Interventions for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Research, Theory and Treatment

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Scientific Rating:
NR
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
Medium
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About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Interventions for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Research, Theory and Treatment has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Sexual Behavior Problems Treatment (Children), but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Children aged 7-12 years who have sexual behavior problems and their parent(s)/caretakers

For children/adolescents ages: 7 – 12

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 7 – 12

Brief Description

This program is designed especially for professionals who work with school-age children exhibiting sexual behaviors problems. The program provides insights and intervention strategies. Interventions for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Research, Theory and Treatment is designed to help and heal child and family using a full array of activities to help foster key life skills such as safety planning, relationship skills, emotional expressive skills and empathy, cognitive coping, and self-regulation.


Program Goals:

The goals of Interventions for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Research, Theory and Treatment are:

  • Reduce a child’s risk to engage in further inappropriate/abusive sexual behaviors
  • Facilitate safety/prevention planning
  • Improve the parent-child relationship
  • Enhance emotional expressive skills and affect regulation
  • Alter cognitive distortions
  • Resolve issues related to past trauma and/or abuse
  • Improve social skills
  • Provide age appropriate psychosexual educations
  • Develop accurate and positive self-perceptions

Contact Information

Name: Lesley Lundeberg, MSW, LCSW
Agency/Affiliation: State of Utah, Division of Child and Family Services
Email:
Phone: (801) 898-6231
Name: Ryan Grant, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
Agency/Affiliation: Valley Mental Health
Email:

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: September 2013

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: April 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: October 2011