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Pathways Fifth Edition

By Timothy J. Kahn

For over three decades, the Pathways workbook has been a favorite resource for clinicians working with teens with sexual behavior problems.

The new fifth edition has been revised from cover to cover to make the workbook even more relevant for youths with problematic sexual behaviors, including those who have engaged in non-consensual sexual contact with peers as well as youths who have been viewing child sexual abuse materials (CSAM). Pathways, Fifth Edition, provides updated technology references while maintaining the familiar chapter organization. There is less focus on arousal conditioning methods and increased focus on building resilience and positive life experiences.

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Gendered Treatment Assessment: A Protocol for Women Who Have Sexually Offended

By Dawn Pflugradt, Bradley Allen, Megan Greene, Maricela Gamboa & Sarah Hoerl

This treatment assessment protocol has been written for guiding treatment planning for women who have committed sexually motivated offenses.

The organization of this book and the included Gendered Treatment Assessment Form are intended to be compatible with those assessment approaches or methodologies derived from a strengths-based treatment paradigm.

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Becoming the Woman I Want to Be

By David S. Prescott, LICSW; Dawn M. Pflugradt, PsyD; Bradley P. Allen, PhD, JD

This important new workbook focuses the Good Lives Model on women with a wide range of illegal or harmful behaviors, including but not limited to sexual abuse.

Built on the framework originated by David Prescott in Becoming the Man I Want to Be, this workbook has been adapted by Dawn Pflugradt and Bradley Allen, two leading experts in the treatment of adult women. They've given Becoming the Woman I Want to Be language and scenarios that speak directly to women, while retaining the straightforward approach originated by Prescott.

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Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems

By Rene McCreary

This treatment assessment protocol has been written for guiding treatment planning for women who have committed sexually motivated offenses.

The organization of this book and the included Gendered Treatment Assessment Form are intended to be compatible with those assessment approaches or methodologies derived from a strengths-based treatment paradigm.

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Familias sanas

by Timothy J. Kahn, Alejandro Leguízamo, PhD, & Maiteé Soto Crespo, Psy.D.

The Spanish-language edition of Healthy Families: A Guide for Parents of Children and Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems. The book gives parents the knowledge they need to make positive, informed, and healthy decisions as their children proceed through the treatment process in any type of outpatient or residential treatment program.
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Your Personal History

by Steven Sawyer

Your Personal History is a workbook to supplement treatment of sexual abusers. It has been created as a method to get your clients to reflect on and describe their lives. The exercises have been devised to instigate examination of your client's personal history, his relationships, family school and work history, as well as significant events in his life.
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The Road to Freedom

by Jill S. Levenson, Ph.D. and John W. Morin, Ph.D.

The Road to Freedom has been a staple of adult offender treatment for two decades. In this new, fourth edition, the authors have incorporated contemporary theories, models, and evidence-informed best practices for prevention of sexual re-offending, while keeping the structure of the previous edition to allow for easy transition from old to new.
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Getting the Most from Group

by Jerry L. Jennings and Steven Sawyer

Group therapy can be a powerful experience for those in treatment. Getting the Most from Group has been created as a motivational client workbook that supports group-centered treatment for adolescent and adult males. The book complements and augments overall treatment and group work by preparing clients to enter group therapy with hope and even optimism rather than apprehension. It is intended to motivate them to engage sooner and more meaningfully in treatment, especially in the early period of treatment.
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A Compelling Idea How We Become the Persons We Are

by Alan Sroufe

Memoir and science come together in A Compelling Idea to open a window into the personal and professional journey of a “superstar psychologist.”

From the beginning of his academic career, Alan’s motivation to pursue the study of human development was personal. Having been raised in a dysfunctional family, he wanted to know why he had the problems he did and how his mental health could be improved. A Compelling Idea is his personal story of this road to discovery.

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