There is a general consensus in the clinical and research communities that in order for any therapeutic gains to be maintained, treatment must be completed prior to the offender’s release.
Explain several factors that have hampered the effectiveness of intimate violence offender treatment programs.
Given that female offenders may have unique life experiences and responsibilities and may be affected by certain life events, it stands to reason that gender-specific issues warrant attention in a clinical evaluation.
Techniques that are commonly used in cognitive-behavioral interventions include skill training aimed at
The ____________________, a computer-based screening measure, was designed to identify the presence of deviant sexual interest in children.
Historically, research regarding the effectiveness of offender rehabilitation and treatment has been
Explain the concept of the therapeutic community.
The ________________model for evaluating program effectiveness was developed after criminal justice researchers became interested in developing a theory to explain why some treatments works and others did not.
Despite skepticism about the effectiveness of treatment with juvenile offenders, recent advances in intervention development and implementation have provided promising results for
The assessment of juvenile offenders for risk of recidivism and treatment planning has been hampered by
Probation is a _______________________ disposition and parole deals with adult prisoners _____________________ to community monitoring.
Little research has focused on the treatment of female offenders, which may stem from the fact that females offend at the same rates as males.
Researchers have generally found that sex offender treatment can reduce both sexual and general recidivism.
Evidence suggests that most treatment programming may be based on patterns of male offending.