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Parallel Sessions

We are happy to announce that these parallel sessions will be presented at our conference in Trondheim, Norway:


Technology-assisted harmful sexual behaviour among children and adolescents – Understanding and intervening

Jennifer Allotey


Do the sexual fantasies of minor-attracted people differ depending on the target?

Ross M. Bartels


An overview of the development and therapeutic approach of Stand Strong, Walk Tall and Det Finnes Hjelp 

Sarah Beggs Christofferson, & Christine Friestad


The Danish Sexual Offender Treatment and Research Program (DASOP): Possible effects on criminal reoffending?

Susanne Bengtson, Ellids Kristensen, Michael Ibsen, & Niklas Långström


Protective and desistance factors among individuals who have committed a sexual offense (ICSO): Need for a clarified articulation

Caroline Benouamer, Emilie Telle, Luca A. Tiberi, Romanie Andris, Louise Desclin, & Thierry H. Pham


Links between aggression-related sexual fantasies, sexual harassment and the use of coercive strategies in men and women

Joseph B. Birke, & Rebecca Bondü


A dialogical tool for prevention of harmful sexual behavior among adolescents

Ulla Bjørndahl, & Rona Eriksen Andersgaard


Play it Right part 2: A dialogical tool for prevention of harmful sexual behavior among adolescents with intellectual disabilities

Ulla Bjørndahl, & Rona Eriksen Andersgaard


Prison climate and rehabilitation of men with sexual convictions: The relationship between relationships, readiness and compassion

Nicholas Blagden


The Corbett Centre: A case study for reintegration of people with sexual convictions

Nicholas Blagden, & Eve Penford


Adverse childhood experiences, trauma-informed principles and sexual violence risk assessment: Are we where we need to be? 

Laura Bowden, & Emily Glorney


Developing and delivering a trauma-informed, compassion-focused therapy programme for individuals with histories of complex trauma, mental health, neurodiversity and sexually harmful behaviours

Laura Bowden, Catherine Jones, Sarah Lund, & Ellen Poynter


The running clinical trials PRIORITY, GPP and BRIDGE

Maria Breide, Allison K. McMahan, Malin Joleby, Johan Holmberg, Tobias Lundgren, Katerina Klapilova, Jozef Metenko, Nina Vaaranen-Valkonen, Rafael Ballester-Arnal, Gerhard Andersson, Peer Briken, Christoffer Rahm, & PRIORITY consortium


Practical and ethical considerations of research with incarcerated women: Learnings from a bi-regional study of online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) offenders in the Philippines

Margaret Brennan, Elaine Byrnes, Nicole Munns, Gabriel Katz-Wisel, Melvin Jabar, Zaldy Collado, & Maria Caridad Tarroja


Responding to online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) in the Philippines: Towards an understanding of offence presentation, risk and management considerations

Margaret Brennan, Elaine Byrnes, Kieran McCartan, Nicole Munns, Gabriel Katz-Wisel, Melvin Jabar, Zaldy Collado, & Maria Caridad Tarroja


Live distance child abuse from a police perspective

Sigrid Buseth


Development of a rating scale for offending dynamics of men convicted for sexual offenses

Annastasia Camardella, Laura Biedermann, Martin Rettenberger, & Daniel Turner


The relevance of the self-regulation model for the explanation of sexual violence

Annastasia Camardella, Laura Biedermann, Martin Rettenberger, & Daniel Turner


Preventing future harm: Case studies of juveniles in preventive sex offender treatment

Fabiola Casademont, Viktoria Märker, & Peer Briken


Mental health needs and barriers to treatment of people with a sexual interest in children: A systematic review

Agatha Chronos, Sara Jahnke, & Nicholas Blagden


A compassionate approach to prevention: The Aurora Project

Jordan Clayton


Individuals’ interpretation of scenarios included in the rape proclivity measure

Laleh Dadgardoust, & Leigh Harkins


Empathy for pain: A group comparison of autonomic empathic responding in sexual offenders against children

Natasha Daly, & Steven M. Gillespie


The embodied self: Exploring therapeutic interventions through a trauma lens with men who sexually offend

