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.

An Evidence-Based Relapse Prevention Program

An evidence-based relapse prevention program
Ruth E.Mann
DavidThorntonH. M. Prison Service, London

H. M. Prison Service (England and Wales) introduced a comprehensive sex offender treatment strategy in 1991. The aim of the strategy was to provide a multisite, consistently delivered, manual-based treatment program for sexual offenders. In particular, the strategy emphasized that the program would be committed to ...

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