David S. Prescott, LICSW


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  • Prescott, D.S. (2017). Book Review: Deliberate Practice for Psychotherapists: A Guide to Improving Clinical Effectiveness, by Tony Rousmaniere, Psy.D . The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Spring 2017.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2017). Book Review: Ethical Porn for Dicks: A Man's Guide to Responsible Viewing Pleasure, by David J. Ley, Ph.D.. The ATSA Forum Newsletter,Spring 2017.
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  • DeClue, G., & Prescott, D.S. (2017). “Beware of Easy Answers: The perils of single studies”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, March 14, 2017.
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  • McCartan, K., Brown, J., & Prescott, D.S. (2017). “Considering the alternatives to traditional Child Sexual Abuser risk management: Prevention?”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, March 1, 2017.
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  • Prescott, D.S., & McCartan, K. (2016). “Abuse is Abuse”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, November 26, 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2016). Book Review: Sexual Predators: Society, Risk, and the Law, by Robert A. Prentky, Howard E. Barbaree, and Eric S. Janus. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Fall 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S., & McCartan, K. (2016). “Returning to What's Real”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 16, 2016.
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  • Brandt, J., Prescott, D.S., & McCartan, K. (2016). “Mitigating Sexual Recidivism: 'Treatment' or 'Intervention'?”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 2, 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2016). “Denial, Risk, and Good Lives: The Need for Protective Processes”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, August 26, 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2016). “What's on in Milan: The successes and challenges of a program in Italy” (“Accade a Milano: successi e sfide di un programma in Italia”). Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, May 6, 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2016). Book Review: Open Dialogues and Anticipations: Respecting Otherness in the Present Moment, by Jaakko Seikkula and Tom Erik Arnkil . The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Spring 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2016). Book Review: My Story, by Louise Nicholas. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2016.
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  • Prescott, D.S. & Willis, G. (2015). “The ‘Who Works’ Doctrine.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, December 10, 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). “Good Things Are Happening in Australia and New Zealand.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, November 20, 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). Book Review: Pathways to Sexual Aggression, edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, and Benoit Leclerc, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Fall 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). “Civil Commitment: Another program is found unconstitutional.” Originally published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 13, 2015.
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    Revised edition published at http://forensicpsychologist.blogspot.com, September 13, 2015.
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  • Brandt, J. & Prescott, D.S. (2015). “The Minnesota Sex Offender Program: Federal Intervention Part 3 – The Ruling.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, June 21, 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). Book Review: The Great Psychotherapy Debate, Second EditionThe Evidence for What Makes Psychotherapy Work by Bruce E. Wampold and Zac E. Imel, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). “Terapia osób, których zachowania seksualne krzywdzą innych: Motywacja, ustalanie celów, model dobrego życia”. In Jadwiga M. Jaraczewska & Malgorzata Adamczyk-Zientara (Eds.), Dialog motywujący: Praca z osobami uzaleznionymi behawioralnie (pp. 171-198). Warsaw, Poland: Eneteia.

    (Book chapter published in Polish. “Treatment of persons whose sexual behaviors harm others: motivation, goal setting, the Good Lives Model”. In Jadwiga Jaraczewska & Malgorzata M. Adamczyk-Zientara (Eds.), Dialog motivator: Working with addicts behaviorally (pp. 171-198). Warsaw, Poland: Eneteia.)
     

  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). “Implementation, Integration, and ‘Implegration’: Science and Practice”
    Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, June 11, 2015.
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  • Prescott, D. (2015, June 3). Our Deeply Flawed Civil Commitment System [Cato Unbound response essay]. Published online at www.cato-unbound.org/2015/06/03/david-prescott/our-deeply-flawed-civil-commitment-system
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  • Prescott, D. (2015, May 10). Going From Good to Great [Weblog post]. Published online at http://wp.me/p2RS15-9R
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  • Wilson, R.J., McWhinnie, D.A. Prescott, D.S., & McCartan, K. (2015). Scientific Inquiry, Even With Its Limitations, Should Prevail Over Ideology Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, April 24, 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). Book Review: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bring the Body into Treatment by David Emerson , The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Spring 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S., Gonsalves, V., Reynolds, J., Miller, S.D. (2015). “Emerging Use of Feedback-Informed Treatment with People Who Have Sexually Abused.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, March 10, 2015.
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  • Evans, R., Anonymous, Prescott, D., & Cantor, J. (2015).  “5 Ways We Misunderstand Pedophilia (That Makes it Worse)“. Published online at www.cracked.com, February 8, 2015.
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  • Brandt, J. & Prescott, D.S. (2015). “The Minnesota Sex Offender Program: Federal Intervention Part 2 – The 706 Expert Report.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, February 2015.
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  • Brandt, J. & Prescott, D.S. (2015). “The Minnesota Sex Offender Program: Federal Intervention Part 1 – The Challenges.” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, February 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2015). “You Can't Always Get What You Want: Research and Policymaking’”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, January 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). “Putting the humans back into human services’”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, December 2014.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). Book Review: Ancient Ethics for Today's Healers by Geral Blanchard, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2015.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). Distinguished Contribution Award Speech, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2015.
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  • NOTA News, Nov/Dec 2014:
    • York Conference Report –Tony Morrison Memorial Lecture Helping Others (and Ourselves) Change Course: A Brief Case for Motivational Interviewing. < click here for article >
    • A 'two-minute' interview with David Prescott < click here for article >
     

