BLESS ME FATHER FOR I HAVE SINNED Perspectives on Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests

Author: Plante (Thomas G.) Ed. by:
Year: 1999
Publisher: Praeger
Edition Details: 1st US Edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9780275963866
Price: 60.00
Hardback. Foreword by Sylvia M. Demarest. A tremendous amount of media attention has been devoted to revealing sexual abuse perpetrated by Roman Catholic priests. These essays outline a clinical and research agenda for professionals dealing with clergy sexual abuse. They should enable research clinical professionals, and clergy to identify the relevant issues in the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of child and adolescent sexual abuse committed by Roman Catholic priests. Leading experts in the field from the United States and Canada have offered their different perspectives on this compelling problem including victim profiles for determining who is at risk. Chapter headings include : What Do We Know About Roman Catholic Priests Who Sexually Abuse Minors?; Sexuality in Priesthood; Beginning an Intervention in Clergy Sexual Abuse; Forensic Psychological Evaluations in Clergy Abuse; Neuropsychological Findings in Clergy Who Sexually Abuse; Psychological Treatment of Priest Sex Offenders; The Problem of Prevention in Clergy Sexual Abuse; Hear Our Cries: Victim-Survivors of Clergy Sexual Misconduct; Conclusion: Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests: Current Status, Future Objectives. References follow each chapter. With Index. 181pp. 8vo. h/back. With a few light pencil markings to text by previous owner, which are easily erased o/w F. with glazed covers, dw. not required


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