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Changing Sexual Offender Behaviour and Assessing Risk for Reoffending

In December 2014, the Ontario Minister of Health appointed a task force “to review the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, which governs all regulated health professions in the province, to ensure it is effective in preventing and dealing with sexual abuse of patients by regulated health professionals.” This 30-day rapid synthesis summarized the research to identify: how current legislation can ensure that processes dealing with issues involving sexual abuse are sensitive, accessible and timely; best practices from jurisdictions around the world that are leaders in dealing with this issue.
Rapid synthesis: