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Elizabeth J. Letourneau, PhD

Director, Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

Associate Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Mental Health

Contact Information

624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 850
Baltimore , Maryland   21205
US        

410-955-9913
410-614-7469

Education

PhD , Northern Illinois University , 1995

Overview

My research interests intersect around the prevention of child sexual abuse victimization and perpetration.  More specifically, I have conducted research on the evaluation of sex offender public policy effects; development and evaluation of assessment instruments and clinical interventions addressing youth and adult sex offending behaviors; development and evaluation of interventions addressing youth sexual risk behaviors.  Additionally, I have adapted and evaluated an intervention addressing youth HIV medication adherence problems.

Honors and Awards

APSAC Outstanding Research Article (2008)
Nominated for ProHumanitate Literary Award (Herbert A. Raskin Child Welfare Article Award) (2008)
Pro Humanitate Literary Award (Herbert A. Raskin Child Welfare Article Award) (2007)
APSAC Outstanding Article in Child Maltreatment (2007)
Summer Research Institute Participant (1996). National Data Archive on Child Abuse & Neglect. 
Significant Achievement Award for Graduate Student Research on Sexual Aggression, ATSA (1992)

childhood victimization, child sexual abuse, sexual offending, prevention, HIV adherence, juvenile substance abuse