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Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Waller, R., & McCartan, K. (2019). Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study. Sexuality and Culture, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09682-8

This research emanates from an anti-sexual violence bystander programme delivered at an English university. Fifteen students were identified through purposive and convenience sampling to take part in focus groups. Discussions emerged regarding atypic... Read More about Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study.

Rehabilitation – A new perspective for a new era (2019)
Book Chapter
McCartan, K., & Rowles, L. (2019). Rehabilitation – A new perspective for a new era. In A. Frater, & A. Fox (Eds.), Crime and Consequence, (21-29). The Monument Fellowship

This essay focuses on an aligned perspective between criminologist and practitioner. It identifies a shared experience. So many factors critical to helping someone on the path to rehabilitation are common, regardless of offence. A body of research an... Read More about Rehabilitation – A new perspective for a new era.

Best practice in the management of online sex offending (2019)
Report
Brennan, M., Perkins, D., Merdian, H., Tyrrell, E., Babchishin, K., McCartan, K., & Kelly, R. (2019). Best practice in the management of online sex offending

Our report sets out the outcomes from reviews of the relevant literature, and a series of consultations held by IWG_OSO, with participation from practitioners and researchers working in the field of child protection and online sex offending. Onli... Read More about Best practice in the management of online sex offending.

Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses (2019)
Journal Article
McCartan, K. F., Harris, D. A., & Prescott, D. S. (in press). Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X19851671

© The Author(s) 2019. User experience and client satisfaction is capturing more attention in the field of social services. The provision of treatment services to individuals convicted of sexual offenses, in particular, has expanded exponentially over... Read More about Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses.

Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales (2019)
Journal Article
Hoggett, J., McCartan, K., & O’Sullivan, J. (2019). Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819839747

© The Author(s) 2019. This article argues that understanding current approaches to sex offender risk management and its operationalization must account for front line situational decision-making practices and the culture from which they develop and o... Read More about Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales.

Public Views About Reintegrating Child Sex Offenders via Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA): A Qualitative Analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Richards, K., & McCartan, K. (2018). Public Views About Reintegrating Child Sex Offenders via Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA): A Qualitative Analysis. Deviant Behavior, 39(3), 400-416. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2017.1304800

© 2017 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) have recently become part of the criminal justice landscape. However, little has been documented on public views about COSA. The existing research on this topic is ent... Read More about Public Views About Reintegrating Child Sex Offenders via Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA): A Qualitative Analysis.

Risk assessment and management of individuals convicted of a sexual offence in the UK (2018)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., Hoggett, J., & Kemshall, H. (2018). Risk assessment and management of individuals convicted of a sexual offence in the UK

The UK has seen changes in sexual abuse policy and practice over the last 10 – 15 years that have been driven by austerity, risk management, public protection and the socio-political climate; these changes have been problematic and challenging as wel... Read More about Risk assessment and management of individuals convicted of a sexual offence in the UK.

Risk assessment and management of perpetrators of sexual abuse in New Zealand (2018)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., & Laws, M. (2018). Risk assessment and management of perpetrators of sexual abuse in New Zealand

New Zealand has seen changes in sexual abuse policy and practice over the last 10 – 15 years that have been driven by social factors, political and policy decisions as well as risk management concerns. The changes to the prevention, assessment and ma... Read More about Risk assessment and management of perpetrators of sexual abuse in New Zealand.

Reframing the sex offender register and disclosure: From monitoring and control to desistence and prevention (2017)
Book Chapter
McCartan, K. F., Kemshall, H., & Hoggett, J. (2017). Reframing the sex offender register and disclosure: From monitoring and control to desistence and prevention. In H. Kemshall, & K. McCartan (Eds.), Contemporary Sex Offender Risk Management, Volume II, 205-230. Palgrave Macmillan

Sexual harm is a high profile issue, both nationally and internationally, with the number of perpetrators entering and being managed by the Criminal Justice System continually increasing. These increases in the sexual offender population are the resu... Read More about Reframing the sex offender register and disclosure: From monitoring and control to desistence and prevention.

Sexual harm, public education and risk management (2017)
Book Chapter
Tabachnick, J., & McCartan, K. (2017). Sexual harm, public education and risk management. In K. McCartan, & H. Kemshall (Eds.), Contemporary Sex Offender Risk Management, Volume IPalgrave Macmillian

This chapter will highlight research and practice internationally on ways to educate the public regarding sex abuse and how successful they have been. The chapter will cover issues including the relationship between experts and the public, public cri... Read More about Sexual harm, public education and risk management.

Police officer attitudes to the practicalities of the sex offenders’ register, ViSOR and Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure Scheme in England and Wales (2017)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., Hoggett, J., & O'Sullivan, J. (2018). Police officer attitudes to the practicalities of the sex offenders’ register, ViSOR and Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure Scheme in England and Wales. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 24(1), 37-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/13552600.2017.1411641

© 2017 National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers. This paper examines police officer understandings of and attitudes to the sex offenders’ register, Violent and Sex Offenders’ Register (ViSOR) and Child Sexual Offender Disclosure Scheme(CSOD... Read More about Police officer attitudes to the practicalities of the sex offenders’ register, ViSOR and Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure Scheme in England and Wales.

Purported false allegations of rape, child abuse and non-sexual violence: Nature, characteristics and implications (2017)
Journal Article
Rumney, P., & McCartan, K. (2017). Purported false allegations of rape, child abuse and non-sexual violence: Nature, characteristics and implications. Journal of Criminal Law, 81(6), 497-520. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022018317746789

The subject of false rape allegations is a subject shrouded in anxiety, confusion and misunderstanding. Despite a growing body of quality research there continue to be significant gaps in our knowledge about the topic, including the phenomenon of fal... Read More about Purported false allegations of rape, child abuse and non-sexual violence: Nature, characteristics and implications.

Preface (2017)
Book Chapter
Kemshall, H., & McCartan, K. (2017). Preface. In K. McCartan, & H. Kemshall (Eds.), Contemporary Sex Offender Risk ManagementPalgrave Macmillan

A preface to the book explaining and drawing it all together.

Ethics and Issues of Secondary Prevention Efforts in Child Sexual Abuse (2017)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., Merdian, H. L., Perkins, D. E., & Kettleborough, D. (2018). Ethics and Issues of Secondary Prevention Efforts in Child Sexual Abuse. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(9), 2548-2566. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X17723951

© 2017, The Author(s). This article discusses the ethical, practical, and moral issues surrounding secondary prevention efforts of child sexual abuse from a professional and practice-based perspective. Transcripts of a semistructured consultation eve... Read More about Ethics and Issues of Secondary Prevention Efforts in Child Sexual Abuse.

Update on international committee (2017)
Journal Article
McCartan, K. (2017). Update on international committee

This is an update on work by the newly formed ATSA international committee.

Using proof of concept funding to Exploring potential service user needs to deliver for a secondary prevention proof of concept service for un-convicted wo/men with a self-identified sexual attraction to children (2017)
Journal Article
Radford, S., & McCartan, K. (2017). Using proof of concept funding to Exploring potential service user needs to deliver for a secondary prevention proof of concept service for un-convicted wo/men with a self-identified sexual attraction to children

An analysis and discussion for a potential project run in the South West for un-convicted wo/men with a self-identified sexual attraction to children

Bring me the Horizon! (and Kaizen) (2017)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., & Prescott, D. (2017). Bring me the Horizon! (and Kaizen)

A blog discussing the new sex offender treatment programs in England and Wales.