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Author Prendergast, William E.

Title Treating sex offenders : a guide to clinical practice with adults, clerics, children, and adolescents / William E. Prendergast.

Imprint New York : Haworth Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  RC560.S47 P74 2004    Available  ---
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xxi, 331 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Haworth criminal justice, forensic behavioral sciences & offender rehabilitation
Haworth criminal justice, forensic behavioral sciences & offender rehabilitation.
Note Rev. ed. of: Treating sex offenders in correctional institutions and outpatient clinics. c1991.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-311) and index.
Contents Distinguishing characteristics of sex offenders: the who of treatment -- The inadequate personality -- The never-satisfied parent: negative self-image and selective perception -- Exaggerated needs for control -- Pervasive guilt and subjective judgment -- Relational issues -- Sexual performance problems -- Remaining characteristic deficits in adult offenders -- Treatment issues: overview -- The five cs of sex offender treatment -- Sexual "imprinting" as a consequence of early traumatic molestation -- Pedophiles -- Sexually assaultive versus seductive offenders -- The sex offender's motivation may not be sexual -- A "whole-man" approach to treatment -- Why sex as the "chosen" deviation? -- An overview of value formation -- Self-confrontation and resistance in the compulsive sex offender -- Religious personnel who molest children and adolescents.
Subject Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Psychosexual disorders -- Treatment.
Added Author Prendergast, William E. Treating sex offenders in correctional institutions and outpatient clinics.
ISBN 0789009307 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0789009315 (soft cover : alk. paper)