Maxine Daniels, & Amy Meeson


Mapping incel language: A longitudinal linguistic analysis of online incel speech

Melissa S. de Roos, & Christiana Nika


Over- and undertreatment in sex offender therapy: Evaluation of the degree of treatment in a specialist outpatient setting 

Markus Dietl, & Markus Feil


Developing a core outcome set for the evaluation of psychoeducational programmes for individuals engaging in online child sexual abuse, technology-assisted harmful sexual behaviours, and their families: A Theory of Change approach

Erifili Efthymiadou


Establishing expert consensus on essential components and evaluation of programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) offences: An international e-Delphi study

Erifili Efthymiadou, & Sarah Wefers


Exploring essential components of programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) offences: Focus-groups and interviews with individuals who have committed CSAM offences

Erifili Efthymiadou, & Sarah Wefers


The use of online-based self-report instruments in sexual risk assessment (@MyTabu)

Sonja Etzler, Katharina Nitsche, Ann-Sophie Tröger, & Martin Rettenberger


Health service utilization among persons convicted of sexual crimes: Results from a national cohort of prison inmates

Christine Friestad, Anne Bukten, Ingeborg Skjærvø, Anja Vaskinn, & Marianne Riksheim Stavseth


Latent profiles of people convicted of sexual offences in the U.K.

Steven M. Gillespie, & Ian A. Elliott


Etiological aspects of hypersexuality in men convicted of a sexual offense 

Priscilla Gregório Hertz, Martin Rettenberger, Daniel Turner, Wolfgang Retz, & Reinhard Eher


Emotions are the clue, not the problem

Ellen Gunst


Psychological characteristics and offense risk among men who own sex dolls

Craig A. Harper, & Rebecca Lievesley


Social attitudes to sex doll ownership

Craig A. Harper, & Rebecca Lievesley


Release and relapse: Understanding sexual recidivism in a sample of US Men

Danielle Arlanda Harris


Understanding wellbeing and desistance in men who received treatment for sexual offending during adolescence

Danielle Arlanda Harris


A Delphi study on barriers to CSA prevention and intervention programs in the European Union 

Lina Sophie Haubrock, Jana Hillert, Peer Briken, & Arne Dekker


Talking for Change: The evaluation of Canada’s first anonymous child sexual abuse perpetration prevention helpline

Ainslie Heasman, Skye Stephens, Ian V. McPhail, Cory Gerritsen, & Sarah Moss


ACUTE-2007 and STABLE-2007 predict recidivism for men adjudicated for child sexual exploitation material offending

Maaike Helmus, & Kelly Babchishin


Web-based treatment for individuals who sexually offend: A systematic review on efficacy and issues

Jana Hillert, Lina Sophie Haubrock, Arne Dekker, & Peer Briken


Narrating agency in investigative interviews of online sexual abusers

Anne Iversen, Lisbet Frang Christiansen, & Eva Langvik


Complex associations between stigma experiences and willingness to seek therapy among pedohebephilic people

Sara Jahnke, Ian V. McPhail, & Jan Antfolk


Secret-keeping in therapy by clients who are sexually attracted to children

Sara Jahnke, Nicholas Blagden, Ian V. McPhail, & Jan Antfolk


Supporting context figures of (potential) sex offenders: Stop it Now! the Netherlands (NL)

Ellen Janssen


From Prevent It to Prevent It 2.0: Manual revisions

Malin Joleby, Allison K. McMahan, Christoffer Rahm, Gerhard Andersson, & PRIORITY consortium


Secondary trauma in forensic professionals working with perpetrators of sexual violence

Marije Keulen-de Vos, & Funda Sanci


The court of public opinion: Public perceptions towards perpetrators of sexual violence 

Marije Keulen-de Vos, Vera Kuipers, & Kate Wray


Inpatient treatment program for sex offenders in Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital, Prague

