Author | Sara G. West, MD

Articles

The Case of a Female Teacher Who Sexually Abuses Her Student

April 10, 2012

In treating a female who sexually abuses a minor, what should the clinician keep in mind? Is the treatment plan different for a female offender than a male?

Lessons to Learn: Female Educators Who Sexually Abuse Their Students

August 06, 2010

A small percentage of educators use their position of power to sexually exploit their students. While it is assumed that men are often responsible for this type of behavior, in recent years, a number of high-profile cases of female educator sexual misconduct have been covered by the media.