Questions: Adult Sex Offenders

Prison–Based Programs: Diverse and Special Needs Populations

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do policies or procedures require prison–based sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  2. In practice, are prison–based sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  3. Do policies or procedures require prison–based sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youthful offenders?
    • Severely/persistently mentally ill?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Medically disabled?
    • Protective custody status?
    • Segregation status?
    • Others?
  4. In practice, are prison–based sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youthful offenders?
    • Severely/persistently mentally ill?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Medically disabled?
    • Protective custody status?
    • Segregation status?
    • Others?
  5. Do policies or procedures require that staff members in correctional facilities receive training on the following:
    • Culturally competent programs and services?
    • Gender responsive programs and services?
    • Working with severely and persistently mentally ill offenders?
    • Working with low functioning/MRDD clients?
    • Others?
  6. In practice, do staff members in correctional facilities receive training on the following:
    • Culturally competent programs and services?
    • Gender responsive programs and services?
    • Working with severely and persistently mentally ill offenders?
    • Working with low functioning/MRDD clients?
    • Others?

Civil Commitment

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. If a civil commitment process exists for certain high risk sex offenders, do policies or procedures take into account the following key issues:

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    • Notice to incarcerated sex offenders about the civil commitment statute and its potential relevance to their status?
    • The screening and referral process?
    • Approaches to forensic evaluations and proceedings?
    • The type of treatment(s) to be offered for those who are ultimately committed?
    • Treatment planning and the assessment of treatment progress?
    • Assessment of changes in risk over time?
    • Release decisionmaking?
    • Transition and reentry planning?

Community–Based Treatment Programs: Diverse and Special Needs Populations

  1. Do policies or procedures require community–based sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  2. In practice, are community–based sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  3. Do policies or procedures require community–based sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically to address the following special needs categories:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Severely/persistently mentally ill?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  4. In practice, are community–based sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Severely/persistently mentally ill?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  5. Do community–based sex offender treatment providers receive training on the following:
    • Culturally competent programs and services?
    • Gender responsive programs and services?
    • Working with severely and persistently mentally ill offenders?
    • Working with low functioning/MRDD clients?
    • Others?

Questions: Juvenile Sex Offenders

Residential/Juvenile Correctional Programs: Diverse and Special Needs Populations

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do policies or procedures require residential/juvenile correctional sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  2. In practice, are residential/juvenile correctional sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  3. Do policies or procedures require residential/juvenile correctional sex offender treatment programs to be tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  4. In practice, are residential/juvenile correctional sex offender treatment programs available that are tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  5. Do staff members in residential/juvenile correctional facilities receive training on the following:
    • Culturally competent programs and services?
    • Gender responsive programs and services?
    • Working with youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Working with low functioning/MRDD clients?
    • Others?

Community–Based Treatment Programs: Diverse and Special Needs Populations

  1. Do policies or procedures require community–based juvenile sex offender treatment services to be tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  2. In practice, are community–based juvenile sex offender treatment services available that are tailored specifically to address the following key diversities:
    • Culture?
    • Gender?
    • Others?
  3. Do policies or procedures require community–based juvenile sex offender treatment services to be tailored specifically to address the following special needs categories:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  4. In practice, are community–based juvenile sex offender treatment services available that are tailored specifically for the following special needs clients:
    • Low functioning/MRDD?
    • Youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Hearing impaired?
    • Visually impaired?
    • Others?
  5. Do community–based juvenile sex offender treatment providers receive training on the following:
    • Culturally competent programs and services?
    • Gender responsive programs and services?
    • Working with youth with mental health difficulties?
    • Working with low functioning/MRDD clients?
    • Others?