Sexual violence offenders

Prevention and intervention approaches
ACSSA Issues No. 5 – June 2006

You are in an archived section of the AIFS website. Archived publications may be of interest for historical reasons. Because of their age, they do not reflect current research data or AIFS' current research methodologies.

References

  • Abbey, A., Ross, L., McDuffie, D., & McAuslan, p. (1996). Alcohol and dating risk factors for sexual assault among college women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 20, 147-169.
  • Abel, G., & Rouleau, J. (1990). The nature and extent of sexual assault. In W. Marshall, D. Laws, & H. Barbaree (Eds.), Handbook of sexual assault: Issues, theories, and treatment of the offender (pp. 9-12). New York: Plenum Press.
  • Abracen, J., & Looman, J. (2004). Issues in the treatment of sexual offenders: Recent developments and directions for the future. Aggression and Violent Behaviors, 9, 229-246.
  • Aljazireh, L. (1993). Historical, environmental and behavioural correlates of sexual offending by male adolescents: A critical review. Behavioural Science and the Law, 11, 423-440.
  • American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edn., American Psychiatric Association, Washington.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (1996). Women's Safety Australia (Cat. No. 4128.0). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2002a). National Crime and Safety Survey (Cat. No. 4509.0). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2002b). Prisoners in Australia (Cat. No. 4517.0). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2004a). Recorded Crime: Victims, Australia (Cat. No. 4510.0). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2004b). Sexual assault in Australia: A statistical overview (Cat. No. 4523.0). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Australian Government Office for Women. (2005). Education resource pack: Identifying and avoiding abusive and violent relationships, Years 11 and 12. Canberra: Violence Against Women: Australia Says No Campaign, An Australian Government Initiative.
  • Bart, p. (1981). A study of women who both were raped and avoided rape. Journal of Social Issues, 37(4), 123-137.
  • Bart, P., & O'Brien, p. (1984). Stopping rape: Effective avoidance strategies. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 10(1), 83-101.
  • Bateman, p. (1991). The context of date rape. In B. Levy (Ed.), Dating violence: Young women in danger. Seattle: Seal Press.
  • Beck, A., & Mumola, C. (1999). Prisoners in 1998. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
  • Becker, J. V., Cunningham-Rathner, J., & Kaplan, M. (1986). Adolescent sexual offenders: Demographics, criminal and sexual histories, and recommendations for reducing future offences. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1(4), 431-435.
  • Becker, J. V., & Johnson, B. R. (2001). Treating juvenile sex offenders. In J. Ashford, B. Sales, & W. Reid (Eds.), Treating adult and juvenile offenders with special needs. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Benedict, J. (1998). Athletes and acquaintance rape. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Bradford, J. (1990). Can paedophilia be treated? The Harvard Mental Health Letter, 10(8), 8.
  • Bradford, J. (1993). The pharmacological treatment of the adolescent sex offender. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Brehm, S., & Kassin, S. (1989). Social psychology. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Breitenbecher, K., & Scarce, M. (1999). A longitudinal evaluation of the effectiveness of a sexual assault education program. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14(5), 459-478.
  • Bromfield, L., & Higgins, D. (2005). National comparison of child protection systems (Child abuse prevention issues No. 22). Melbourne: National Child Protection Clearinghouse, Australian Institute of Family Studies.
  • Brownmiller, S. (1975). Against our will: Men, women and rape. New York: Simon and Schuster.
  • Byers, E. S. (1996). How well does the traditional sexual script explain sexual coercion? Review of a program of research. In E. S. Byers, & L. O'Sullivan (Eds.), Sexual coercion in dating relationships. New York: Haworth Press.
  • Cann, J., Falshaw L., & Friendship, C. (2004). Sexual offenders discharged from prison in England and Wales. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 9, 1-10.
  • Carmody, M. (2003a). New approaches to sexual assault prevention. Practice and Prevention: Contemporary Issues in Adult Sexual Assault in NSW Conference, 12-14 February 2003, Sydney.
