Cognitions supporting online sexual exploitation of minors among adolescents offenders

Project Details


The goal of this project is to identified the cognitions supporting sexual offending behaviours among adolescents offenders. It is also to adapted the Cognitions of Internet Sexual Offending (C-ISO) scale (Paquette & Cortoni, 2021) for its use with this population.

Key findings

3 groups are participating in this project: male adolescents (14-18 yo) with offline contact sexual offenses, male adolescents (14-18 yo) with online sexual offenses, and male adolescents (14-18 yo) with non-sexual offenses.
Effective start/end date1/09/23 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions