Treating Children with Sexually Abusive Behavior Problems

Author: Barbara J Christopherson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317790332
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Treating Children with Sexually Abusive Behavior Problems: Guidelines for Child and Parent Intervention is a unique, pioneering venture in the area of sexual abuse. Unlike most books on sexual abuse, which focus on children as victims, this integrated treatment approach suggests ways to develop parallel treatment strategies for both parents and children who display harmful sexual behavior. In many ways a first in its field, Treating Children with Sexually Abusvie Behavior Problems gives you the tools to orchestrate your own treatment and intervention techniques, specifically for those children under age 12 who display sexually harmful or unlawful behavior. You’ll find in this useful volume a one-of-a-kind approach to linking together individual, group, and family treatment into one integrated, comprehensive program that treats both perpetrator and victim in tandem. Effective applied techniques are presented to teach: accountability of the offending party concern for others/empathy social competence the establishment of appropriate boundaries healthy sexuality coping with prior trauma safety and supervision Treating Children with Sexually Abusive Behavior Problems is intended for professionals in child sexual abuse; graduate and undergraduate students in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, and psychiatry; juvenile court workers; child welfare case workers; teachers; attorneys; and judges. It will also serve to better inform the victim, family, and general public. If you’re concerned about the spread of sexually abusive behavior in children, you’ll want to become informed and armed with the practical and useful guidelines found in this innovative approach to a prevalent social problem.

Handbook of Cognitive Behavior Group Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Author: Ray W. Christner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135927731
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This Handbook offers a much-needed resource of theoretical knowledge, evidence-based interventions, and practical guidelines for professionals providing group psychotherapy to youth clients. Written by leading professionals in the field of child and adolescent cognitive-behavioral therapy, this comprehensive volume offers readers a collection of innovative and well established approaches for group interventions with youth in a variety of treatment settings. It addresses a wide range of issues, not limited to assessment, group member selection, and specific protocols and strategies that readers can implement in their own practice. Integrating theoretical and practical aspects, leading experts offer their experience through case examples and vignettes, suggesting guidelines for overcoming inherent treatment obstacles. This Handbook provides not only a framework for delivering effective group therapy, but also highlights specific problem areas, and it is an invaluable reference for professionals providing therapeutic intervention to children and adolescents.

Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

Author: William N. Friedrich
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393704983
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Sexually inappropriate touching, language, and other actions on the part of children are difficult to diagnose and treat.

Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence

Author: Sandra B. Hutchison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0789008564
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Successfully reach out and help children through the worst times of their young lives! Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence: Pain Unspeakable explores an array of trauma-related topics pertaining to children of all ages from a variety of cultures and countries. This book covers the various ego stages of child development and addresses how each one is affected by traumatic experiences. This easy-to-read resource serves as a readily available reference for caregivers—professional or otherwise—who work with or encounter a child who has been traumatized. In Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence, you'll find actual accounts of traumatic incidents throughout the world, focused specifically on those incidents that have the most devastating impact on large groups of children. This book reviews the research on post-traumatic stress disorder and stress-response related symptoms with brief descriptions of treatments for you to use with children who suffer from posttraumatic stress. Special features of this important tool consist of with an extensive list of organizations and crisis hotline numbers as well as recommended reading, video, and curricula resources. Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence examines traumatic situations from many angles, including: the many faces of trauma—accidents, fire, natural disasters developmental considerations, including ego development, memory development, and the development of fears and responses the way children respond to traumatic incidents the types of interventions—individual, group, family, pharmacological, and school-based cultural considerations from around the globe how to establish a school-based Trauma Response Team Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence includes real case studies, fictional sample cases, and suggestions that walk you step-by-step through the possible scenarios that can occur with children during or after a traumatic event. Each section of the book ends with a helpful summary highlighting the most important information.

Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Kathleen Coulborn Faller
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788116698
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Addresses the needs of professionals who encounter child sexual abuse in the course of their work. Describes professional practices in sexual abuse and discusses how to address the problems of sexually abused children and their families. Meets the needs of child protection workers, the front line staff mandated to investigate reports of child maltreatment. Also benefits educators and health care professionals, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and legal professionals. Charts, glossary, bibliography, and list of resources.

Working with Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

Author: Eliana Gil
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462514510
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Based on extensive clinical experience, this book provides authoritative guidance and practical tools in a challenging area for child mental health professionals. The authors explain the many possible causes of problem sexual behaviors and demonstrate assessment and treatment procedures that have been shown to work with 4- to 11-year-olds and their families. Four chapter-length case examples illustrate how to integrate elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, play and expressive therapies, and family-based approaches. Helpful reproducible worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Stopping the Violence

Author: David J. Decker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN:
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This informative and helpful guide will assist your clients in making positive strides toward a nonviolent life. Some of the tips and suggestions that are further explained in this workbook include: Acknowledge to yourself and to others that you have a problem with anger, abuse, and control Address mental health and chemical use issues if they are present in your life Come to know that, when you become abusive, you are always feeling inadequate, powerless, and unlovable Realize that controlling and abusive behavior hurts you and those you love Understand that anger is different from abuse and control Recognize that becoming abusive is always a choice Instead of blaming others, take responsibility for what you feel, how you think, and how you act Accept that you cannot control or change other people Remember that you can always take a time-out Think about the possible consequences before you become controlling and abusive Identify what triggers your anger and your abusive and controlling attitudes and behaviors Notice what you are thinking: Your thoughts can increase your escalation or calm you down Become aware of all your feelings, not just your anger, and learn to respectfully communicate them to others Turn conflicts into positive problem-solving opportunities Control, abuse, and violence are learned: Think about the messages you received from your family and from society about what it is to be a man Redefine manhood as nonviolent and nonabusive Take the risk to count on other men for emotional support Learn to feel a genuine sense of pride by taking control of how you view the world and how you act Start to believe that you can truly change the controlling and abusive parts of who you have been

Juvenile Sexual Offending

Author: Gail Ryan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470646946
Format: PDF, Docs
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Praise for previous editions of Juvenile Sexual Offending "A stimulating presentation of clinical thinking that demonstrates why the authors are leaders in the juvenile sex offending field." —Jim Breiling, National Institute of Mental Health "Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a comprehensive, in-depth look at the juvenile sexual abuser and assessment and treatment issues. The increase in sexual abuse by adolescents makes this book a must for professionals whose work brings them into contact with juvenile sexual abusers." —Robert E. Longo, Serendipity Healing Arts "This book should be required reading for everyone providing services to adolescents who have committed sexual offenses and to their families. It remains the seminal text from which a framework for assessment, treatment, and aftercare are gleaned." —Joann Schladale, Resources for Resolving Violence This classic text sets the foundation for working with juveniles who have sexually offended The new edition of Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a research-based, goal-oriented approach to the assessment, treatment, supervision, and care of this difficult population. Written by leading specialists in the field, the Third Edition represents the tremendous strides in research on brain growth and development. A thorough overview of the process of risk evaluation is included, as well as detailed and practical guidelines on gauging the possibility of repeated offense. Also included: New chapters on legislative and policy developments; risk assessment; adult responsibilities; and outcomes pairing risk management with health promotion Greatly expanded coverage of treatment, including new chapters on abuse-specific and offense-specific treatment interventions, and the effects of trauma Practitioner-friendly guidance to help mental health professionals with decision making; program development; case management skills; and working within multidisciplinary teams Juvenile Sexual Offending, Third Edition helps mental health professionals, child welfare, law enforcement, and juvenile justice professionals move toward successful assessment and treatment of juveniles who sexually abuse, reducing the risk of sexual abuse in future generations.