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Author Briggs, David.
Title Managing men who sexually abuse / David Briggs and Roger Kennington.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.

Author Briggs, David.
Subject Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Cognitive therapy.
Paraphilic Disorders -- therapy.
Sex Offenses -- prevention & control.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- methods.
Alt Name Kennington, Roger.
Description 1 online resource (240 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and indexes.
Contents Introductory comments -- A context for intervention -- Staffing issues -- Working with difference -- Sex offender treatment : what works with whom? -- Managing client motivation to change -- Managing cognitive distortions -- Managing deviant sexual interest -- Managing victim empathy -- Managing social functioning -- Relapse prevention and self-regulation -- Work with non-abusing partners -- On-line sexual activity.
Summary Briggs and Kennington's new book constitutes a comprehensive and accessible guide to managing men who sexually offend and draws on recent developments in cognitive-behavioural therapy. The authors emphasize the need to incorporate practice-based research and clinical experience in intervention strategies. They demonstrate the importance of customizing interventions and describe how to tailor treatment according to the individual client's needs. This volume also examines the theoretical issues behind cognitive-behavioural interventions when dealing with this group. From their own extensive know.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781846425134 (electronic bk.)
1846425131 (electronic bk.)
9781853028076 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
185302807X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 77611461
Additional Format Print version: Briggs, David. Managing men who sexually abuse. London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006 185302807X (DLC) 2006011503 (OCoLC)66524974.

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