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Author Ryan, Eileen P.

Title Juvenile sex offenders : a guide to evaluation and treatment for mental health professionals / Eileen P. Ryan, John A. Hunter, Daniel C. Murrie
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 250 pages)
Contents Changing perceptions of juvenile sexual offending in society and the legal system / Eileen P. Ryan -- Placing sexual behavior problems in context : what is "normal" sexual behavior among juveniles? / Daniel C. Murrie -- Patterns of sexual offending in juveniles and risk factors / John A. Hunter -- Juvenile sexual offending and psychopathology / Eileen P. Ryan -- Forensic evaluation versus clinical evaluation : how do they differ? / Eileen P. Ryan -- Interviewing, evaluation, and risk assessment of sexually offending youth / Eileen P. Ryan -- Assessment instruments for juveniles who sexually offend / Daniel C. Murrie -- Management and treatment methods / John A. Hunter -- Biological and pharmacologic treatment of sexually aberrant behavior / Eileen P. Ryan
Summary A significant percentage of sexual abuse in the United States is committed by juveniles, and mental health professionals increasingly receive requests to evaluate these juveniles. With an emphasis on practicality and utility, Juvenile Sex Offenders fills a gap in the current literature by providing a thoughtful, thorough approach to evaluating and treating youth who have committed sexual offenses or have engaged in sexually abusive behavior. Serving as a functional guide, this text expertly prepares clinicians for the challenging task of evaluating juveniles, picking up where traditional clini
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Teenage sex offenders -- Evaluation.
Teenage sex offenders -- Psychology.
Teenage sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Teenage sex offenders.
Juvenile Delinquency -- psychology.
Sex Offenses -- psychology.
Behavior Therapy -- methods.
Sexual Behavior -- psychology.
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunter, John A.
Murrie, Daniel C., 1974-
LC no. 2011040353
ISBN 0199930686 (electronic bk.)
1283936402 (MyiLibrary)
9780199930685 (electronic bk.)
9781283936408 (MyiLibrary)