David S. Prescott, LICSW

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David Prescott is the Clinical Services Development Director for the Becket Family of Services located across northern New England. He has worked in and around inpatient settings for three decades and specializes in working with individuals who have sexually abused as well as those who have experienced trauma. This web site is dedicated to sharing resources, networking, and training to increase knowledge in these fields. It builds on the belief that all professionals can be more effective when we work together and exchange ideas


                                       photo by J. Lloyd

Minnesota Public Radio interview:
Can programs successfully reintegrate sex offenders into community?

David's published works and training focus on

  1. Assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults who have sexually abused
  2. Motivational interviewing
  3. The Good Lives and Self-Regulation models of sexual offender rehabilitation
  4. The use of ongoing, structured feedback in improving clinical outcomes (e.g., Feedback-Informed Treatment)
  5. Neurobiological perspectives on treating sexual abuse and aggression

He has presented on these topics around the world.

 Watch online:

ATSA Public Engagement:
General Information about Sexual Abuse & Sexual Offending

The Basics of Motivational Interviewing

What works in preventing and treating sexual abuse.


Understanding Treatment.


Who's David S. Prescott?


Knowledge and Practice:
Where we've been and where we're going

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Invited Keynote, Ohio Department of Youth Services Conference on Strategies for Effective Treatment, Responsible Management, and Community Safety. Columbus, OH, September 1, 2010



David S. Prescott, LICSW – PMB 210 - 190 US Route 1 – Falmouth, ME 04105
Email: DSP@DavidPrescott.net

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