ERIC Number: ED439307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Brief and Extended Interventions in Sexual Abuse. Second Edition.
Rencken, Robert H.
This book provides a framework for understanding the dimensions (scope, taxonomy, philosophy) and dynamics (individual, familial, societal) of pedosexual behavior, particularly child sexual abuse. It focuses on the implementation of integrated intervention strategies for any professional facing these issues. It attempts to provide comprehensive yet understandable information to a range of counselors and mental health professionals who may not be a specialist in the area of childhood sexual abuse. This revised edition provides options for brief interventions. Brief interventions are responsive to the changing climate of today and may provoke some positive shifts away from specialized, structured treatment. Chapters include: (1) "Overview of the Problem"; (2) "Intervention Strategies with Victims of Abuse"; (3) "Intervention Strategies in the Treatment of Offenders"; (4) "Intervention Strategies in the Treatment of Family and Adult Survivors"; (5) "Case Studies"; and (6) "The Road Ahead." (Contains 185 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Brief Psychotherapy, Change Strategies, Child Abuse, Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Intervention, Mental Health, Sexual Abuse
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304-3300. Tel: 800-347-6647 (Toll Free); Tel: 703-823-9800; Fax: 703-823-0252.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA.