Relationship to victim. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 10 1 Several studies have used statistical techniques such as stepwise regression to identify the best combination of predictor variables within a single sample e.
The offenses, rather than being accurately labeled, are often dismissed as being a product of normal sexual curiosity, as normal male adolescent behaviour, or as purely situational Graves et al. Adolescent child molesters tend to be more introverted and, in part, engage in the molestation of younger children because of a fear of age-appropriate male-female relationships Katz, Adolescent child molesters: Clinical observations.
Another important component of the treatment process is the use of accurate assessment tools to ensure there is a match between the needs of the offender and the resources of the risk assessments for juvenile sex offenders in Alberta provider. Psychiatric diagnoses in adolescent sex offenders.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Individuals working with sex offenders must have received additional training on the assessment of sex offenders.
American Journal of Psychotherapy, 44 4 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62, Treatment of denial in adolescent sex offenders and their families.
These policies are currently being reviewed and updated in accordance with the YCJA. DeValve and Andrew Lejeune. Research The province has contracted researchers at the University of Winnipeg to conduct validation studies on all the assessment instruments.
Researchers also assessed for clarity of purpose and criteria, feasibility in terms of human resources and for user friendliness. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 35 1 , The ISA is completed for all young offenders upon intake to a custodial facility for both those denied pre-trial detention and those remanded to custody.