Franca Cortoni (UdeM)

École de criminologie
Université de Montréal
C.P. 6128, Succ. Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

Pavillon Lionel-Groulx
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, bureau C-4097
Téléphone : (514) 343-6582
Télécopie : (514) 343-2269

franca.cortoni@umontreal.ca

Publications

Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders

Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders. Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Proulx, J., Cortoni, F., Craig, L.A. & Letourneau, E. (2020). Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders. Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell (550 pages). www

Women Who Sexually Abuse

Assessment, Treatment & Management

Cortoni, F. (2018). Women Who Sexually Abuse. Assessment, Treatment & Management. Brandon, Vermont: Safer Society Press (169 pages) www

Traité de l'agression sexuelle

Théories explicatives, évaluation et traitements des agresseurs sexuels

Cortoni, F. et Pham, T.H. (Dir., 2017). Traité de l'agression sexuelle. Théories explicatives, évaluation et traitements des agresseurs sexuels. Bruxelles : Éditions Mardaga. (416 pages) www

Sexual Abuse : A Journal of Research and Treatment

Special Issue : Female Sexual Offenders

Cortoni, F. (Guest Editor, 2015). Female Sexual Offenders (special issue).  Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research & Treatment, vol. 27(3). www

Traité des violences criminelles

Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science

Maurice Cusson, Stéphane Guay, Jean Proulx et Franca Cortoni (Dir., 2013). Traité des violences criminelles. Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science. Montréal : Hurtubise (936 pages). www

Female Sexual Offenders

Special Issue, Journal of Sexual Aggression

Cortoni, F. & Gannon, T.A. (Éds.) (2011). Special Issue: Female Sexual Offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 17(1).

Female Sexual Offenders

Theory, Assessement and Treatment

Gannon, T.A., & Cortoni, F. (Eds.) (2010). Female Sexual Offenders. Theory, Assessement and Treatment. Chichester, Angleterre : Wiley-Blackwell. (224 pages)

Cortoni, F. & Stefanov, G. (2020). Female Sexual Offenders. In J. Proulx, F. Cortoni, L.A. Craig & E. J. Letourneau (Eds.), Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders. Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention (pp. 279-294). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. (2019). Female sexual offenders: Patterns and explanations. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology (pp. 512-515). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

Cortoni, F. (2019). Female sexual offenders. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology (pp. 509-512). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

Cortoni, F. & Fontaine, N.M.G. (2018). Interventions with female offenders. In G. Davies & A.R. Beech (Eds). Forensic Psychology: Crime, Justice, Law, Interventions - 3rd Ed. (pp. 579-599). Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Robitaille, M.-P., & Cortoni, F. (2018). Violent women offenders. In J. Barker & D. S. Tavcer (Ed.). Women and the Criminal Justice System: A Canadian Perspective - 2nd Edition (pp. 115-139). Toronto: Emond Montgomery.

Cortoni, F., Beech, A.R., & Craig, L.A. (2017). Sexual offenders. In K.D. Browne, A.R. Beech, L.A. Craig, S., Chou (Eds.), Assessments in forensic practice: A handbook (pp. 52-75). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. et Vanderstukken, O. (2017). L’évaluation des besoins de traitement. Dans F. Cortoni et T. Pham (Dir.), Traité de l'agression sexuelle. Théories explicatives, évaluation et traitements des agresseurs sexuels (pp. 129-144). Bruxelles : Éditions Mardaga.

Cortoni, F. et Desfachelles, M. (2017). Les femmes auteures d’agressions sexuelles. Dans F. Cortoni et T. Pham (Dir.), Traité de l'agression sexuelle. Théories explicatives, évaluation et traitements des agresseurs sexuels (pp. 233-250). Bruxelles : Éditions Mardaga. 

Cortoni, F. & Gannon, T.A. (2016). Understanding female sexual offenders. In T.Ward & A.R. Beech (Eds). Theories of Sexual Offending (pp. 453-471). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F., & Gannon, T.A. (2016). The assessment of female sexual offenders. In L. Craig & M. Rettenberger (Eds). Assessment of Sexual Offenders (pp. 1017-1036). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. (2016). Treatment of female sexual offenders. In L.E. Marshall & W.L. Marshall (Eds.). Treatment of Sexual Offenders (pp. 1265-1283). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. & Gannon, T.A. (2016). Female Sexual Offenders: An Overview. In A. Phenix & H.M. Hoberman (Eds.), Sexual Offending: Predisposing Antecedents, Assessments and Management (pp.213-224). New York: Springer. 

