Sociology Department Staff
Professor of Child Abuse and Neglect Simon Hackett - all publications
Hackett, S. (2018). Female sex offenders who abuse children whilst working in organisational settings: offending behaviour, conviction and sentencing. British Journal of Criminology Jessiman, P.,
Hackett, S. & Carpenter, J. (2017). Children's and carers' perspectives of a therapeutic intervention for children affected by sexual abuse. Child & Family Social Work 22(2): 1024-1033. Fishburn, S., Meins, E., Greenhow, S., Jones, C.,
Hackett, S., Biehal, N., Baldwin, H., Cusworth, L. & Wade, J. (2017). Mind-Mindedness in Parents of Looked After Children. Developmental Psychology 53(10): 1954-1965. Campbell, F.,
Hackett, S., Booth, A. & Sutton, A. (2017). Young people who display harmful sexual behaviors and their families. A qualitative synthesis of their experiences of professional interventions. Greenhow, S.,
Hackett, S., Jones, C. & Meins, E. (2016). The Maintenance of Traditional and Technological Forms of Post-Adoption Contact. Child Abuse Review 25(5): 373-385. Greenhow, S.,
Hackett, S., Jones, C. & Meins, E. (2015). Adoptive family experiences of post-adoption contact in an Internet era. Child & Family Social Work 22(s1): 44-52.
Hackett, S., Masson, H., Balfe, M. & Phillips, J. (2015). Community reactions to young people who have sexually abused and their families: a Shotgun blast, not a rifle shot. Children and Society 29(4): 243-254. Masson, H.,
Hackett, S., Phillips, J. & Balfe, M. (2015). Developmental markers of risk or vulnerability? Young females who sexually abuse: characteristics, backgrounds, behaviours and outcomes. Child and Family Social Work 20(1): 19-29. Balfe, M., Gallagher, B., Masson, H., Balfe, S., Brugha, R. &
Hackett, S. (2015). Internet child sex offenders’ concerns about online security and their use of identity protection technologies a review. Child abuse review 24(6): 427-439.
Hackett, S. & Taylor, A. (2014). Decision Making in Social Work with Children and Families: The Use of Experiential and Analytical Cognitive Processes. The British Journal of Social Work 44(8): 2182-2199.
Hackett, S., Balfe, M., Masson, H. & Phillips, J. (2014). Family responses to young people who have sexually abused: anger, ambivalence and acceptance. Children and Society 28(2): 128-139. Masson, H.,
Hackett, S., Phillips, J. & Balfe, M. (2014). Looking back on the long-term fostering and adoption of children with harmful sexual behaviours: carers’ reflections on their experiences. British Journal of Social Work 44(8): 2200-2217. Smith, C., Allardyce, S.,
Hackett, S., Bradbury-Jones, C., Lazenbatt, A. & Taylor, J (2014). Practice and policy in the UK with children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviours: an analysis and critical review. Journal of Sexual Aggression 20(3): 267-280.
Stepanova, E. & Hackett, S. (2014). Understanding Care Leavers in Russia: Young People's Experiences of Institutionalisation. Australian Social Work 67(1): 118-134.
Hackett, S., Phillips, J., Masson, H. & Balfe, M. (2013). Individual, Family and Abuse Characteristics of 700 British Child and Adolescent Sexual Abusers. Child Abuse Review 22(4): 232–245.
Hackett, S., Carpenter, J., Patsios, D. & Szilassy, E. (2013). Interprofessional and interagency training for working with young people with harmful sexual behaviours: An evaluation of outcomes. Journal of Sexual Aggression 19(3): 329-344. Masson, H., Balfe, M.,
Hackett, S. & Phillips, J. (2013). Lost without a Trace? Social Networking and Social Research with a Hard-to-Reach Population. British Journal of Social Work 43(1): 24-40. Masson, H., Balfe, M.,
Hackett, S. & Phillips, J. (2012). Making use of historical case material: the problems of looking back and the implications for service development in relation to research and evaluation activities. Journal of Sexual Aggression 18(1): 112-122.
Jones, C. & Hackett. S. (2012). Redefining Family Relationships Following Adoption: Adoptive Parents' Perspectives on the Changing Nature of Kinship between Adoptees and Birth Relatives. British Journal of Social Work 42(2): 283-299. Carpenter, J., Patsios, D., Szilassy, E. &
Hackett, S. (2011). Outcomes of Short Course Interprofessional Education in Parental Mental Illness and Child Protection: Self-Efficacy, Attitudes and Knowledge. Social Work Education 30(2): 195-206. Carpenter, J., Patsios, D., Szilassy, E. &
Hackett, S. (2011). Outcomes of short course interprofessional training in parental mental illness and child protection safeguarding children self-efficacy, attitudes and knowledge. Social work education the international journal 30(2): 195-206. Jones, C. &
Hackett, S. (2011). The Role of 'Family Practices' and 'Displays of Family' in the Creation of Adoptive Kinship. British Journal of Social Work 41(1): 40-56. Buschman, J., Wilcox, D., Krapohl, D., Oelrich, M. &
Hackett, S. (2010). Cybersex Offender Risk Assessment: An explorative study. Journal of Sexual Aggression: An international, interdisciplinary forum for research, theory and practice 16(2): 197-209. Vosmer, S.,
Hackett, S. & Callanan, M. (2009). 'Normal' and 'inappropriate' childhood sexual behaviours; findings from a Delphi study of professionals in the United Kingdom. Journal of Sexual Aggression 15(3): 275 - 288
Jones, C. & Hackett, J. (2008). Communicative openness within adoptive families: adoptive parents’ narrative accounts of the challenges of adoption talk and the approaches used to manage these challenges. Adoption Quarterly 10(3-4): 157-178.
