ERIC Number: EJ699138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-1
Reference Count: 30
The Impact of Risk Factors on the Treatment of Adolescent Sex Offenders
Kelley, Sharon M.; Lewis, Kathy; Sigal, Janet
Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, v24 n2 p67 Apr 2004
The authors investigated the impact that 5 selected risk factors have on the treatment outcome of adolescent male sex offenders. The results indicated that the greatest risk factor among sex offenders was having a mother who had a substance abuse problem. Study participants were 35 adolescent boys in a New Jersey residential facility for emotionally disturbed boys. All participants had been charged with committing sexual offenses and had taken part in the agency's sex offenders program.
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Family Characteristics, Substance Abuse, Risk, Crime, Sexual Abuse, Emotional Disturbances, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Counseling Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jersey; New Jersey