Written by a multi-disciplinary group of leading practitioners, Sexual Offending Against Children provides an account of the practice, policy and management issues involved in the assessment and treatment of adult and adolescent sexual offenders against children. Written for practitioners from all disciplines concerned with this area of work, it is underpinned by a strong theoretical base, giving a practical and detailed description of the management of sexual offenders, as well as the potential impact on service providers.
`a milestone in drawing together many of the key issues relating to the treatment of offenders … essential reading for those seeking policy solutions … should be read by policy makers, practitioners, trainers and children's advocates.' - Valerie Howarth, ChildLine
`a much needed volume containing detailed reviews of research and documenting the work of those at the forefront of practice initiatives … clear well argued … integrates theory, practice and research successfully.' - Commuity Care
`This book is well worth purchasing, not only by those who are practitioners but also those interested in this area of work.' - Probation Journal
`… a comprehensive overview of sexual offending against children. … chapters systematically and clearly define sexual offending against children and the substantial elements of the practice of treatment of offenders in the United Kingdom. … Wide ranging scope and its comprehensible style make it accessible …' - The Hon Mr Justice David Malcolm AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia, 1994 National Conference of National Association for Development of Work With Sex Offenders