Pflugradt, D. & Cortoni, F. (2015). Women who sexually offend: A case study. In Wilcox, D.T., Garrett, T., & Harkings, L. (Eds.), Sex Offender Treatment: A Case Study Approach to Issues and Interventions. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. (2014). Working with women who sexually offend. In M. Carich & S. Mussack (Eds.), Handbook of Sexual Offending (pp. 365-386). Brandon, VT: Safer Society Press. 

Craig, L., Beech, A.R. & Cortoni, F. (2013). What works in assessing risk in sexual and violent offenders. Dans L.A. Craig, L. Dixon, & T.A. Gannon (Eds.) What Works in Offender Rehabilitation: An Evidence Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment (pp. 94-114). Chicester, UK: Wiley-Balckwell.

Cortoni, F. et Robitaille, M.P. (2013). La violence et les femmes. Dans M. Cusson, S. Guay, J. Proulx et F. Cortoni (Dir.), Traité des violences criminelles. Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science (pp. 215-238). Montréal : Hurtubise.

Cortoni, F. et Longpré, N. (2013). Comprendre la psychologie du comportement violent. Dans M. Cusson, S. Guay, J. Proulx et F. Cortoni (Dir.), Traité des violences criminelles. Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science (pp. 371-390). Montréal : Hurtubise.

Polaschek, D. et Cortoni, F. (2013). Le traitement des délinquants violents. Dans M. Cusson, S. Guay, J. Proulx et F. Cortoni (Dir.), Traité des violences criminelles. Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science (pp. 837-861). Montréal : Hurtubise.

Cortoni, F. et Pham, T. (2013). Évaluation et traitement des agresseurs sexuels. Dans M. Cusson, S. Guay, J. Proulx et F. Cortoni (Dir.), Traité des violences criminelles. Les questions posées par la violence, les réponses de la science (pp. 863-885). Montréal : Hurtubise.

Cortoni, F. & Gannon, T.A. (2013). What works with female sexual offenders. Dans L.A. Craig, L. Dixon, & T.A. Gannon (Eds.) What Works in Offender Rehabilitation: An Evidence Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment (pp. 271-284). Chicester, UK: Wiley-Balckwell.

Cortoni, F., & Gannon, T.A. (2011). Female Sexual Offenders. Chapitre dans D.P. Boer, R. Eher, L.A. Craig, M. Miner, & F. Phafflin (Eds.), International Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: Theory, Practice and Research (pp. 35-54). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F., Craig, L.A. & Beech, A.R. (2010). Risk assessment of sexual offenders. Chapitre dans M. Herzog-Evans et I. Dréan- Rivette (Éds.). Transnational Criminology Manual (pp. 503-525). Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publisher.

Cortoni, F. et Longpré, N. (2010). Est-ce que les traitements pour les agresseurs sexuels sont efficaces pour réduire la récidive? Chapitre dans D. Lafortune, J. Poupart et S. Tanner (Éds.). Questions de criminologie (pp. 107-115). Montréal : Presse de l'Université de Montréal.

Cortoni, F., Anderson, D., & Bright, D. (2010). Locus of control, coping and sexual offenders. Chapitre dans Schwartz, B.A. & Cellini, C. (Eds.), Handbook of sex offender treatment (pp, 14:1 – 14:18). Kingston, New Jersey: Civic Research Institute.

Wilson, R.J., Picheca, J.E., McWhinnie, A.J., & Cortoni, F. (2010). Circles of Support and Accountability: Engaging the community in sexual offender management. Chapitre dans Schwartz, B.A. & Cellini, C. (Eds.), Handbook of sex offender treatment (pp. 64:1 – 64:26). Kingston, New Jersey: Civic Research Institute.

Gannon, T.A., & Cortoni, F. (2010). Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment. An introduction. In T.A. Gannon & F. Cortoni (Eds.), Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment (pp. 1-8). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Rousseau, M.M., & Cortoni, F. (2010). The Mental Health Needs of Female Sexual Offenders. In T.A. Gannon & F. Cortoni (Eds.), Female sexual offenders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment (pp. 73-86) . Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. (2010). The Assessment of Female Sexual Offenders. In T.A. Gannon & F. Cortoni (Eds.), Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment (pp. 87-100). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gannon, T.A., Rose, M.R., & Cortoni, F. (2010). Developments in Female Sexual Offending and Considerations for Future Research and Treatment. In T.A. Gannon & F. Cortoni (Eds.), Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment (pp. 181-198) Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortoni, F. (2010). Female sexual offenders: A special sub-group. In K. Harrison (Ed.). Dealing with high-risk sex offenders in the community: risk management, treatment and social responsibilities (159-173). Devon, UK: Willan Publishing.

