Date & Time
Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
326 Treatment for Sexual Offenders: Using a Risk-Need Driven Positive Psychology Model

The Michigan Department of Corrections transformed how it assesses and treats sexual offenders. The presenters will discuss what was not working, what was changed (e.g., evidence-based assessment and treatment), the results arising from these changes, and next steps.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the need for external and internal expertise, training, quality assurance, and inclusion of stakeholders in a treatment program for sexual offenders
  • Review empirically validated risk and needs assessments for individuals with a history of sexual offending
  • Summmarize manualized therapy and The Good Lives Model positive psychology



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