By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name four areas of denial regarding sexually abusive youths.
-Name some terms that have been considered for juveniles, adolescents and children who commit sexual abuse.
-Name three ways that recidivism can be measured.
-Explain how many adolescents perpetrate a sexual act involving force in the U.S. every year.
-Name 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 is it important to have the interview with the victim and interview with the criminal justice system prior to talking to the sexually abusive youth.
-Explain why is placement outside the home during the assessment process important.
-Name one tool to help prevent revictimization.
-Name two indicators that show the parents may not be equipped to provide adequate supervision during family reunification.
-Explain the primary factor when considering placement of sexually offending youth.
-Name one result of the family feeling shame and embarrassment and wanting to hide -Name happening from friends, family, and neighbors.
-Explain the result of not providing gender-based treatment programs.
-Name one piece of information about the court system to tell parents to let them know that things may go much better for them and their children than they suspect.
-Name the seven types of adolescent offender identified by O'Brien and Bera.
-Name eight family issues that should be assessed and addressed during family therapy with a juvenile sex offender that Straus identifies.
-Explain why is it clinically indicated to report sibling sexual abuse to child protection services.
-Explain what was described as a major obstacle.
-Explain when did Carol make the transition to sex offender.
-Name the first step in understanding how the "social environment" influences the ontogeny of male sexuality.
-Explain the politically motivated stance which denies that men (non-rapists and rapists) have evolved sexual preferences.
-Explain what does Pynoos points out regarding the evolution of the startle reflex.
-Name the number one problem in child psychiatry.
-Explain the flaw in Thornhill's argument number six stating, "Rather than a sexually motivated act, rape is a form of "social control" because it is used as a form of punishment in some societies."
-Explain what do new studies indicate regarding a popular expression, "violence begets violence."
-Explain an important part of his work with male violence.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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