By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain four areas of denial regarding sexually abusive youths.
-Explain the two greatest risk factors for sexual abuse.
-Explain what kind of abuse is more likely to cause a youth to be sexually abusive.
-Explain why placement outside of the home during the assessment process is important.
-Explain one tool to help prevent revictimization.
-Explain the primary factor to consider when placing a sexually offending youth.
-Explain the result of not providing gender-based treatment programs.
-Explain seven types of adolescent offenders identified by O'Brien and Bera.
-Explain the first step in understanding how "social environment" influences ontogeny of male sexuality.
-Explain the number one problem in child psychiatry according to Carl Feinstein.
-Explain the political stance which denies that men have evolved sexual preferences.
-Explain what Pynoos points out regarding the evolution of the startle reflex.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."