe Sullivan1 and
  2. Ethel Quayle2

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943228.ch5

Creating Safer Organisations: Practical Steps to Prevent the Abuse of Children by Those Working with Them

Creating Safer Organisations: Practical Steps to Prevent the Abuse of Children by Those Working with Them

How to Cite

Sullivan, J. and Quayle, E. (2012) Manipulation Styles of Abusers who Work with Children, in Creating Safer Organisations: Practical Steps to Prevent the Abuse of Children by Those Working with Them (ed M. Erooga), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943228.ch5

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield's Centre, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. The NSPCC/Wiley Series in Protecting Children

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christopher Cloke4,
  2. Jan Horwath5 and
  3. Peter Sidebotham6

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    NSPCC, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NX, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TU, UK

  3. 6

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119972693

Online ISBN: 9781119943228

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Keywords:

  • abusers and their manipulation styles, with children;
  • child sexual abuse, perpetrated by professionals;
  • professionals using work, as a cover for child abuse;
  • professionals suffering manipulation style, ‘manipulative styles’;
  • professional perpetrators, and offending patterns;
  • intra- and extra-familial child abusers;
  • psychometric measures, measuring personalities;
  • ‘distal factors’ in the motivation to sexually offend;
  • perpetrators and concerns, contrary to religious beliefs;
  • victim selection, grooming and abuse

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Demographic Profile and Offending Patterns of Professional Perpetrators

  • Psychometric Comparisons with Intra- and Extra-Familial Child Abusers

  • Rationale for a Qualitative Methodology

  • Motivation to Sexually Offend

  • Victim Selection, Grooming and Abuse

  • Manipulation Styles

  • Conclusions

  • Multi Disciplinary Issues

  • Future Directions

  • References