  • Carmody, M. (2003b). Sexual ethics and violence prevention. Social and Legal Studies, 12(2), 199-216.
  • Carmody, M. (2005). Ethical erotics: Reconceptualizing anti-rape education. Sexualities, 8(4), 465-480.
  • Carmody, M., & Carrington, K. (2000). Preventing sexual violence? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 33(3), 341-361.
  • Cautela, J. (1967). Covert sensitization. Psychological Reports, 20, 459-468.
  • Chung, D. (2005). Violence, control, romance and gender equality: Young women and heterosexual relationships. Women's Studies International Forum, 28, 445-455.
  • Colson, C. (1972). Olfactory aversion therapy for homosexual behavior. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 3, 185-187.
  • Connell, R. (1995). The men and the boys. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Connell, R. (2000). Masculinities. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Connolly, M., & Wolf, S. (1995). Services for juvenile sex offenders: Issues in establishing programs. Australian Social Work, 48(3), 3-10.
  • Cook, B., David, F., & Grant, A. (2001). Sexual violence in Australia (Australian Institute of Criminology Research and Public Policy Series No. 36). Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Cossins, A. (2000). Masculinities, sexualities and child sexual abuse. The Hague: Kluwer Law.
  • Curnow, R., Streker, P., & Williams, E. (1998). Juvenile justice report: Male adolescent program for positive sexuality. Melbourne: Department of Human Services, Victoria.
  • Davis, G., & Leitenberg, H. (1987). Adolescent sex offenders. Psychological Bulletin, 101(3), 417-427.
  • Daws, L., Brannock, J., Brooker, R., Patton, W., Smeal, G., & Warren, S. (1995). Young people's perceptions of and attitudes to sexual violence, Hobart: National Clearinghouse for Youth Studies.
  • Doren, D. (2002). Evaluating sex offenders: A manual for civil commitments and beyond. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Fernandez, J., & Loh, N. (2001). Crime and justice statistics for Western Australia, 2001. Perth: Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia.
  • Finkelhor, D., & Lewis, I. (1988). An epistemological approach to the study of child molestation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 528, 64.
  • Flanagan, K. (2003). Intervention with sexually abusive young people in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 9(2), 135-149.
  • Flood, M. (2002-2003) Engaging men: Strategies and dilemmas in violence prevention education among men. Women Against Violence, 13, 25-32.
  • Foshee, V., Bauman, K., Arriaga, X., Helms, R., Koch, G., Linder, G., & Fletcher, G. (2004). Assessing the long term effects of the Safe Dates Program and a booster in preventing and reducing adolescent dating violence victimization and perpetration. American Journal of Public Health, 94(4), 619-624.
  • Gebhard, p. H., Gagnon, J. H., Pomeroy, W. B., & Christenson, C.V. (1965). Sex offenders: An analysis of types. New York: Harper and Row.
  • Glaser, B. (1997). Paedophilia: The public health problem of the decade. In M. James (Ed.), Paedophilia, policy and prevention (Research and Public Policy Series No. 12). Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Grant, A. (2000). The historical development of treatment for adolescent sex offenders (Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice No. 145). Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Greenberg, D., Da Silva, J., & Loh, N. (2002). Evaluation of the Western Australian Sex Offender Treatment Unit (1987-1999): A quantitative analysis. Perth: Forensic Research Unit, University of Western Australia.
  • Greenfeld, L. (1997). Sex offences and offenders: An analysis of data and sexual assault. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
  • Hall, G. (1995). Sex offender recidivism revisited: A meta-analysis of recent treatment studies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 63, 802-809.
  • Hanson, K., & Gidycz, C. (1993). Evaluation of a sexual assault prevention program. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61(6), 1046-1052.
  • Hanson, R. K., Gordon, A., Harris, A. J. R., Marques, J. K., Murphy, W., Quinsey, V. L., & Seto, M. (2002). First report of the collaborative outcome data project on the effectiveness of psychological treatment for sex offenders. Sexual abuse: A journal of research and treatment, 14(2), 169-194.
