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08-12-2015 | Original Paper | Uitgave 5/2016

Journal of Child and Family Studies 5/2016

Families of Youth Who Have Sexually Offended: Understanding Shared Experiences and Moving Towards a Typology

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Journal of Child and Family Studies > Uitgave 5/2016
Auteurs:
Jamie Rae Yoder, Donna Ruch, Ashleigh Hodge

Abstract

Theoretical frameworks like Family Systems and Ecological Theories that postulate youth development is shaped by interconnected and interdependent systems begets further inquiry into classifications of such systems. Developing family typologies of youth who commit sexual crimes may inform etiology, service approaches, and judicial responses. In collaboration with a state Sex Offender Management Board, this study analyzed the perspectives of treatment providers (N = 19) on families of youth who have committed sexual crimes. Using deductive coding strategies including hypothesis and elaborative coding; observer triangulation and inter-subjective agreement; constant comparison analyses; and other rigorous qualitative techniques, findings confirmed and expanded upon extant literature. Results revealed a spectrum of open and closed family systems and common experiences including distorted perceptions of sexuality, protection of the family system, and other contextual influences. Findings are integrated with the theoretical frameworks and recommendations are offered to improve practices and typological research.

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