Working with Sexually Abusive Adolescents

Interdisciplinary and practical in approach, Working with Sexually Abusive Adolescents presents a coherent and comprehensive overview of the key characteristics involve in working with adolescent sex offenders. Contributors explore who these adolescents are and what they do, theories of adolescent sexual abusiveness, issues of risk estimation and management, and many aspects of assessment and treatment. Written by practitioners for ease of use, this valuable book avoids the unnecessary jargon and overcomplicated theorizing that frequently mars other books on this topic. Clear and accessible, Working with Sexually Abusive Adolescents informs a wide range of practitionersincluding psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and social workersof current trends in working with this special population.

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