  • Harrison, P., & Beck, A. (2003). Prisoners in 2002. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
  • Heath, M. (2005). The law and sexual offences against adults in Australia (Issues No. 4). Melbourne: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, Australian Institute of Family Studies.
  • Heppner, M., Neville, H., Smith, K., Kivlighan, D., & Gershuny, B. (1999). Examining immediate and long-term efficacy of rape prevention programming with racially diverse college men. Journal of Counselling Psychology, 46(1), 16-26.
  • Hird, M. (2000). An empirical study of adolescent dating aggression in the United Kingdom. Journal of Adolescence, 23, 69-78.
  • Hoffman, L. (1993). Exchanging voices: A collaborative approach to family therapy. London: Karnac.
  • Howells, K., Heseltine, K., Sarre, R., Davey, L., & Day, A. (2004). Correctional offender rehabilitation programs: The national picture in Australia. Adelaide: Forensic Psychology Research Group, University of South Australia.
  • James, M. (1996). Paedophilia (Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice No. 57). Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Jenkins, A. (1990). Invitations to responsibility: The therapeutic engagement of men who are violent and abusive. Adelaide: Dulwich Centre Publications.
  • Jones, E. (1993). Family systems therapy: Developments in Milan Systematic Therapies. Chichester: Wiley.
  • Keel, M. (2005). Prevention of sexual assault: Working with adolescents within the education system. Aware: ACSSA Newsletter, 8, 16-25.
  • Kitzinger, C., & Frith, C. (1999). Just say no? The use of conversation analysis in developing a feminist perspective on sexual refusal. Discourse and Society, 10(3), 293-316.
  • Kleck, G., & Sayles, S. (1990). Rape and resistance. Social Problems, 37(2), 149-162.
  • Koss, M., Gidycz, C., & Wisniewski, N. (1987). The scope of rape: Incidence and prevalence of sexual aggression and victimization in a national sample of higher education students. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55, 162-170.
  • Lab, S., Shields, G., & Schondel, C. (1993). Research note: An evaluation of juvenile sexual offender treatment. Crime and Delinquency, 39(4), 543-553.
  • Lancaster, E., & Lumb, J. (1999). Bridging the gap: Feminist theory and practice reality in work with the perpetrators of child sexual abuse. Child and Family Social Work, 4, 119-129.
  • Law Reform Commission of Victoria. (1988). Sexual offences against children (Report No. 18). Melbourne: Law Reform Commission of Victoria.
  • Laws, D. (2003). The rise and fall of relapse prevention. Australian Psychologist, 38(1), 22-30.
  • Laws, D., & Marshall, W. (2003). A brief history of behavioral and cognitive behavioral approaches to sexual offenders: Part 1, Early developments. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 15(2), 75-92.
  • Lievore, D. (2004). Recidivism of sexual assault offenders: Rates, risk factors and treatment efficacy. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Lievore, D. (2005). Thoughts on recidivism and rehabilitation of rapists. University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 11(1), 293-298.
  • Lonsway, K., Klaw, E., Berg, D., Waldo, C., Kothari, C., Mazurek, C., & Hegeman, K. (1998). Beyond 'No Means No': Outcomes of an intensive program to train peer facilitators for campus acquaintance rape education. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 13(1), 73-92.
  • Malamuth, N. (1989). The attraction to sexual aggression scale: Part two. Journal of Sexual Assault, 26, 324-354.
  • Mammone, N., Keeling, J., Sleeman, V., & McElhore M. (2002). A preliminary evaluation of the impact of an intensive treatment programme on the cognitive distortions of sexual offenders. Second Biennial International Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 4-6 April 2002, Sydney.
  • Mandeville-Norden, R., & Beech, A. (2004). Community-based treatment of sex offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 10(2), 193-214.
  • Mann, R. E. (2004). Innovations in sex offender treatment. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 10(2), 141-152.
