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Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth

for professionals in psychology, behavioral health, social work, and criminal justice

Presented by Dr. April Young

Videos

The videos below include Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of Dr. April Young’s training on Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth.

Part 1:
Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth

(Dr. April Young)

Part 2:
Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth

(Dr. April Young)

Part 3:
Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth

(Dr. April Young)

Part 4:
Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment for Adults and Youth

(Dr. April Young)

Description:

This training provided a general overview of the treatment and assessment of both juvenile and adult sex offenders. Learn the definition of sexual offender from a legal and clinical perspective, the role of the therapist in the field of sexual offending, and the sexual offender subtypes and typologies. This presentation also articulates the differences and similarities between adult and juvenile offenders and the respective treatment and multi-disciplinary processes. The assessments, tools, and elements required for conducting psychosexual evaluations are also covered.

Objectives:

  • Define sexual offender from a legal and clinical perspective.
  • Explain the therapist’s role in the field of sexual offending.
  • List sexual offender subtypes and typologies.
  • Articulate differences and similarities between adult and juvenile offenders and the respective treatment and multi-disciplinary processes.
  • Describe the etiology of juvenile offending and victimization.
  • Describe the assessments, tools, and elements required to conduct a psychosexual evaluation for adults and juveniles.

 

Date Presented: Tues., Apr. 26, 2022, 8:30am – 5pm Central
Date Training Expires: April 26, 2022

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About the Speaker

Dr. April Young

Ph.D.

April Young graduated from Troy University in 2013 with a Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology during her tenure as a law enforcement officer with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. While at the Sheriff’s Office, she worked with sexual predators and offenders as a Detective from 2009 to 2013. Upon leaving the Sheriff’s Office, she continued her work with sexual offenders from a therapeutic perspective. In 2013, Mrs. Young began working with juvenile sexual offenders as a contracted therapist for court ordered youth. In 2015, she continued her work as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a certification in the treatment of sexual offenders from the Association of Forensic Counselors. Dr. Young is considered an expert witness in the Juvenile Courts in several Florida districts. She is also a clinical member of Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

These trainings were funded in whole or in part by funds from the SAMHSA Community Mental Health Block Grant, SAMHSA Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant and state funds sub-granted from the Nebraska Department of Health and Services, Division of Behavioral Health.