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Craissatl, J. and McClurg, G. (1997). The Challenge Project: A treatment program evaluation for perpetrators of child sexual abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 21(7), 637-648.

The study attempts to understand how sex offenders respond to treatment, specifically comparing group and individual treatment outcomes. The researchers assessed 80 convicted child abusers for a 2 year period as well as a 1 and 2 year followup. Poor treatment response was connected to a history of sexual or violent offending and a history of childhood sexual offending. But only one had another sexual offense during the followup period for possesion of child pornography.