Sexual Offender Treatment

Course Number: CLS 710
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor:
  • Dr. Carol Clark
This course will focus on 1) defining the types of sex offenders as per the DSM 5; 2) defining the legal definitions related to sex offending; 3) recognizing the differing dynamics and underlying motives related to stranger rape, acquaintance rape, child molestation, incest, sexual harassment, sex addiction and paraphilias; 4) best treatment practice according to the type of offense, including cognitive-behavioral, trauma intervention, medical, and group therapy; 5) assessment and treatment of the family of a sex offender; and 6) developing and implementing a treatment plan for sex offenders under supervision.