IMPACT: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Misconduct: Case Studies in Sexual Abuse
How to recognize sexual abuse so you can prevent children from being sexually abused and protect those who have already been sexually abused. Sexual abuse is a social problem as well as a legal problem. The legal system is addressing the problem as evidenced by Meghan's Law which requires sex offenders to register and civil commitment in some states which admits some sex offenders to a mental institution indefinitely. What about in your everyday life? Impact will help you:
- explore your beliefs about victims and sex offenders
- help you recognize the grooming techniques of sex offenders
- teach you what to look for to prevent sexual abuse
- enable you to make society safer
Janet Smith, M.Ed., is also a Certified Forensic Counselor and has ten years experience treating victims, sex offenders and their families.