  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). “The Community and the "Cure’”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 2014.
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  • Levenson, J.S., Willis, G.M. & Prescott, D.S. (2014). “Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Lives of Female Sex Offenders”, Sexual Abuse: A Journal of research and Treatment, September 2014.
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  • Wilson, R.J., Prescott, D.S., & Burns, M. (2014). “People with special needs and sexual behaviour problems: balancing community and client interests while ensuring effective risk management”, Journal of Sexual Aggression: An international, interdisciplinary forum for research, theory and practice, August 2014.
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  • Prescott, D.S. & Miller, S.D. (2014). “Improving Outcomes One Client at a Time: Feedback-Informed Treatment with Adults who have Sexually Abused”, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Spring-Summer 2014.
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  • McCartan, K. & Prescott, D.S. (2014). “The methodological debate”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, July 2014.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). “Helping Youth Change Course: How Motivational Interviewing Works”, MatchBook: A Journal on the Prevention & Treatment of Youth Firesetting, Issue 04, 2014.
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  • Levenson, J.S., Willis, G.M., & Prescott, D.S. (2014). Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Lives of Male Sex Offenders: Implications for Trauma-Informed Care. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment.
     

  • Prescott, D.S. & Miller, S.D. (2014). Improving outcomes one client at a time: Feedback-Informed Treatment with adults who have sexually abused. In B. Schwartz (Ed.), The Sex Offender (Vol. 8). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute. 
     

  • Wilson, R.J., Prescott, D.S., & Burns, M. (2014). People with special needs and sexual behaviour problems: Balancing community and client interests while ensuring effective risk management. In K. McCartan & H. Kemshall (Ed., Special Issue), Sex offender (re)integration into the community: Realities and challenges, Journal of Sexual Aggression.

  • Wilson, R.J. & Prescott, D.S. (2014). Understanding and responding to persons with special needs who have sexually offended. In K. McCartan (Ed.), Sexual offending: Perceptions, risks and responses.
     

  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). Book Review: Where Are We Now? Reflections on The Good Lives Model for Adolescents and How We Define "Models" , The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2014.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). “The Promise and Peril of Role-Play in Experiential Treatment” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, February 2014.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2014). “Treatment Providers: Born or Made?” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, February 2014.
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  • Levenson, J. & Prescott, D.S. (2014). Déjà vu: from Furby to Långström and the evaluation of sex offender treatment effectiveness. Journal of Sexual Aggression.
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  • Levenson, J.S., Prescott, D.S., & Jumper, S. (2014).  A consumer satisfaction survey of civilly committed sex offenders in Illinois. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 58, 474-495.
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  • _______ (2013). “Celebrating David Prescott!” TSY Newsletter, electronic distribution of The Trauma Center at JRI, Boston, MA, November 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2013). “Bearing witness to child sexual abuse: What do we call it? How should we understand it?” Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, November 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2013). The Rashomon dilemma: Perspectives on and dilemmas in evidence-based practice. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy (IJBCT): “Current Approaches and Perspectives in the Treatment of Adult and Juvenile Sexual Offending.”
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  • Willis, G.M., Prescott, D.S. & Yates, P.M. (2013). The good lives model (GLM) in theory and practice. Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand, 5, 3-9.
     
  • Prescott, D.S., Bengis, S., & Tabachnick, J. (2013). Sexualy abusive children and adolescents: Strategies for prevention. Prevention Researcher, 20, 17-19.  
     
  • Prescott, D.S.. “What Could Those Empathy Researchers Be Thinking? Complications, Controversies, Research, and Practice”. Published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S. “What Treatment Providers Can Learn From Yoga Instructors”, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer/Fall 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S.. “Treatment Outcome and the Risk Principle ”, published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, July 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S.. “The Glass is Half Something, But What? Thoughts on the Does-Treatment-Work Debate”, published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, February 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S. “Motivational Interviewing: An Update for Professionals Working with People who have Sexually Abused”, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2013.
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  • Brandt, J., Prescott, D.S., & Wilson, R.J. “Pornography and Contact Offending”, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2013.
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  • Prescott, D.S.. “Pornography, Intimacy, and Growing Up”, published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, January 2013.
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  • Bengis, S., & Prescott, D.S. (2012). Best practice in working with youth who abuse sexually: An historical perspective. In B. Schwartz (ed.), The sex offender, volume VII (pp. 24-1 -- 24-12). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.
     
