Description: Beginning with an overview of theories explaining sexual deviancy the course examines high-risk factors for offending. The scope of sexual deviance is discussed. Statistics about perpetrators and victims provides participants with a perspective on the prevalence of sexual abuse problems in our society. Elements important to the prevention of sex offenses, methods for handling sex offense incidents, what constitutes sexual abuse including touching and non-touching behaviors, and behavioral signs that children may be abuse victims are covered.
1. Participants will be able to discuss five theoretical explanations of sexual deviancy.
2. Participants will be able to identify risk factors for sexual offending.
3. Participants will be able to define types of paraphilia.
4. Participants will be able to identify interventions for handling sex abuse incidents.
5. Participants will be able to identify psychological and physical signs of sexual abuse.
CE Credits: 2
Hour One: Theories of sexual deviancy, Risk factors of sexual offending, Paraphilia defined.
Hour Two: Sex abuse counseling, Management issues for sex abuse incidents, Signs and symptoms of sex abuse: psychological and physical.
CE Broker#: HS 20-11303, OL 20-11304
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Purpose: To equip counselors to identify and assess more accurately for sexual problems and sexual abuse issues.
Content Areas: Sexual abuse, Abuse and trauma, Social and cultural foundations, Professional orientation/readiness, Domestic violence, Risk management.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals.
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