Hackett, S., Masson, H. & Phillips, S. (2006). Exploring Consensus in Practice with Youth Who Are Sexually Abusive: Findings from a Delphi Study of Practitioner Views in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Child Maltreatment 11(2): 146-156.
Hackett, S. & Masson, H. (2006). Young people who have sexually abused: what do they (and their parents) want from professionals?. Children & Society 20(3): 183-195. Masson, H. &
Hackett. S. (2005). The extent and nature of work with adolescents who have sexaully abused others: Results of a survey of Youth Offending Teams in England and Wales. Youth Justice 4(3): 160-177.
Hackett. S., Matthies, A-L. & (Guest Editors) (2005). Towards research-oriented social work education in Europe. European Journal of Social Work 8(3): 245-246. Masson, H. &
Hackett, S. (2003). A decade on from the NCH report (1992): adolescent sexual aggression, policy and service delivery across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Journal of Sexual Aggression 9(2): 1-22.
Hackett, S., Kuronen, M., Matthies, A. & Kresal, B. (2003). The motivation, professional development and identity of social work students in four European countries. European Journal of Social Work 6(2): 163-178.
Hackett, S., Masson, H., Balfe, M. & Phillips, J. (Forthcoming). Desistance from adolescent sexual offending: life course trajectories of young people with harmful sexual behaviours. Authored book Chapter in book
Hackett, S. (2017). Researching Child Sexual Assault: Towards a Child Sensitive Methodology. In Research Ethics in Criminology. Dilemmas, Issues and Solutions. Cowburn, M., Gelsthorpe, L. & Wahidin, A. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 133-149.
Hackett, S., Murphy, M. & Ross, K. (2017). Young people with harmful sexual behaviours. In Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of Young Offenders. Bailey, S., Tarbuck, P. & Chitsabesan, P. Cambridge Cambridge University Press.
Hackett, S., Balfe, M., Masson, H. & Phillips, J. (2016). A Study of Long-term Outcomes of Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviours: Using Social Media to Reach and Engage a 'Hard-to-reach' Population. In Innovations in Social Work Research. Using Methods Creatively. Hardwick, L., Smith, R. & Worsley, A. London: Jessica Kingsley. 92-106.
Stepanova, E. & Hackett, S. (2016). Improving Institutional Care to Enhance Outcomes for Care Leavers in Russia. In Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care. International Research, Policy and Practice. Mendes, P. & Snow, P. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 367-388.
Hackett, S. (2015). Child Protection: International Issues. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition). Wright, J. Elsevier. 423-429.
Hackett, S. (2012). The place that theory plays in child protection social work. In Social Work with Children and Families. Davies, M. Palgrave MacMillan. 121-134.
Hackett, S. (2010). Children, young people and sexual violence. In Children Behaving Badly: Exploring peer violence between children and young people. Barter, C. & Berridge, D. London: Blackwell Wiley.
Hackett, S. & Taylor, A. (2008). School Responses to Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviours. In Safeguarding Children and Schools. Baginsky, M. London: Jessica Kingsley.
Hackett, S. (2007). Just how different are they? Diversity and the treatment of young people with harmful sexual behaviours. In Children and young people who sexually abuse: taking the field forward. Calder, M. Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing.
Hackett, S. (2006). A resilience based approach to young people who have sexually abused others. In Children and Young People who Sexually Abused Others: Challenges and Responses. Erooga, M. & Masson, H. London: Brunner Routledge.
Hackett, S. (2006). The personal and professional context to work with children and young people who have sexually abused. In Children and Young People who Sexually Abused Others: Challenges and Responses. Erooga, M. & Masson, H. London: Brunner Routledge.
Hackett, S. (Forthcoming). Assessing the needs of children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviours. In The Child's World (Third Edition). Horwath, J. & Platt, D. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Edited book Other (Print) Carpenter, John., Patsios, Demi., Szilassy, Eszter. &
Hackett, Simon. (2011). Connect, share and learn. Evaluating the outcomes of inter-agency training to safeguard children. Toolkit. Carpenter, John,
Hackett, Simon, Patsios, Demi & Szilassy, Eszter (2010). Outcomes of Interagency Training to Safeguard Children: Final Report to the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Department of Health. 188.
Hackett. S. & Uprichard, E. (2007). Animal abuse and child maltreatment: a review of literature and findings from a UK study links between animal and child maltreatment.
Hackett, S., Masson, H. & Phillips, S. (2005). Services for Young People Who Sexually Abuse. A report on mapping and exploring services for young people who have sexually abused others. Report
Hackett, S. (2016). Exploring the relationship between neglect and harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people: Evidence Scope 3. Dartington, Research in Practice.
Hackett, S., Holmes, D. & Branigan, P. (2016). Harmful sexual behaviour framework: An evidence-informed operational framework for children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviours. London, NSPCC. Carpenter, J., Jessiman, P., Patsios, D.,
Hackett, S. & Phillips, J. (2016). Letting the Future In: A therapeutic intervention for children affected by sexual abuse and their carers: An evaluation of impact and implementation. London, NSPCC.