Future Directions: Moving Forward with Sexual Crime Prevention

  • Rebecca LievesleyEmail author
  • Helen Elliott
  • Kerensa Hocken
Part of the Sexual Crime book series (SEXCR)


Work in the field of prevention of sexual crime has developed considerably over the years. However, there is still more to be done to ensure services and support continue to develop and are appropriately tailored to meet the needs of individuals concerned about their sexual interests, particularly prior to offending. This chapter explores some of the challenges and barriers to accessing support for this population, before moving on to consider some of the future directions for prevention efforts and the factors that need to be considered in light of the many complexities and sensitivities of working with this group.


Prevention Barriers Help seeking Mandatory reporting Non-offending Future directions Recommendations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rebecca Lievesley
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Helen Elliott
    • 3
  • Kerensa Hocken
    • 4
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Safer Living FoundationNottinghamUK
  3. 3.Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLincolnUK
  4. 4.HMP WhattonHMPPSNottinghamUK

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