Mental health and supervision professionals are routinely called on to provide interventions to individuals that have committed criminal sexual offenses. A primary goal of these types of interventions is to reduce future instances of sexually abusive behavior. It is important to consider the structure and content of these interventions to ensure they are applied consist with standards that have been demonstrated to be most effective. This presentation aims to describe best practice standards for developing and implementing interventions for individuals that have committed sexual offenses, principles that should guide clinical and supervision efforts, and practical considerations for professionals and external stakeholders.
Area of Focus
Working with Individuals Who Cause Sexual Harm