Study Programmes 2016-2017
Sexual delinquency
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in criminology (120 ECTS)3
Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)3
University certificate in clinical psychology with a focus on psychopathology3
Lecturer :
Fabienne Glowacz
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
This course is dedicated to the sexual delinquencies problem and its different aspects.
To do this, it consists of six main topics:
- Sexual delinquencies: basics, inclusion into the forensic field, myths and realities - Sexual offenders: typologies, psychopathological aspects, specific populations. -Juvenile sex offenders -Women sex offenders - Assessment: goals and methods, tools, dangerousness and recidivism.
- Etiology and treatment: classic, multifactorial, relapse prevention, and rehabilitation models.
Encounters with field professionals
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
- Provide a set of relevant data on the various aspects of the problem of sexual delinquencies.
- Raise awareness of the various field practices relating to sexual delinquencies.
- Stimulate a good practical and critical reflection on the problem of sexual delinquencies.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Compulsory attendance and active participation Presentations, simulations, exercises throughout the course
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Term: first quadrimester
Recommended or required readings :
PPT after each course
Reading list
Interventions practitioners during the course
Reference book:
Psychologie de la délinquance
M, Born et F. Glowacz, 2014, Ed. De Boeck
Chapter 12
Assessment methods and criteria :
Exam: written
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Professor : F. Glowacz
Items online :
Notes de cours et/ou power point
Notes de cours et/ou Power Point