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Assessing men who sexually abuse : a practical guide

Author: David Briggs
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing peactical guidance on the best way to assess sexual offenders, this book fuses contemporary theory with an awareness of the subjective nature of the work.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Briggs
ISBN: 185302435X 9781853024351
OCLC Number: 39216855
Description: 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Values, Research and Theoretical Base --
1. Requirements for Effectiveness --
2. Models Underpinning Assessment --
Pt. II. How to Assess: Contexts for Assessment --
3. How to Assess --
4. Contexts for Assessment --
Pt. III. The Practicalities of Assessment --
5. Assessing the Cycle of Offending --
6. Assessing Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes --
7. Assessing Distorted Thinking --
8. Assessing Sexual Arousal and Sexual Fantasy --
9. Assessing Victim Empathy --
10. Assessing Self Esteem --
11. Assessing Relationships and Intimacy --
12. Assessing Alcohol and Other Drug Use --
13. Assessing an Abuser's Own Victimization --
14. Risk Assessment.
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Providing practical guidance on the best way to assess sexual abusers, this book fuses contemporary theory with an awareness of the subjective nature of the work. Assessment in various (clinical,  Read more...

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A rich compilation covering theories of offending behaviour, assessment principles and procedures, and honest tips which illustrate the many lessons the team has learned from undertaking such work. Read more...

 
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