Jan Koznar, & Petr Weiss


Hypersexual and paraphilic behavior disorders in ICD-11 & DSM-5-TR

Richard Krueger, & Meg Kaplan


The power of disclosing sibling sexual abuse

Abbie Lake


Sexual abuse. Pedophilia, psychiatry, and legal certainty 

Thore Langfeldt


Lay perception of the internet child abusers

Eva Langvik, Lisbet Frang Christiansen, & Anne Iversen


Applying the RNR principles to novel correctional programs for people who sexually offended 

Johanna Lätth, Jonas Lennestål, Louise Starfelt Sutton, Niklas Långström, & Christoffer Rahm


Preventing child sexual abuse material use: Prevent It RCT results 

Johanna Lätth, Niklas Långström, & Christoffer Rahm


Online child pornography offenders in France: Presentation of a multidisciplinary research program

Cédric Le Bodic, & Barbara Smaniotto


Professional experiences of working with people who are attracted to children

Rebecca Lievesley, & Craig A. Harper


Understanding the lived experiences of men who own sex dolls

Rebecca Lievesley, & Craig A. Harper


Looping disruption: A relational mechanism enhancing treatment readiness among individuals convicted of sexual offending

Stina Lindegren


Participants’ experiences of sex offender treatment: Searching for desisting narrative identities

Stina Lindegren


The Therapist Rating Scale-Revised (TRS-2): Pre- and post-therapy underlying structure and correlates in two independent samples

Stina Lindegren, & Liam E. Marshall


How to make a sexual offender? Consequences of the genetics research on pedophilia

Anders Lindskog


Voyeurism: What is it and what do we know so far?

Victoria P. M. Lister, & Theresa A. Gannon


One size does not fit all: The combination reaction of stalking and sexual violence, in the assessment of risk

Nicholas Longpré, Maria Tachmetzidi-Papoutsi, & Ewa Stefanska


Rape Myth Acceptance scale: An Item Response Theory analysis

Nicholas Longpré, Nicola Beckett, & Ewa Stefanska


Community-based case management & the experiences of registered persons in New Zealand

Helen Mackenzie-Auld


Desistance, recovery, and justice capital: Putting it all together

Kieran McCartan, & Hazel Kemshall


Survey of current practices in the assessment, treatment and management of people convicted of a sexuel offence in Europe

Kieran McCartan


Understanding and responding to sibling sexual abuse and its links to family dysfunction

Kieran McCartan


Changes in sexual thoughts and behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Allison K. McMahan, Kailey M. Roche, Rosa Dreyhaupt, Michael C. Seto, & Christoffer Rahm


Supporting context figures of minor attracted persons and persons who committed sex offences in specialised ambulatory treatment 

Liesbeth Merckx


Non-photographic images of child sexual abuse: The risks and public policy responses

Hannah L. Merdian, Sarah Wefers, Hannah K. Bradshaw, & Derek Perkins


Relooking at statutory rape laws in Malaysia applied on young offenders: Perspectives of the Malaysian police officers

Taufik Mohammad, & Ricardo Barroso


Stop It Now! Scotland - Database analysis and development of data quality standards

Fiona Moran, Odran Doherty, Sarah Graham, Stuart Allardyce, Sean M. Hammond, Derek Perkins, & Hannah L. Merdian


Talking for Change: The evaluation of Canada’s first child sexual abuse perpetration prevention psychotherapy intervention 

Sarah Moss, Cory Gerritsen, Skye Stephens, Ian V. McPhail, & Ainslie Heasman


Project Paraphile: Evaluation of the effects of a therapeutic intervention

Marek Navrátil


A critical evaluation of online child sexual exploitation theories: Current gaps and future directions for psychological research and clinical practice

Grace Nock, Louise Dixon, & Nichola Tyler


On the role of bias in risk assessment 

Verena Oberlader


‘All virtual roads lead to Rome Trondheim’: Examining online offending paths leading to the sexual exploitation of adolescents

Sarah Paquette, Julien Chopin, & Francis Fortin


An examination of opportunities for sexual crimes against adult victims by female sexual offenders 

Amelie Pedneault


The application of the Dual Control Model (DCM) on individuals convicted of sexual offenses and the relevance of the concepts of sexual excitation and sexual Inhibition