  • Marques, J. (1999). How to answer the question: Does sex offender treatment work? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14(4), 437-451.
  • Marshall, W. (1993). The role of attachment, intimacy and loneliness in the etiology and maintenance of sexual offending. Sexual and Marital Therapy, 8, 109-121
  • Marshall, W. (1999). Current status of North American assessment and treatment programs for sexual offenders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14(3), 221-239.
  • Marshall, W., & Barbaree, H. (1990). Outcome of comprehensive cognitive-behavioural treatment programs. In W. Marshall, D. Laws, & H. Barbaree (Eds.), Handbook of sexual assault: Issues, theories, and treatment of the offender. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Marshall, W., & Laws, D. (2003). A brief history of behavioral and cognitive behavioral approaches to sexual offender treatment: Part 2, The modern era. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 15(2), 93-120.
  • Marshall, W., Ward, T., Mann, R., Moulden, H., Fernandez, Y., Serran, G., & Marshall, L. (2005). Working positively with sexual offenders: Maximizing the effectiveness of treatment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20(9), 1096-1114.
  • McGuire, J., & Priestly, p. (1985). Offending behaviour: Skills and stratagems for going straight. London: Batsford.
  • McIntosh, I., & Griffin, A. (2001). Teenage tolerance: A study of young people's experience and responses to violence and abuse. London: Women's Aid.
  • Mouzos, J., & Makkai, T. (2004). Women's experiences of male violence: Findings from the Australian component of the International Violence Against Women Survey. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Mulroney, J. (2003). Prevention programs for young people that promote healthy relationships. Practice and Prevention: Contemporary Issues in Adult Sexual Assault in NSW Conference, 12-14 February 2003, Sydney.
  • Neame, A. (2003). Differing perspectives on 'preventing' adult sexual assault. Aware: ACSSA Newsletter, 2, 8-14.
  • Neame, A., & Heenan, M. (2003). What lies behind the hidden figure of sexual assault? Issues of prevalence and disclosure (Briefing No. 1). Melbourne: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, Australian Institute of Family Studies.
  • Office of Crime Statistics and Research. (2002). Crime and justice in South Australia 2001: Offences reported to police, the victims and alleged perpetrators, A statistical report. Adelaide: Attorney-General's Department.
  • O'Leary, P., Chung, D., & Zannettino, L. (2004). National comparative assessment of programs for men who are violent towards their female partners. Canberra: Office for Status of Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
  • Parissa, S. (2002). Boys behaving badly: Popular literature on the mis/behaviour of male team sports athletes in North America. Sociology of Sport, 27(1), 97-102.
  • Parrot, A. (1991). Institutional response: How can acquaintance rape be prevented? In A. Parrot & L. Bechhofer (Eds.), Acquaintance rape: The hidden crime. New York: Wiley.
  • Patton, W., & Mannison, M. (1995). Sexual coercion in high school dating. Sex Roles, 33(5), 447-457.
  • Pease, B. (2004-2005). Rethinking profeminist men's behaviour change programs. Women Against Violence: An Australian Feminist Journal, 16, 32-40.
  • Pithers, W. (1990). Relapse prevention with sexual aggressors: A method for maintaining therapeutic gain and enhancing external supervision. In W. Marshall, D. Laws, & H. Barbaree (Eds.), Handbook of sexual assault: Issues, theories, and treatment of the offender. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Plummer, K. (1991). Understanding childhood sexualities. In T. Sandfort, E. Brongersma, & A. van Naerssen (Eds.), Male intergenerational intimacy: Historical, socio-psychological, and legal perspectives. New York: Harrington Park Press.
  • Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission. (2003). Seeking justice: An inquiry into how sexual offences are handled by the Queensland criminal justice system. Brisbane: Crime and Misconduct Commission.
  • Queensland Police Service. (2001). Annual statistical review 2000-2001. Brisbane: Queensland Police Service.
