1. Understanding Sex Offenders: An Introductory Curriculum
    • Section 5: Etiological and Explanatory Theories
  2. Examples of Single Factor Theories
    • Biological
    • Behavioral
    • Sociocultural
    • Attachment/Intimacy
  3. Examples of Multiple Factor Theories
    • Integrated Theory
    • Confluence Model
    • Relapse Prevention
    • Self–Regulation Model
    • Pathways Model
  4. Integrated Theory
    • Biological influences
    • Developmental influences
    • Environmental influences
    • Cultural influences
    • Individual vulnerabilities
    • Situational factors
  5. Confluence Model
    • Motivators
    • Disinhibitors
    • Opportunities
    • Sexually promiscuous pathway
    • Hostile masculinity pathway
  6. Relapse Prevention
  7. Self–Regulation Model
    • Avoidant–Passive
    • Avoidant–Active
    • Approach–Automatic
    • Approach–Explicit
  8. Pathways Model
    • Multiple dysfunctional mechanisms pathway
    • Deviant sexual scripts pathway
    • Intimacy deficits pathway
    • Emotional dysregulation pathway
    • Antisocial cognitions pathway

The Etiology of Sexual Offending Behavior and Sex Offender Typology Currciculum Slides