Relapse prevention RP plays a major role in the vast number of treatment programs for sexual offenders. However, despite its widespread application, questions have been raised regarding the uncritical adoption of the approach R. Hanson, More specifically, the way in which it is presented to sexual offenders has been criticized for being unhelpfully negative in focus Mann, and it has been suggested that treatment should adopt a broader focus on improving quality of life T. Ward and C.
Relapse Prevention with Sex Offenders
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Approximately 20 percent of the inmates in Washington correctional facilities and 18 percent of individuals on community supervision are serving time for sexual crimes, making their management and treatment a major concern for the Department of Corrections DOC and the community. DOC and its partners have a comprehensive system consisting of confinement, treatment, supervision, notification and civil commitment whose ultimate goal is public safety. Explore the following sections to learn more sex offender treatment in correctional facilities and in the community:. The Department operates prison treatment programs for male and female offenders at four prison sites:. Expansion of SOTAP at the SOU is in response to to an increasing number of offenders with serious mental illness who are in need of access to sexual deviancy treatment. At any given time, there are approximately clients actively participating in the SOTAP between the four prison sites. The program provides prison based treatment to approximately clients annually.
Approach Versus Avoidance Goals in Relapse Prevention with Sexual Offenders
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