IMPACT: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Misconduct: Case Studies in Sexual Abuse

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iUniverse, Sep 14, 2005 - Self-Help - 102 pages
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As we move into the twenty-first century, protecting our children against sexual predators becomes more vital than ever before. Not only must we recognize the signs of sexual abuse; more importantly, we must learn how we can prevent it.

Sexual abuse is not only a social problem; it's also a legal one. Megan's Law became nationwide legislation in 1996, requiring sex offenders to register. Some states also have civil commitment that admits repeat sex offenders to mental institutions indefinitely. But the abuse still continues.

In this must-read book, author Janet Nekooasl-Smith brings over ten years experience treating victims, sex offenders, and their families.

Impact will help you:

  • Explore your beliefs about victims and sex offenders
  • Help you recognize the techniques that sex offenders use to choose their victims
  • Teach you what to look for to prevent sexual abuse
  • Enable you to make society safer

With compelling true accounts, Nekooasl-Smith will provide you with the tools you need to decipher warning signs of possible sexual misconduct.

 

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Contents

Age Emotional Stability Support System Duration
7
Thinking Errors of Sex Offenders Victims and Significant Others
23
SelfBlame Keeping Secrets Risk Situations Denial Promiscuity Victimizatio
33
Treatment for Survivors Sex Offenders Significant Others
45
Preventing and Assessing Sexual Misconduct
53
The Effects of Sexual Assault
67
Appendices
75
Recommended Readings
83
Bibliography
87
Back Cover
91
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