Exploring the Offence Process and Treatment of Sexual Offending

Sexual Abuse
Youth Justice

Posted: 05 December 2017
Website: www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
Telephone: 01772 893408

Event Time: 9.30am to 4pm
Event Venue: UCLan, Preston
Event Cost: £60 per delegate

Brief summary:

This lecture provides an examination of different models which attempt to explain how sexual offences are committed. It also explores the different methods available for working with sexual offending such as pharmacotherapy, treatment programmes and other therapeutic approaches.

At the end of the lecture participants will be able to:

  • Identify some of the options available for dealing with sexual offending behaviour
  • Consider the ethical implications of these approaches
  • Understand the psychological processes involved in problematic sexual behaviour.

Who should attend?

Practitioners currently working with individuals who pose a risk of sexual harm to others.

This event does not include an assessment. On completion, participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance which will include the CPD hours achieved.

About the facilitator:

Ruth Parkes, Lecturer at UCLan: 

Prior to working for UCLan, Ruth worked for the Probation Service for 11 years. Ruth’s main areas of expertise are assessment, supervision and intervention with men convicted of sexual offences and domestic abuse and she is a trainer in tools such as ViSOR and Risk Matrix 2000. Ruth is currently undertaking a PhD exploring the experiences of criminal justice professionals who analyse sexual offending material.

How to book:

Advanced booking is required.

Please contact the CPD team on 01772 893408 or socialworkcpd@uclan.ac.uk for a booking form and payment instructions.

Drink refreshments will be provided.

Discount may be available if you are a carer, service user or unemployed. Enquire for eligibility.

Visit uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd for details of all CPD events and courses available.

Other Sexual Offending Lectures Available:

  • Theories of the Onset and Development of Sexual Offending Behaviour (21 February 2018)
  • Identifying and Managing the Risk (18 April 2018)
  • Practitioner Skills (16 May 2018)
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