  • Brandt, J., Prescott, D., & Wilson, R. Pornography and Contact Offending. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, September 2012.
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    Prescott, D.S. “Getting the Message Right: Compassion and Media Responses to Sexual Abuse”, submitted June 2012. 
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  • Prescott, D.S. “What do young people learn from coercion? Polygraph examinations with youth who have sexually abused”, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Spring 2012.
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  • Prescott, D.S. & Wilson, R.J. “Civility, Accuracy, and Noise: It's Time to Get Past the Pandemonium Surrounding the DSM-5 Paraphilias Subworkgroup”, published online at http://sajrt.blogspot.com, May 2012.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Review: Guidance for learning of Motivational Interviewing: A resource for trainers, four DVDs of a three-day training by Steven Malcolm Berg-Smith, recorded December, 2008. In Motivational Interviewing: Training, Research, Implementation, Practice, www.mitrip.org, ISSN 2160-584X (online) Vol. 1 No. 1 (2012)
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2011). The current state of adolescent risk assessment. In B. Schwartz (ed.), Handbook of sex offender treatment (pp. 23-1 -- 23-15). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.
     

  • Yates, P.M., & Prescott, D.S. Review: Redefining primary human goods: Applying the Good Lives model to clinical practice. NOTA News, 68, December 2011.
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  • Prescott, D.S. (2011). Meaningful engagement of adolescents in change. In M.C. Calder (Ed.), Contemporary practice with young people who sexually abuse (pp. 92-101). Holyoke, MA: NEARI Press. 
     
  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: Ancient Ways: Indigenous Healing Innovations for the 21st Century by Geral Blanchard, The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Fall 2011.
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  • Bengis, S., Prescott, D.S., & Tabachnick, J. “Assessing Risk with the ‘ERASOR’”, NEARI News, October, 2011.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: Intellectual Disability and Problems in Sexual Behaviour Assessment, Treatment, and Promotion of Healthy Sexuality, by Robin J. Wilson, Ph.D., ABPP, and Michele Burns, B.Sc., The ATSA Forum newsletter, Fall 2011.
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  • Prescott, D.S. & Wilson, R.J. (2011). Paradoxical and double-bind communication in treatment for persons who sexually offend. Journal of Sexual Aggression.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: An introduction. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer 2011. 
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  • Prescott, D.S., & Porter, J. (2011). Motivational interviewing in the treatment of sexual offenders. In D.P. Boer, R. Eher, L.E. Craig, M.H. Miner, & F Pfäfflin (Eds.), International perspectives on the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders (pp. 373-396). Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, West Sussex, UK.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Creating Willing Partners: Meaningful Engagement of Offenders in Change. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2011. 
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  •  Prescott, D.S., Plummer, C., & Davis, G. (2010). Recognition, response, and resolution: Historical responses to rape and child molestation. In K.L. Kaufman, (Ed.), The prevention of sexual violence: A practitioner's sourcebook (pp. 1-18). Holyoke, MA: NEARI Press.
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  • Sawyer, S. & Prescott, D.S. (2010). Boundaries and dual relationships. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, doi:10.1177/1079063210381411.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: Evicting the Perpetrator: A Male Survivor's Guide for Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse, by Ken Singer. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Fall 2010. 
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  • Prescott, D.S., & Levenson, J.S. To Treat or Not to Treat... What are the Questions?
    Considering the Effectiveness of Sexual Offender Treatment. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer 2009. 
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  • Levenson, J.S., Prescott, D.S., & D'Amora, D. (2009, January). Sex offender treatment: Consumer satisfaction and engagement in therapy. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, XX, XX-XX.
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  • Levenson, J.S. & Prescott, D.S. (2009). The treatment experiences of civilly committed sex offenders: A consumer satisfaction survey. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 21, 6-20.
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  • Prescott, D.S. A Group For Integrating Treatment Lessons Into Daily Life. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Fall 2008.
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  • Prescott, D.S. The Problem with Punishing Young People: Causes for Concern and Hope. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer 2008.
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  • Prescott, D.S. & Levenson, J. Youth who have sexually abused: Registration, recidivism, and risk. The ATSA Forum, Spring 2007.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: The Self-Regulation Model of the Offense and Relapse Process: A Manual Volume 2: Treatment, by Tony Ward, Pamela M. Yates, and Carmen A. Long. The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2007.
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  • Prescott, D.S. . Helping High-Risk Sexual Offenders Get Back On Track: Incorporating MI Principles in a Group Setting. MINT Bulletin,Volume 13, Issue 3, February 2007.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: Theories of Sex Offending, by Tony Ward, Devon L.L. Polaschek, and Anthony R. Beech .The ATSA Forum Newsletter, Summer 2006. < Read review >


