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Effective Intervention with Adolescents Who Have Sexually Offended

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CE Credits: 5 Credits
Length: 94 Pages
Level: Intermediate
Training Style: Book
Category: Book-Based Trainings
Intended Audience: Mental Health, Correctional, and Legal Professionals

Book Description
Adolescents who have offended sexually are a diverse population, with different treatment needs. Individualized and evidence-based assessment and treatment are essential. The main goal of this book is to summarize research to highlight dynamic risk factors that are important treatment targets. This small, but information-filled book is a must-have reference.
Please note: GIFR is the sole Continuing Education Credit provider for this CE Program. However, we do not provide the book. The book can be purchased directly from the publisher, Safer Society Press. To purchase this book, visit:
Author Biographies
Dr. Sue Righthand is an associate research professor in psychology at the University of Maine. She provides consultation, training, and program evaluation pertaining to juvenile sex offending, and is a member of the Safer Society International Advisory Board.
Dr. Ineke Way, an Associate Professor at the Western Michigan University School of Social Work, has written extensively on the incarceration and treatment of juvenile sexual offenders.
Dr. Michael Seto is Director of Forensic Rehabilitation Research at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre and an Associate Editor of Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment.
Brittany Baird, formerly at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre.
Learning Objectives
This training is designed to help you:
  • Discuss what factors may contribute to illegal adolescent sexual behavior
  • Identify dynamic risk factors that are important treatment targets when working with adolescents who have offended sexually
  • Outline what we know about protective factors and adolescents who have offended sexually
  • Explain the Risk-Need-Responsivity model and how it may help facilitate effective interventions
  • List the primary goals of effective interventions with adolescents who have offended sexually and how they can be achieved

1 Sponsorship: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc is approved by the American Psychological Association, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and Canadian Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education trainings. Global Institute of Forensic Research (GIFR) has been approved by NBCC as an approved Continuing Education provider, ACEP No. 6711. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. GIFR is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts Continuing Education Credit sponsored by the American Psychological Association. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc (provider #1371) is also approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ACE provider approval period: 6/8/2022-6/8/2025. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
2 Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you wish to request a refund on account of technical difficulties, please contact [email protected].
3 Commercial Supports: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc reports no conflicts of interest in the development and sponsorship of this training. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc receives no commercial support for its Continuing Education programs or from its presenters.

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