Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment

COU FS501 - Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the assessment and treatment of sex offenders and incorporates psychological, criminological, social and legal theoretical models used in understanding the various types of sex offenders. This course will also provide students with risk assessment and prevention models for treatment as well as current evidence based treatments for this population. Controversies regarding assessment and treatment of these offenders will be examined, as well as pertinent issues related to gender, age, and culture. Open only to students in the master’s program in Forensic and Counseling Psychology. Pre-requisite: PY522.