Date & Time
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
496 Sex Offense Treatment for Individuals With Neurocognitive and Developmental Disorders: Practical Applications*

Research indicates treatment adaptations are necessary for clients with neurocognitive and developmental delays to be successful in sex offense treatment. This presentation will outline common challenges that warrant adaptive treatment and common adaptations made for treatment. Practical applications will be discussed through comparing traditional treatment assignments to adapted assignments and providing case examples. Treatment approaches are based on cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Educational Objectives:

Recognize different neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders that require adapted treatment approaches

Differentiate between traditional treatment approaches and adapted treatment approaches

Describe application of adapted treatment approaches

Level: Basic

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