It is estimated that relapse prevention methods are employed in more than 90% of all North American sex offender treatment programs (of which there are more than 2,000). Comparable statistics are true in most industrialized countries around the world. Over the last decade a great deal has been learned about the treatment of sexual offenders, and particularly about relapse prevention. This sourcebook provides clinicians with the most current, practical information about working with sex offenders to prevent relapse. It reflects the advances and insights of the past decade since the publication of Relapse Prevention with Sex Offenders, focusing on the major reconceptualizations, revisions, and innovations that will chart treatment programs for the first decade of the new millennium.

Contextual Issues in Relapse Prevention Treatment

Contextual Issues in Relapse Prevention Treatment

Contextual issues in relapse prevention treatment
Yolanda M.Fernandez
W. L.MarshallQueen's University, Ontario

We believe that the context within which treatment is provided, whether for sexual offenders or for any other group of clients, can have a significant influence on the degree to which the clients change. Contextual issues influence the enthusiasm with which therapists deliver treatment and the ease with which ...

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