Sex Offending Behaviors and Adults: A Look at Prevention and Intervention

Sex Offending Behaviors and Adults: A Look at Prevention and Intervention

Shane T. Spiker (Positive Behavior Supports Corp., USA)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2987-4.ch009
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Sex-related behavior can present challenges in the community and present serious impacts on individuals with special needs. When considering sex offender types of behavior, special considerations are made for supervision, prevention, and education for the individual and the community at large. William is an elderly gentleman who presents with inappropriate sexual behavior resulting in both child and adult victims. The following chapter discusses his history along with some unique challenges related to his sexual behavior, interventions considered as part of his treatment plan, and some lessons learned from working with William and his unique considerations.
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The below case study is one that discusses concepts related to Unconditioned Motivating Operations (UMOs) or motivations that are naturally occurring from birth, environmental manipulations, community based interventions, behaviors identified as sex offences by legal standards in the Southeast and some southern state programs for individuals with special needs. Additionally, this case study will include some barriers to treatment that require special considerations regarding multicultural competencies.

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