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A Qualitative Investigation of Policy for Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

Community management of youth with problematic sexual behavior (PSB) is complex. Public policies and service practices have historically utilized adult‐focused approaches with limited research outcomes. This descriptive case study aimed to address this gap by documenting current PSB policies and policy reforms for community‐based management systems.


Journal of Community Psychology


Policy, Problematic Sexual Behavior, Qualitative Study, Youth


Kelley A, Shawler P, Shields JD, Silovsky JF. A qualitative investigation of policy for youth with problematic sexual behavior. J Community Psychol. 2019;47:1347–1363.

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