You are booking Module 3 of the Professional Certificate in Therapeutic Practice with Sex Offenders. The full Certificate, which consists of 5 modules, has been developed to provide counsellors, psychotherapists and other practitioners such as psychologists, probation officers, social workers and project workers with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to work therapeutically with this client group. The course also prepares practitioners to work with partners of such individuals and with couples, where one party is at risk of sexual offending.

Module 1 timings :

Saturday: Arrive 9.30 for start at 10 a.m.  Finish at 6 p.m.

Sunday: Arrive 9 for 9.30 a.m.  Finish at 4 p.m.

Date: 12/09/2020 at 8:30am
End date: 13/09/2020 at 4:00pm
Trainer: Dr Andrew Smith

Workshop Description

Module 3

Day 1 : Saturday 12th Sep 2020

Power, Control and Paraphilias/Sexual Assault and Rape (Andrew Smith)

  • Psychological and sociological perspectives on power
  • Sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities
  • Psychopathology, personality disordered sexual offenders
  • Different paraphilias
  • When is sado-masochism a clinical problem?
  • Treating voyeurs
  • Treating exhibitionism
  • Treating idiosyncratic harmful fetishes
  • What constitutes rape and different forms of rape
  • Different forms of rape, illustrating different motivations and different triggers
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Different therapeutic approaches to treatment for individuals who perpetrate sexual assault and rape of adults 

Day 2 : Sunday 13th Sep 2020

Working with Neuroatypical and Adolescent Offenders (Andrew Smith)

  • Definitions: Learning disabilities, learning difficulties, Autistic spectrum, Asperger Syndrome Neuroatypical and Neuroatypical people
  • The relationship between Neuroatypical people and sexual offending
  • Best practice when working with Neuroatypical people who pose a sexual risk
  • How did sex seem when you were an adolescent?
  • How adolescent sexual offending is similar and different to adult sexual offending
  • Adolescent sex offenders and denial
  • Adolescent sex offenders and victim empathy
  • Adolescent sex offenders with attachment trauma problems
  • Adolescent sex offenders with male entitlement schema
  • Working with adolescent sex offenders who are in care settings

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations of workshops made less than 21 days before the course start date will be charged in full. Any refunds will incur a 12% administration charge. Where we cancel the workshop, we will refund your full course fee, however we will not be liable for any expenses incurred.