chapter  17
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Practitioner commentary: working with sexual violence

ByStephanie Kewley

Stephanie is currently a Programme Manager for the National Probation Service. For the past eight years she has worked as a treatment practitioner in both custodial and community settings, delivering a range of offending behaviour programmes to offenders. Much of her practice has focused on work with perpetrators of sexual violence. Stephanie is also a part-time PhD student with the University of Birmingham. Her thesis explores how religiosity and religious affiliation assist sexual offenders engaged in the process of desistance.