General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Sexual offenders (in prison) – therapy and correction
Language english
Module lecturer dr Magdalena Sadowska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 11-ST-11-a



Place: room 49, building AB, Szamarzewskiego 89. 

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Module aim (aims)

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Not required.


Week 1:           Sexual disorders - concept, diagnostic criteria, division.

Week 2:           Perpetrators of multiple rape - psychological characteristics.

Week 3:           Incest - psychological characteristics.

Week 4:           Pedophilia - psychological characteristics.

Week 5:           Psychological models and mechanisms of formation of sexual disorders.

Week 6:           Models used to diagnosis of sexual disorders.

Week 7:           Legal response to a sexual offense in Poland.

Week 8:           Legal response to a sexual offense in selected European countries.

Week 9:           Victims - effects of sexual offenses.

Week 10:         Therapy of sex offenders during incarceration.

Week 11:         Penitentiary work with sexual offenders during imprisonment.

Week 12:          Social and institutional support for sex offenders after serving a prison sentence. Social security.

Week 13:          Psychological and correctional practice with perpetrators of sexual offenses in selected European countries.

Week 14:          Case studies.

Week 15:          Summary and end of class.

Reading list