A Project of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Short Version
Section 3: Elements of Sex Offender–Specific Treatment
Outline

TOPIC: Introduction 2 min.
  • Learning Objectives
TOPIC: A Framework for Thinking about Sex Offender–Specific Treatment 5 min.
  • Introduction
  • Treatment Addresses Criminogenic Needs
  • Treatment Strategies
  • Treatment is Skills Oriented
  • The Optimal Length of Treatment
  • Monitoring and Quality Control of Treatment Programs are a Must
TOPIC: Addressing Sex Offender Denial 5 min.
TOPIC: The Four Domains of Treatment 10 min.
  • Introduction
  • Sexual Interests
  • Distorted Attitudes
  • Interpersonal Functioning
  • Behavior Management
TOPIC: Ethical Practice Standards 3 min.
TOPIC: Summary
References and Resources