Martin Rettenberger, Reinhard Eher, Priscilla Gregório Hertz, & Daniel Turner


Introducing Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) as part of Norwegian probation

Maren Riis, & Lisa Gartner


Courtroom use of the VRAG-R in civil commitment of sexually dangerous persons

Jennifer Ritchie, Devon Gibbs, & Brian W. Judd


Overview of the Griffith Youth Forensic Service 

John Rynne


Explaining the unexplainable: Sexual recidivism in a sample of Norwegian men

Ingeborg Jenssen Sandbukt


The impact of testosterone-lowering medication on recidivism in individuals convicted of sexual offenses 

Julia Sauter, Laura M. Lingenti, Martin Rettenberger, Daniel Turner, Peer Briken, & Tatjana Voß


@myTabu: Characteristics of the clinical trial and the acceptance of web–based intervention among individuals who have committed sexual offenses against children

Sonja Schröder


Supporting context figures of minor attracted persons and persons who committed sex offences at Stop it Now! Flanders (BE)

Alana Schuerwegen


The prevalence of mental disorders and the opportunities and limitations of risk assessment for inidividuals convicted of offenses related to child sexual exploitation material (CSEM)

Alexander Seiser, Reinhard Eher, & Martin Rettenberger


‘Dual identity’ and the forgotten trauma in the histories of people who have sexually offended

Sarah Senker, & Kieran McCartan


The impact of (re)location within multiple perpetrator sexual offenses (MPSOs)

Kristina Shatokhina, & Leigh Harkins


Navigating a dark place: What do incels make of their experience and how can we help them?

Brandon Sparks, Alyssa Maryn, & Alexandra Zidenberg


A theory of sexual identity development for minor attracted males

Jasmin H. Stevenson


Construct validity of SSPI and SSPI-2: Relations with clinical symptoms and sexual development

Filip Szumski, Dominika Bartoszak, Natalia Andrzejczyk, & Mercedes Sakrajda


Community attitudes towards institutional child sex offenders

Tiffany E. Taylor, & Andy Williams


The adverse childhood experiences of GYFS Clients

Lisa Thomsen


Emotions recognition competence of male forensic inpatients who committed a sexual offence (FICSOs)

Luca A. Tiberi, Xavier Saloppé, Audrey Vicenzutto, & Thierry H. Pham


Is accurate recognition of emotion expressions associated with lower actuarial and structured professional judgment risk assessment scores? An exploratory research among forensic inpatients

Luca A. Tiberi, Emilie Telle, Xavier Saloppé, Audrey Vicenzutto, & Thierry H. Pham


Neuropsychological deficits in men convicted of a sexual offense against children

Daniel Turner, & Martin Rettenberger


Assessment and pharmacological treatment of compulsive sexual behavior disorder: The new WFSBP guidelines

Daniel Turner, & Peer Briken


Is it all about the format of the message? Exploring factors affecting the perception of reoffence risk 

Kasia Uzieblo, Jeffrey Lauer, Vivienne de Vogel, & Wineke Smid


“Sexual predators do not deserve my empathy”: Knowledge about and attitudes towards minor-attracted persons and Stop it Now! in mental health professionals

Kasia Uzieblo, Floor Somers, & Minne De Boeck


The characteristics and treatment needs of clients of child sexual abuse prevention programmes: Norwegian and New Zealand samples 

Anja Vaskinn, & Jacinta Cording


A relapse prevention therapy programme for juvenile sex offenders (“ThePaS”)

Leonardo Vertone, Marcel Aebi, Daniela Imbach, Thomas Best, & Cornelia Bessler


Experiences of autism in prison-based interventions to address sexual offending

Luke Vinter


Understanding and deterring online sexual communications with minors: A qualitative study

Sarah Wefers, Tess Dieseth, & Emily George


Clinical experiences so far from the Norwegian ‘Det Finnes Hjelp’ programme 

Anne Wold


Reducing risk by other means than by treatment. The omnipresence of the correctional system: A case study

Amanda Young-Hauser