sex offenders behavior and treatment
Michael Age 42 close
Living Conditions: Currently lives with his mother. As an adult, has never lived with an intimate partner.
Prior Non-Sexual Violence History: None
Prior Sex Offenses: Convicted of child molestation of a 13-year-old boy he was mentoring.
Prior Sentencing Dates: None
Convictions for Non-Contact Sex Offenses: Charged and convicted with possession of child pornography.
Select one of the following theories that may help to explain the offender’s behavior:
Social Learning theories
Finkelhor’s Precondition Model
Marshall and Barbaree’s integrated theory
Hall and Hirshman’s Quadripartite Model
Ward and Siegart’s Pathways Model
Malamuth’s Confluence Model
Identify the offender and theory you selected.
Explain the actions of the offender through the lens of the theory.
Explain what drives the offender’s sexually deviant behavior.
Explain how the theory may help in the treatment of the offender.