Cortoni, F. (2009). Violence and women offenders. Chapitre dans J. Barker (Éd.). Women and the Criminal Justice System : A Canadian Perspective (pp. 175-199). Toronto : Emond Montgomery.

Cortoni, F. (2008). Factors associated with sexual recidivism. Chapitre dans A.R. Beech, L.A. Craig, & K.D. Browne (Éd.). Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders: A Handbook (pp. 39-52). Chichester, Angleterre: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Cortoni, F. (2008). Managing risk through effective correctional rehabilitation. Chapitre dans V. Yang & P. Wang (Éds.) Risk Assessment & Risk Management: A Canadian Criminal Justice Perspective (pp. 28-38). Beijing, China: China Procuracy Publishing House.

Lussier, P. & Cortoni, F. (2008). The development of antisocial behaviour and sexual offending: Theoretical, empirical and clinical implications. Chapitre dans Schwartz, B.A. & Cellini, C. (Éd.), The Sex Offender, Volume 6 (pp. 2-1 – 2-36). Kingston, New Jersey: Civic Research Institute.

Ford, H. & Cortoni, F. (2008). Sexual deviance in females: Assessment and treatment. In D.R. Laws & W.O’Donohue (Éds.). Sexual Deviance, 2nd Edition (pp.508-526). New York: Guilford Press.

Cortoni, F. & Carich, M.S. (2007). The how and why of building coping skills in treatment. In D. Prescott (Ed.), Applying Knowledge to Practice: Challenges in the Treatment and Supervision of Sexual Abusers (pp. 222-238). Oklahoma City, OK: Wood'N'Barnes.

Cortoni, F. & Nunes, K.L. (2007). Recherche sur l’efficacité du traitement chez les délinquants sexuels. In M. Tardif (Éd.). L'Agression Sexuelle : Coopérer au-delà des frontières, CIFAS 2005. Textes choisis, pp. 309-323 (chapitre 20). Montréal: Cifas-Institut Philippe Pinel de Montréal. Plus d'info.

Denov. M. & Cortoni, F. (2006). Women who sexually abuse children. Chapitre dans C. Hilarski & J. Wodarski (Eds.), Comprehensive Mental Health Services with Sex Offenders and their Families (pp. 71-99). New York: Haworth Press.

Paquette, S. & Cortoni, F. (2021). Offense-supportive cognitions, atypical sexuality, problematic self-regulation, and the perceived anonymity among online and contact sexual offenders against children. Archives of Sexual Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01863-z

Marshall, E., Miller, H.A., Cortoni, F., & Helmus, L.M. (2020). The Static-99R is not valid for women: Predictive validity in 739 females who have sexually offended. Sexual Abusehttps://doi.org/10.1177%2F1079063220940303

Higgs, T., Olver, M. E., Nunes, K. L., & Cortoni, F. (2020). Risk relevance of psychometric assessment in high-risk violent offenders. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 25(2), 219-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12173

Paquette, S., & Cortoni, F. (2020). Offense-supportive cognitions expressed by men who use internet to sexually exploit children: a thematic analysis. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. First Published February 13.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X20905757

Paquette, S., Longpré, N. et Cortoni, F. (2019). A billion distorted thoughts: An exploratory study of criminogenic cognitions among men who sexually exploit children over the internet. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Online 1St  www 

Paquette, S., & Cortoni, F. (2019). The development and validation of the Cognitions of Internet Sexual Offending (C-ISO) scale. Sexual Abuse. Online 1st. https://doi.org/10.1177/1079063219862281 

Higgs, T., Cortoni, F., & Nunes, K. (2019). Reducing violence risk? Some positive recidivism outcomes for Canadian treated high-risk offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 46, 359-373. www

Peterson, C., Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2018). The factor structure of the Aggression Questionnaire with violent offenders. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 1888–1905.

Desfachelles, M. et Cortoni, F. (2017). Les femmes qui agressent sexuellement en compagnie de leur conjoint : trajectoires de vie. Criminologie, 50(2), 33-54.

Cortoni, F., Babchishin, K.M., & Rat, C. (2017). The proportion of sexual offenders who are female is higher than thought: A meta-analysis. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 145–162. DOI: 10.1177/0093854816658923.

Peterson, C., Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2016). Does the Factor Structure of the Aggression Questionnaire Hold for Sexual Offenders? Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43, 811–829. DOI: 10.1177/0093854815618692.

