This course provides an overview of the etiologies of juvenile sexual offending and the pathways related to the development, onset, and maintenance of sexually abusive behavior, and describes effective treatment approaches for juvenile sexual offenders as well as data on recidivism in this population.
a). Name at least two etiologies of juvenile sexual offending and at least two factors that impact the development, onset, and maintenance of sexually abusive behavior in juveniles.
b). Discuss common patterns of juvenile sex offenses based on each type of offender.
c). Describe effective treatment approaches for juvenile sexual offenders.
d). Summarize recidivism rates for sexually offending juveniles.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MA
Material Author(s): U.S. Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
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