The Challenges of Dealing with Juvenile Sex Offenders
with guest, Alana Hendrix, MS, LMFT
ALERT: This session is not for the faint of heart. Please give careful consideration before listening to this program. This show is meant to serve as insight and education for the professional community that may be working with or exposed to child sex offenders. If you are uncomfortable discussing child sexual violation, we suggest that you skip this session.
Working with youth who are sex offenders is one of the most challenging endeavors a therapist can undertake. Alana Hendrix is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with thousands of hours of experience and education in issues related to juvenile sex offenders, especially young male offenders.
This week, Alana will share with our audience many of the psychological push-pull factors involved in male juvenile sex offender cases. She will share with us her insights about how to educate ourselves so that we can recognize signs of child exploitation and how to prevent and report it. Equipping ourselves to keep kids safe from predators is an important responsibility we must bear!
Join us this week as we tackle the difficult issue of dealing with juvenile sex offenders. Listen live Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7:00am PST on Voice America Variety Channel or access the archived show on ExploitedCrimes.com.
Alana Hendrix, LMFT – BIOGRAPHY
Alana Hendrix, MS, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who specializes in working with families in various types of crisis. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and her Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University. She has extensive expertise in the field of parenting in crisis situations, which include addictions, juvenile sex offender, juvenile delinquency and family reunification following an extended crisis. She has a wide range of experience ranging from working with patients in an acute care psychiatric hospital to individuals and families in her private practice. She has also served as an adjunct professor of Psychology at Azusa Pacific University, California Baptist University, and Argosy University. Her success with families and young people in crisis stems from a combination of genuine concern for the families affected by these crises, her considerable clinical expertise in those interventions and actions that cause families to connect and function at their best, and her strong belief that with the right attitude and elements, even the most broken of families can experience effective change and improve their situation significantly. She is currently in private practice in Riverside, California and is available to speak to your community organization, church, or other events on a variety of family related topics.
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