  • Prescott, D.S. Book Reviews: Treating Sex Offenders: An Introduction to Sex Offender Treatment Programmes, by Sarah Brown and Offending Identities: Sex Offenders’ Perspectives on their Management and Treatment, by Kirsty Hudson. ATSA Forum Newsletter, Winter 2006.
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  • Prescott, D.S. Risk Assessment of adolescents who have sexually abused: Practice, policy, language, and ourselves. Offender Programs Report, 5. 2006



  • The current state of adolescent risk assessment. (2005). In B. Schwartz (Ed.) The sex offender: Issues in assessment, treatment, and supervision of adult and juvenile populations. (pp. 17-1 – 17-15). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.
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  • Ethical issues in sex offender assessments. Letourneau, E.J., & Prescott, D.S. (2005). In S.W. Cooper, A.P. Giardano, V.I. Vieth, & N.D. Kellogg (Eds.). Medical and legal aspects of child sexual exploitation: A comprehensive review of child pornography, child prostitution, and internet crimes against children (pp. 277- 296. St. Louis, MO: G.W. Medical Publishing.
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  • Current perspectives: Working with sexually abusive youth. Prescott, D.S. & Longo, R.E. (2005) Article for the newsletter of the California Coalition of Sex Offender Professionals.


  • Prescott, D.S. Book Review: The Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP), by Stephen D. Hart, P. Randall Kropp, & D. Richard Laws, with Jessica Klaver, Caroline Logan, and Kelly A. Watt, The ATSA Forum, Fall 2004.
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  • Emerging strategies for risk assessment of sexually abusive youth: Theory, controversy, and practice. In R. Geffner, K. Crumpton Franey, T. Geffner Arnold, R. Ralconer (Eds). Identifying and treating youth who sexually offend: Current approaches, techniques, and research (pp. 83-105). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press (2004) . < Read abstract >



  • Collaborative treatment for sexual behavior problems in an adolescent residential center. (2002). In M.H. Miner & E. Colema (Ed.’s), Sex offender treatment: Accomplishments, challenges, and future directions (pp. 43-58). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.


  • Books: 2003 in review. Published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Hart, S.D., Kropp, P.R. & Laws, D.R. (2003). The Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP). Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada: The Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute of Simon Fraser University. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Autumn 2004.
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  • Review of Righthand, S., Kerr, B., & Drach, K. (2003). Child maltreatment risk assessments: An evaluation guide. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Anderson, K.E. & Smith, P.M. (2003). Denial and discovery: Behind the scenes of psychosexual assessments. Victoria, BC, Canada: Trafford. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Flora, R. (2003). How to work with sex offenders. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Ward, T., Laws, D.R., & Hudson, S.M. (2002). Sexual Deviance: Issues and Controversies. Thousand Oaks, Ca: Sage Publications.
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  • Review of Bergman, J. & Hewish, S. (2002). Challenging Experience. Oklahoma City: Wood’N’Barnes. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Fernandez, Y., Ed. (2002). In Their Shoes: Examining Empathy and its Place in the Treatment of Offenders. Oklahoma City: Wood’N’Barnes. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter 2004.
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  • Review of Schladale, J. (2003). The T.O.P. Workbook. Freeport, ME: Author. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Spring, 2003.
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  • “The History of ATSA”. Published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter, 2002.


  • Review of Doren, D. (2002). Evaluating Sex Offenders: A Manual for Civil Commitments and Beyond. Thousand Oaks, Ca: Sage Publications. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Winter, 2002.
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  • Review of Blasingame, G. (2001). Developmentally Delayed Persons with Sexual Behavior Problems. Oklahoma City, OK: Wood’N’Barnes. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Spring, 2002.
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  • Collaborative Treatment for Sexual Behavior Problems in an Adolescent Residential Center.(2001). In M. Miner & Eli Coleman, (Eds). Sex offender treatment: Accomplishments, challenges, and future directions (pp. 43-58). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.
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  • Review of Gacono, C.G., Ed. (2000). The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy. Thousand Oaks, Ca: Sage Publications. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Spring 2001.
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  • Review of “Sex Offender Risk Assessment” videotape training series. Madison, WI: Sinclair Seminars. Review published in ATSA Forum newsletter, Summer, 2000.
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  • Overcoming isolation in families where sexual abuse has occurred. Parentalk, a publication of Stop It Now!, Haydenville, MA Spring 2002.


  • Parenting youth who have sexually abused. Parentalk, a publication of Stop It Now!, Haydenville, MA, Spring 2000.




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