This two-part session takes an in-depth look at the complexities of supervising and treating individuals who commit child sexual abuse. Drawn from more than fifty years of experience working with sex offenders, Dr. Tanner will examine how supervising agencies and treatment agencies can best work together. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to; mistakes we make, current and emerging modalities of supervision/treatment, emerging issues regarding digital offenders, grooming of professionals – losing track of case plans, understanding polygraph, Androgen Deprivation – good or bad, and estimating risk.
Identify the five common motivations of adults who sexually abuse children.
Identify and avoid the nine common errors we make when working with sex offenders.
Effectively defuse the four cognitive approaches sex offenders use to deny offending.
Avoid the ten common phrases which increase trauma for survivors.