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'Why I work with sex offenders'

For the past 15 years Lydia Guthrie has worked with sex offenders.

She trained as a social worker and, before becoming a consultant, ran the sex offender treatment programme in the community.

She then became a national trainer for the probation service's sex offender treatment programme.

Here Ms Guthrie explains why she thinks helping offenders rehabilitate is the right thing to do.