  • Quinsey, V., & Earls, C. (1990). The modification of sexual preferences. In W. Marshall, D. Laws, & H. Barbaree (Eds.), Handbook of sexual assault: Issues, theories, and treatment of the offender. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Quinsey, V., & Marshall, W. (1983). Procedures for reducing inappropriate sexual arousal: An evaluation review. In G. Greer, & I. Stuart (Eds.), The sexual aggressor: Current perspectives on treatment. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.
  • Reavey, p. (Ed.). (2003). New feminist stories of child sexual abuse. London: Routledge.
  • Russo, L. (2000). Date rape: A hidden crime (Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice No. 157). Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Saleebey, D. (2002). The strengths perspective in social work practice (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Sapp, A., & Vaughn, M. (1990). Juvenile sex offender treatment at state-operated correctional institutions. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 34, 131-146.
  • Schewe, P., & O'Donohue, W. (1993). Rape prevention: Methodological problems and new directions. Clinical Psychology Review, 13, 667-682.
  • Schwartz, B. K., & Cellini, H. R. (1997). The sex offender: New insights, treatment innovations and legal development. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.
  • Schweitzer, R., & Dwyer, J. (2003). Sex crime recidivism: Evaluation of a sexual offender treatment program. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18(11), 1292-1310.
  • Serber, M. (1970). Shame aversion therapy. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1, 213-215.
  • Shepard, M., & Pence, E. (Eds.). (1999). Coordinated community responses to domestic violence: Lessons from Duluth and beyond. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Smallbone, S., & Ransley, J. (2005). Legal and psychological controversies in the preventive incapacitation of sexual offenders. University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 11(1), 299-305.
  • Smith, C., Huxley, J., & McKernan, K. (2004). Kinks, cubes and cyberspace: Working with young people to prevent sexual violence. Home Truths: Stop Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: A National Challenge, 15-17 September 2004, Melbourne.
  • Smith, S., Wampler, R., Jones, J., & Reifman, A. (2005). Differences in self-report measures by adolescent sex offender risk group. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 49(1), 82-106.
  • Sundermann, M., & Jaffe, p. G. (1995). Violence prevention in secondary (high) schools. In E. Peled, p. Jaffee, & J. L. Edleson (Eds.), Ending the cycle of violence: Community responses to children of battered women. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Taylor, C. (2004). Court licensed abuse: Patriarchal lore and the legal response to intrafamilial abuse of children. New York: Peter Lang.
  • Tomison, A., & Poole, L. (2000). Preventing child abuse and neglect: Findings from an Australian audit of prevention programs. Melbourne: National Child Protection Clearinghouse, Australian Institute of Family Studies.
  • Urbis Keys Young. (2004). National framework for sexual assault prevention. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Victorian Law Reform Commission. (2003). Sexual offences interim report. Melbourne: Victorian Law Reform Commission.
  • Victorian Police. (2002). Crime statistics 2000-01. Melbourne: Victorian Police, Melbourne.
  • Vivian-Byrne, S. (2002). Using context and difference in sex offender treatment: An integrated systematic approach. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 8, 59-73.
  • Vivian-Byrne, S. (2004). Changing people's minds. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 10(2), 181-192.
  • Ward, T., & Beech, A. (2006). An integrated theory of sexual offending. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11, 44-63.
  • Weisz, A., & Black, B. (2001). Evaluating a sexual assault and dating violence prevention program for urban youths. Social Work Research, 25(2), 89-100.
  • Western Australia Crime Research Centre and Donovan Research. (2001). Young people and domestic violence: National research on young people's attitudes and experiences of domestic violence. Canberra: Western Australia Crime Research Centre and Donovan Research.
  • White, M. (2000). Reflections on narrative practice: Essays and interviews, Adelaide: Dulwich Centre Publications.
  • Wortley, R., & Smallbone, S. (2006). Applying situational principles to sexual offences against children. In R. Wortley, & S. Smallbone (Eds.), Situational prevention and child sexual abuse. Annandale: Federation Press.
  • Young, J. E. (1990). Cognitive therapy for personality disorders: A schema-focused approach. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.