Juvenile Treatment

Course Number: SOT 707
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor:
  • Dr. April Young
This course will provide students with an understanding of the complete process of working with juvenile sexual offenders. Content includes: 1) Understand what the term juvenile sex offender and how it relates to treatment; 2) Understand the ways juveniles can enter treatment; 3) Know the difference and similarities between adult offenders and juvenile offenders; 4) General knowledge of the etiology of juvenile offending and victimization; 5) Understand the juvenile treatment and its multi-disciplinary process; 6) Knowledge of treatment modalities and goals; 7) Understand the importance of the therapeutic relationship with juveniles; 8) Understanding the importance of self-care when working with offenders.