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.

The Role of Cognitive Distortions in Relapse Prevention Programs

The Role of Cognitive Distortions in Relapse Prevention Programs

The role of cognitive distortions in relapse prevention programs
Calvin M.LangtonUniversity of Toronto, Ontario
W. L.MarshallQueen's University, Ontario

In addressing the etiology and maintenance of sexually assaultive behavior, a central focus for treatment providers and researchers alike has been the postulated role of ...

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