Female Sex Offenders who Co-Offend: A Product of Victimisation or Silent Offenders? – Fionnuala Whelan This year in Belfast, I presented my research on females who perpetrated child sexual abuse (CSA) with a male accomplice. Exploring the social construction of these co-offending females provides an insight into whether they are perceived as offenders or victims … Read more Female Sex Offenders who Co-Offend: A Product of Victimisation or Silent Offenders?
At the Crossroads 2.0: Future directions in sex offender treatment and assessment – Kasia Uzieblo, Minne De Boeck & Kieran McCartan NL-ATSA (the chapter of ATSA based in the Netherlands and Belgium), the University Forensic Centre (UFC) and the University of Antwerp organized the second edition of the conference ‘At the Crossroads: Future directions in … Read more At the Crossroads 2.0: Future directions in sex offender treatment and assessment
Ruth Mann 01 September 1965 – 25 April 2020 NOTA was extremely saddened to hear that Ruth Mann died recently around three years after she was first diagnosed with cancer. Ruth was an early supporter of NOTA and served on its National Executive Committee in the early 1990s. Later she was an Associate Editor of the … Read more In Memory of Ruth Mann
NOTA International Conference POSTPONED It has been necessary for NOTA to postpone the September 2020 International Conference until next year the new dates are Wednesday 19th May – Friday 21st 2021 We have taken this step as it increasingly seemed impossible to guarantee either a safe or viable event for our delegates nor speakers due … Read more NOTA Conference POSTPONED
Strategies for Improving Therapeutic Engagement Before reading further, you may wish to ask yourself: Have you ever come across a colleague whose methods were so unusual that you swore you would never refer a client to them? Have you ever interacted with a colleague and believed them to be burned out? On the other hand, … Read more Strategies for Improving Therapeutic Engagement – David S. Prescott
NOTA Individualised Treatment Programme: David Briggs, Stephanie Hill & Roger Kennington It is with great pleasure the NOTA Individualised Treatment Programme is now completed and ready for launch. The Programme has been developed on behalf of the NOTA Practice and Policy Committee with support from previous and current Chairs and has been peer reviewed by … Read more NOTA Individualised Treatment Programme – Roger Kennington
Recently Published Articles of Interest to NOTA Members An explorative study on perpetrators of child sexual exploitation convicted alongside others (May 2020)https://www.iicsa.org.uk/publications/research/perpetrators-child-sexual-exploitation-convicted-alongside-others Child sexual abuse in custodial institutions (April 2020)https://www.iicsa.org.uk/publications/research/csa-custodial-institutions Safeguarding children from sexual abuse in residential schools (April 2020)https://www.iicsa.org.uk/publications/research/safeguarding-children-sexual-abuse-residential-schools The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its report into institutional responses to … Read more Recently Published Articles of Interest to NOTA Members