This intermediate course introduces the evidence based human service principles of risk, needs, and responsivity (RNR) as applied to treatment and management of sexual offenders. Specific assessment tools for use with sexual offenders will be discussed in the RNR context.
Author: Gerry Blasingame, Psy.D
This intermediate level course is intended to aide clinicians in developing individualized intervention plans when working with individuals who have offended sexually.
CE Units: 2
1. Participants will be able to apply the risk, need, and responsivity principles to treatment planning for individuals who have offended sexually
2. Participants will be able to differentiate the seven primary criminogenic needs from non-criminogenic needs
3. Participants will be able to identify the impact of following the RNR principles on recidivism rates
4. Participants will be able to identify evidence based strategies for treatment of individuals who have offended sexually.
CASOMB: Domain 3, Topic 2 “Risk, needs, and responsivity principles applied to sex offender treatment”