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Elements of a Treatment Program for Youth Who Sexually Abuse.

Lundrigan, Paul Stephen
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) In Peter C. Kratcoski, ed., Correctional Counseling and Treatment, 5th ed. Long Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc. Pp. 197-205.

In this chapter, Paul Lundrigan discusses various elements or components that can make up a comprehensive treatment program for adolescents who sexually offend. To detail this, he begins with an explanation of what sex offense-specific treatment is and is not. Next he identifies modalities for delivery of treatment. These may include a uni-modal method of treatment (a single, sex-offense-specific clinical intervention) or a multi-modal method (several different sex-offense-specific treatment interventions at the same time). This leads to discussion of the multi-component model of treatment, components that can be included, and integration of the components.


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