2023-2024 / PSYC1105-1

Sexual delinquency


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Fabienne Glowacz

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is dedicated to the sexual delinquencies problem and its different aspects.

To do this, it consists of six main topics:

- Sexual delinquencies: basics, inclusion into the forensic field, myths and realities
- Sexual offenders: typologies, psychopathological aspects, specific populations.
-Juvenile sex offenders
-Women sex offenders
- Assessment: goals and methods, tools, dangerousness and recidivism.

- Etiology and treatment: classic, multifactorial, relapse prevention, and rehabilitation models, GLM.

Meetings with field professionals

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- Provide a set of relevant data on the various aspects of the problem of sexual delinquencies.
- Raise awareness of the various field practices relating to sexual delinquencies.
- Stimulate a good practical and critical reflection on the problem of sexual delinquencies.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Compulsory attendance and active participation Presentations, simulations, exercises throughout the course

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:


Term: second quadrimester

Recommended or required readings

PPT after each course
Reading list
Interventions practitioners during the course
Reference book:
Psychologie de la délinquance
F. Glowacz et M. Born, 2017, Ed. De Boeck
Chapter 12

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Additional information:

Exam: written

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professor : Fabienne Glowacz

Assistant : Anthony Depireux

Association of one or more MOOCs