Female Sex Offenders who Co-Offend: A Product of Victimisation or Silent Offenders?

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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

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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

Strategies for Improving Therapeutic Engagement – David S. Prescott

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 – Roger Kennington

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

Update from the Prevention Committee – Jon Brown

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Update from the Prevention Committee The Prevention Committee continues to meet by phone on the first Wednesday of each month. If you are interested in joining the Committee please get in contact with Jon Brown, Committee Chair (jonb765@gmail.com) As we move into 2020 and the new decade, it is worth reflecting back on where we … Read more Update from the Prevention Committee – Jon Brown

Recent Press Release and Reports

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Recent Press Releases and Reports These press releases and reports have been published in the last few months. I hope they are of interest to the membership but the editorial team welcomes information from NOTA members about developments that have been missed and that should be items for inclusion in the next newsletter. Please contact … Read more Recent Press Release and Reports

Using Theatre to Highlight the Importance of Working with Sexual Harm Causers to Prevent Further Victims

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Using Theatre to Highlight the Importance of Working with Sexual Harm Causers to Prevent Further Victims: A Joint Venture between Circles UK and The Geese Theatre Company – Riana Taylor What did we do? Circles UK commissioned The Geese Theatre Company to create a production which illustrated the journey of a sexual harm causer[i] from … Read more Using Theatre to Highlight the Importance of Working with Sexual Harm Causers to Prevent Further Victims

Building Resilience in School Systems

Building Resilience in School Systems to Empower Staff to Respond Effectively to Children and Young People who Engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Dr Jane Willis and Dr Jerricah Holder The Consultation Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) is a NHS specialist psychological service in West Sussex, working therapeutically with children and young people who engage … Read more Building Resilience in School Systems

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