From Risk to Rehabilitation: Understanding and Treating People Who Sexually Abuse
David S. Prescott, LCSW
This workshop has been approved for three formal CEUs by NASW VT
From the origins of the child welfare system to the #metoo movement, preventing sexual violence has been at the forefront of efforts by social workers to build healthier lives and safer communities for all. This workshop examines what we do and don’t know about people who abuse. It explores re-offense rates of adults and juveniles, provides an overview of assessment methods, and provides discussion around what works in treatment, including with individuals who deny harming others. The presenter has produced 20 book projects on this and related topics, presided over the world’s largest professional organization for treating people who sexually abuse, and has presented on these topics around the world.
Learning objectives:Participants will be able to discuss:
- The latest studies of sexual re-offense and their implications for practice
- The major risk factors for sexual abuse
- Three principles of effective intervention
- Key components and approaches of treatment programming
- Characteristics of effective treatment providers
- Ideas for working with people who deny sexually abusing others
About the Presenter
David Prescott is the Clinical Services Development Director for the Becket Family of Services. He also provides consultation to agencies around the world. Mr. Prescott has produced 20 book projects and numerous articles and chapters in the areas of assessing, treating sexual violence and trauma, and psychotherapy for diverse conditions. His work has been translated into Japanese, Korean, German, Polish, French, and Spanish. Mr. Prescott is a past president of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, the largest professional organization of its kind in the world. He is the recipient of three lifetime awards from international professional organizations.
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- The workshop will begin at 1:00 PM EST.
- There will be a break at the midpoint
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