Growing Beyond: An Introduction to Adolescent Girls with Sexually Abusive Behavior
September 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: Within the area of sex offender treatment, there is a significant body of research and treatment information on males who have committed sexual offenses. Comparatively, the research on females who have committed sexual offenses is small but growing. Although there are many similarities between males and females who have sexually offended, differences are also evident and need to be acknowledged and addressed. This webinar provides an overview of the research that has been done on this unique population. Some of the differences between male and females who engage in sexual offending behavior will be discussed. In addition, the clinical needs of these girls and their therapeutic process will be explored.
- Describe the literature specific to this population.
- Identify 4 main areas to assess with girls who have committed sex offenders.
- State their clinical needs and associated treatment goals.
You can view the YouTube recording of this webinar here.
You can access the PowerPoint slides for this presentation here.