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Sexual Offending and Mental Health : Multidisciplinary Management in the Community - Sarah Galloway

Sexual Offending and Mental Health

Multidisciplinary Management in the Community

By: Sarah Galloway (Editor), Julia Houston (Editor), Natalie Hogg (Contribution by)

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Sexual Offending and Mental Health draws together theoretical, clinical and mental health issues for the range of professionals working in the community and in-patient settings with sex offenders and those who have behaved in sexually inappropriate ways. The contributors describe current influential models of sexual offending and the developmental, psychological and social factors involved. They discuss the prevalence of personality and mental disorders in known sex offenders and the impact these disorders have on their treatment and management. They describe clinical work with individuals, their partners and families, and also consider the impact of this work on professionals. The book includes an outline of current approaches to risk assessment, an overview of the recent changes in legislation in England and Wales, and suggestions for multi-disciplinary management in the community. This book will be essential reading for professionals working in health or criminal justice settings with people who have committed sexual offences or whose sexual behaviour has caused concern for others.

Part I: Theoretical perspectives -- An overview of sexual offending / Julia Houston -- Risk assessment / Jackie Craissati -- Mental disorder and sexual offending / Andrew M. Aboud -- Sexual offending : ethnicity, culture and diversity issues in assessment and management / Olumyiwa John Olumoroti -- The law and sex offending / Sarah Galloway and Sandra MacPhail -- Part II: Clinical practice issues -- A sex offender service within a mental health setting / Julia Houston and Malcolm Scoales -- Clinical assessment and formulation / Tim Green -- Treatment, relapse prevention, and building good live / Tim Green -- The impact of personality disorder on working with sexual offenders / Sharon Prince -- Multi-agency/disciplinary working with sexual offenders / Sarah Galloway and Adina Seupersad -- The non-abusing parent and their role in risk management / Sarah Galloway and Natalie Hogg -- Systematic interventions with sexual offending / Alison Beck -- The impact on professionals of working with sex offenders / Sharon K.C. Leicht.

ISBN: 9781846427855
ISBN-10: 2370006780649
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 15th April 2008
Edition Number: 1