Practice Profile: Therapeutic Treatment for Juveniles Having Committed Sex Offenses

Date Modified: February 7, 2020

This practice has been updated to reflect findings from a more recent meta-analysis. The original meta-analysis, by Lösel and Schmucker (2005), was reviewed in 2014 and received a Promising rating for reducing general recidivism. When a re-review of Schmucker and Lösel (2017) was conducted in 2019, the Promising rating for reducing general recidivism was maintained. Additionally, also in 2019 a new meta-analysis by Kettrey and Lipsey (2017) was added to the evidence base, The Promising rating for general recidivism continued to be maintained; however, based on the new meta-analysis, the sexual recidivism outcome rating was changed from Promising to No Effects.

Date Created: February 2, 2015