The presenter is a leading researcher and practitioner in the field of forensic psychology and the perpetration of sexual abuse of children by adult offenders. In this riveting presentation, he will delve into the sexually deviant interests that drive offenders to target victims and commit offenses. What is a paraphilia? How do sexually deviant interests such as sadism and pedophilia manifest and in what way are repeat sexually violent predators driven to offend by these psychological conditions? Through years of experience, case studies, and interviews with offenders, this psychologist will delve inside the conscious and unconscious minds of serial offenders in an effort to help attendees better understand the driving force behind sexual offending. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
Upon completion, participants will be able to describe the etiology of paraphilias.
Upon completion, participants will be able to describe the relevance of paraphilias to child exploitation investigations.
Upon completion, participants will be able to decribe important myths relating to paraphilic behavior.