Elizabeth J Letourneau

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of objective measures of sexual arousal and interest: visual reaction time and penile plethysmography
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Suite CPP, Box 250861, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 14:207-23. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Effects of sex offender registration policies on juvenile justice decision making
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 21:149-65. 2009
  3. pmc Case study: multisystemic therapy for adolescents who engage in HIV transmission risk behaviors
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:120-7. 2010
  4. pmc Multisystemic therapy for juvenile sexual offenders: 1-year results from a randomized effectiveness trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:89-102. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Recidivism rates for registered and nonregistered juvenile sexual offenders
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:393-408. 2008
  6. pmc Mediators of change for multisystemic therapy with juvenile sexual offenders
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:451-62. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Treatment outcome and criminal offending by youth with sexual behavior problems
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:133-44. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Juveniles who sexually offend: recommending a treatment program and level of care
    R Gregg Dwyer
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:413-29. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex offender registration and notification policy increases juvenile plea bargains
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 25:189-207. 2013
  10. pmc Comparison of youth, caregiver, therapist, trained, and treatment expert raters of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol
    Jason E Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Family Services Research Center, 67 President Street, Ste MC406, PO Box 2508861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:674-80. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of objective measures of sexual arousal and interest: visual reaction time and penile plethysmography
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Suite CPP, Box 250861, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 14:207-23. 2002
    ..e., men with female child victims had significantly lower arousal to female child stimuli than did men in other victim choice categories)...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of sex offender registration policies on juvenile justice decision making
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 21:149-65. 2009
    ..If replicated, the results indicate a need to reform registration policies as applied to juveniles...
  3. pmc Case study: multisystemic therapy for adolescents who engage in HIV transmission risk behaviors
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:120-7. 2010
    ..Targeted behaviors included medication nonadherence, risky sexual behaviors, and substance use...
  4. pmc Multisystemic therapy for juvenile sexual offenders: 1-year results from a randomized effectiveness trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:89-102. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Recidivism rates for registered and nonregistered juvenile sexual offenders
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:393-408. 2008
    ..Specifically, registered youth are more likely than nonregistered youth to have new nonperson offense convictions across follow-up. Public policy implications of these findings are discussed...
  6. pmc Mediators of change for multisystemic therapy with juvenile sexual offenders
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:451-62. 2009
    ..These findings have important implications for the community-based treatment of juvenile sexual offenders...
  7. doi request reprint Treatment outcome and criminal offending by youth with sexual behavior problems
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:133-44. 2008
    ..Few youth in either group had sexual offenses. The importance of these findings for clinical and policy decision making is discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Juveniles who sexually offend: recommending a treatment program and level of care
    R Gregg Dwyer
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:413-29. 2011
    ..This article reviews the history of intervention approaches, summarizes specialized evaluation methods and addresses the assessment of juvenile recidivism risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex offender registration and notification policy increases juvenile plea bargains
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 25:189-207. 2013
    ..Results were either nonsignificant or of much lower magnitude for the comparison assault and robbery analyses. Suggestions for revising South Carolina and national registration and notification policies are discussed...
  10. pmc Comparison of youth, caregiver, therapist, trained, and treatment expert raters of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol
    Jason E Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Family Services Research Center, 67 President Street, Ste MC406, PO Box 2508861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:674-80. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of youth, caregiver, therapist, and trained raters relative to treatment experts on ratings of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol for adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Juvenile sex offenders: a case against the legal and clinical status quo
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 17:293-312. 2005
    ..Fortunately, a paradigm shift that acknowledges these developmental factors appears to be emerging in clinical areas of intervention, although this trend does not appear as prevalent in legal sanctions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transportability of multisystemic therapy: evidence for multilevel influences
    Sonja K Schoenwald
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street Suite CPP, PO Box 250861, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:223-39. 2003
    ..Implications for the transfer of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for youth to usual care practice settings are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-therapist ethnic similarity predicts youth outcomes from an empirically based treatment
    Colleen A Halliday-Boykins
    Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:808-18. 2005
    ..This study shows the importance of examining the effects of both client and therapist ethnicity on outcomes from empirically based treatments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting therapist adherence to a transported family-based treatment for youth
    Sonja K Schoenwald
    Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:658-70. 2005
    ..Low caregiver education and African American ethnicity predicted higher adherence. With the exception of youth psychosocial functioning, indicators of severity of youth problems did not predict adherence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Toward effective quality assurance in evidence-based practice: links between expert consultation, therapist fidelity, and child outcomes
    Sonja K Schoenwald
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:94-104. 2004
    ..These findings suggest the availability to clinicians of expert consultation can impact clinician fidelity to a treatment model and child outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:49-61. 2004
    ..Youth in all groups responded with clinically relevant and statistically significant reductions in problem behaviors at posttreatment...
  17. doi request reprint The prevalence of youth with autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system
    Catherine A Cheely
    Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 567, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1856-62. 2012
    ..When compared to the overall SC ADDM sample, charged youth were less likely to have comorbid intellectual disability...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transporting efficacious treatments to field settings: the link between supervisory practices and therapist fidelity in MST programs
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Suite CPP, P O Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:155-67. 2002
    ..The findings provide a valuable step in examining the determinants of therapist fidelity to complex treatments in real-world clinical settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comment on the first report
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Sex Abuse 16:77-81. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Introduction to special issue on children with sexual behavior problems
    Jane F Silovsky
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:107-9. 2008