sex offenders

Jimmy Savile investigation: Broadmoor Hospital

Report to the West London Mental Health NHS Trust and the Department of Health on the Jimmy Savile investigation.

Preventing sexual abusers of children from reoffending: systematic review of medical and psychological interventions

Article that evaluates the effectiveness of current medical and psychological interventions for individuals at risk of sexually abusing children, both in known abusers and those at risk of abusing.

NSPCC: research reports

A selection of published research reports, arranged by year.

Towards safer organisations II: using the perspectives of convicted sex offenders to inform organisational safeguarding of children

Research that presents the findings of research undertaken by an NSPCC Research Team from 2008–2010 with 27 adults convicted of sexual offences against children committed whilst in organisational positions of trust.

The primary aims of the research was to identify organisational risk factors and the way in which convicted sex offenders accessed organisations, in order to propose good practice in recruitment and within work settings with children and young people so that they can be better safeguarded against abuse and exploitation.

Sexual abuse: a public health challenge

Research on current knowledge of sexual abuse and service provision.

Sentencing for sexual or violent offences against children and offences under S1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933

Report that seeks to address concerns that were initially raised by NSPCC supporters who were concerned that offenders may be receiving inappropriately short sentences for offences against children.

Out of mind, out of sight: breaking down the barriers to understanding child sexual exploitation

This thematic assessment was undertaken with four principle objectives:

1. Assess the size and scale of ‘localised grooming’ in proportion to the overall known picture of sexual exploitation
of children under the age of 18 in the UK
2. Establish any patterns of offending profile or victim experience
3. Assess the effectiveness of processes which might help identify such offending or potential victims
4. Recommend action to be taken to reduce the risk in future, including any urgent action that becomes apparent.

2009/10 Scottish crime and justice survey: sexual victimisation and stalking

The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) is a large-scale continuous survey measuring people’s experience and perceptions of crime in Scotland, based on 16,000 in-home face-to-face interviews conducted annually with adults (aged 16 or over) living in private households in Scotland.

The results are presented in a series of reports including this one, which provides information on sexual victimisation and stalking.

The 2009/10 survey is the second sweep of the SCJS, with the first having been conducted in 2008/09.

Circles of Support and Accountability for Released Sex Offenders in Canada: an Evaluation

Recording of a Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar, 19 June 2008. Dr Robin Wilson, Clinical Director, Florida Civil Commitment Centre talking about rehabilitation of sex offenders.

Managing the Risk : An Inspection of the Management of Sex Offender Cases in the Community

In January 1998, the Minister for Home Affairs announced that the Social Work Services Inspectorate would inspect all sex offender cases supervised by Aberdeen Social Work Department, and such cases in a sample of other local authorities across Scotland, to assess compliance with National Objectives and Standards. This is the Report of these findings.