Jul 22, 2024  
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FPSY 4070U – Sexual Offenders


This course will provide a broad understanding of sexual offending. This will include description of the various types of sexual offending (e.g., offenses against child and adult victims, non-contact and online offending) and critical evaluation of theories used to explain sexual offending. This will be followed by an introduction to evidence-based practice with sexual offenders in terms of approaches to the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders. This will include an emphasis on risk assessment and approaches to rehabilitation. Consideration will also be given to measurement of the effectiveness of treatment. The course may emphasize oral presentations, class participation and other weekly in-class assessments.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0
Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing in Forensic Psychology
Experiential learning: Yes



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