Kempe Center Accomplishments & Publications
Juvenile Sexual Offending, Third Edition published
An essential resource for understanding and treating juvenile sexual offending—now in its third edition!
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Invaluable for anyone working with sexually abusive youth, this new edition of Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a research-based, goal-oriented approach to the assessment, treatment, supervision, and care of this difficult population.
The new edition of Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a research-based, goal-oriented approach to the assessment, treatment, supervision, and care of this difficult population. Written by leading specialists in the field, the Third Edition represents the tremendous strides in research on brain growth and development. A thorough overview of the process of risk evaluation is included, as well as detailed and practical guidelines on gauging the possibility of repeated offense.
About the Authors:
Gail Ryan, MA, is a Director of the Perpetration Prevention Program at the Kempe Center for Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect in Denver and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She has facilitated the National Adolescent Perpetration Network for more than twenty-five years.
Tom Leversee, LCSW, is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and a member of the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board. Retired from the Colorado Division of Youth Services, he is author of the therapy curriculum and student manual, Moving Beyond Sexually Abusive Behavior.
Sandy Lane, BSN, is retired from the Colorado Division of Youth Services. She also served as the clinical coordinator at RSA, Inc., one of the largest private agencies treating those who sexually offend in Colorado.