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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and indexes.
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.
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.
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