Righthand Talks to BDN About Juvenile Offenders, Treatment

The Bangor Daily News spoke with Sue Righthand, a clinical psychologist who works with the Department of Corrections and an associate professor of psychology at the University of Maine, for the article “Experts: Sex assaults by children in Maine not rare, but treatment works.” Righthand, who has published several reports on sexual offenders in Maine, said educating young people about what is appropriate behavior and helping offenders develop healthy relationships are keys to preventing recurrence and should be a statewide goal.