Giguère, G., Savard, D., & Cortoni, F. (2015). Une étude métrologique des items du Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (LS/CMI) avec la contribution de la théorie classique des tests chez les personnes contrevenantes du Québec (An analysis of the LS/CMI results for Quebec francophone offenders). Revue canadienne de criminologie et de justice pénale, 57, 293-329. 

Cortoni, F., Sandler, J.C., & Freeman, N.J. (2015). Women Convicted of Promoting Prostitution of a Minor Are Different From Women Convicted of Traditional Sexual Offenses: A Brief Research Report. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research & Treatment, 27(3), 324-334.

Cortoni, F. (2015). What Is So Special About Female Sexual Offenders? Introduction. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research & Treatment, 27(3), 232-234.

Sarah Paquette, Franca Cortoni, Jean Proulx, Nicholas Longpre (2014). An examination of implicit theories among francophone child molesters. Journal of Sexual Aggression: An international, interdisciplinary forum for research, theory and practice. Vol 20, Issue2, 182-196. www

Robitaille, M.P. & Cortoni, F. (2014).  La pensée des femmes violentes : les théories implicites liées au comportement violent. Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 46(2), 175-184.

Hermann, K., Babchishin, M., Nunes, K.L., Leth-Steensen, C., & Cortoni, F. (2012). Factor Structure of the Bumby RAPE Scale: A Two-Factor Model. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 39, 869-886.

Cortoni, F., & Gannon, T.A. (2011). Editioral: Special Issue on Female Sexual Offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 17, 1-3.

Nunes, K.L., Babchishin, K. M., & Cortoni, F. (2011). Clinical and statistical significance: Measuring treatment change in sex offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38, 157-173.

Cortoni, F., Hanson, R.K., & Coache, M.E. (2010). The recidivism rates of female sexual offenders are low: A meta-analysis. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 22, 387-401.

Nunes, K.L., Cortoni, F., & Serin, R.C. (2010). Screening offenders for risk of dropout and expulsion from correctional programs. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 341-356.

Cortoni, F., Hanson RK, et Coache, ME (2009). Les délinquantes sexuelles : prévalence et récidive, Revue Internationale de Criminologie et de Police Technique et Scientifique, vol. LXII, no 4, p. 319-336.

Rossegger, A., Wetli, N., Urbaniok, F., Elbert, T., Cortoni, F., & Endrass, J. (2009). Women convicted for violent offenses: Adverse childhood experiences, low level of education and poor mental health. BMC Psychiatry, 9:81.

Wilson, R.J., Cortoni, F., & McWhinnie, A. (2009). Circles of Support & Accountability: A Canadian national replication of outcome findings. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 21, 412-430.

Cortoni, F., Hanson, R.K., & Coache, M.E. (2009). Les délinquantes sexuelles : prévalence et récidive. Revue internationale de criminologie et de police technique et scientifique, LXII(4), 319-336.

Cortoni, F. et Lafortune, D. (2009). Le traitement correctionnel fondé sur des données probantes : une recension. Criminologie, 42(1), 61-90.

Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2008). Dropout from sex offender treatment and dimensions of risk of sexual recidivism. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 24-33.

Wilson, R.J., McWhinnie, A.J., Picheca, J.E., Prinzo, M., & Cortoni, F. (2007). Circles of Support & Accountability: Engaging community volunteers in the management of high-risk sexual offenders. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 46, 1-15.

Cortoni, F. (2013, février). Prévenir la récidive : Les programmes correctionnels. Paris, France : Conférence de consensus sur la prévention de la récidive du Ministère de la Justice, France.

Wilson, R.J., Cortoni, F., Pcheca, J., & Nunes, K.L. (2009). Community-based sexual offender maintenance treatment programming : An evaluation. Rapport de recherche R-188. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Wilson, R.J., Cortoni, F., & Vermani, M. (2007). Circles of Support and Accountability: A national replication of outcome findings. Rapport de recherche R-185. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2007). Assessing treatment change in sexual offenders. Rapport de recherche R-184. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Cortoni, F. & Nunes, K.L. (2007). Assessing the effectiveness of the National Sex Offender Program. Rapport de recherche R-183. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Cortoni, F., Nunes, K.L., & Latendresse, M. (2006). Examen de l’efficacité du Programme de prévention de la violence. Rapport de recherche R-178. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2006). Évaluation du risque de décrochage ou de renvoi chez les délinquants qui participent à des programmes correctionnels. Rapport de recherche R-177. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

Nunes, K.L., & Cortoni, F. (2006). L'hétérogénéité des délinquants ayant abandonné leur traitement. Rapport de recherche R-176. Ottawa, ON: Service correctionnel Canada.

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