Program for Men Who Use Prostitutes
This brief program is educational and interactive. The program is designed to engage men in a self-assessment that leads to new self-understanding, and changed attitudes and behavior. The program components include intake, small group sessions, self- assessment exercises, pre/post attitude questionnaire, and an anonymous program evaluation.
Sexual Offender Treatment
We provide effective outpatient treatment to adolescents and adults who are at risk to commit a harmful sexual act or who have committed an illegal sexual offense. Whenever possible we include their families in the treatment process. We use a treatment model that empowers client to improve their lives, manage risk for future harmful behaviors, and increases the safety of the community.
Treatment begins with intake sessions where available records are reviewed and personal interviews are completed. Intake considerations include personal history, trauma, attachment, mental health diagnosis, patterns of sexual behaviors, family and relationships. Using a unique battery of assessment instruments to set the stage for customized treatment allowing for focused treatment and optimized time and effort.
After intake is completed we develop a treatment plan and assign clients to a treatment group (if appropriate) is determined. Treatment typically consists of weekly group therapy and monthly individual and or family therapy.
The outpatient sex offender treatment program is comprised of education and therapy using a group process. Treatment covers a number of topics all related to personal and sexual history, patterns of abusive behaviors, relationships, communication, impact of harmful behavior, management of emotions, healthy sexuality and developing a prevention plan to prevent relapse.
Length of treatment depends on each client’s needs and level of motivation.
Brief Therapy Program for Men Who Use Pornography
This program is based on brief therapy theory and utilizes a variety of methods to provide support, education, self-assessment and understanding, resulting in attitude and behavior change as the long- term goal.
This evaluation consists of one or more interviews with the client. Several questionnaires, indexes and assessments are completed including sexual inventories specifically designed for the evaluation of sex offenders. Psychosexual Evaluations, also known as risk evaluations, consist of one or more interviews with the client. Several questionnaires, indexes and assessments will be completed including sexual inventories specifically designed for the evaluation of sex offenders. Contacts may be made with the client’s family, attorney, investigating office, community service officer, other therapists and/or others who may be involved and can verify a client’s personal and offense history. These evaluations can be completed at our office or while the offender is in custody.
The purpose of this evaluation is to determine:
- The risk of recidivism
- Treatment recommendations
- Specific risk factors
- Willingness to comply with treatment recommendations
- Barriers to engagement in treatment
- Strengths and protective factors that may mitigate risk
This therapy takes place in an individual setting. This is designed to help those who have not been charged with an offense, but exhibit problematic sexual behaviors.
A diagnostic assessment consists of an interview with the client to create a report that documents the client’s mental health functioning and needs. The report includes the client’s current mental health status, history, the nature and severity of mental illness or behavioral difficulties, functional impairment, strengths and resources. A diagnostic assessment is necessary to determine a client’s need and eligibility for mental health services.