Questions: Adult Sex Offenders

Community Support Networks

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do agency policies or procedures require institutional caseworkers to address community support networks as part of the transition and release planning process?
  2. If so, do they include:
    • Expectations pertaining to the individuals who should be considered?
    • Specific criteria that must be met to qualify as an appropriate community support?
    • Specialized training requirements for community supports (including an emphasis on dynamic risk factors)?
    • Expectations regarding the role of community supports in release planning and community stabilization efforts?
  3. Are sex offenders required to demonstrate the presence of an adequate and informed community support network prior to release from institutions?

Questions: Juvenile Sex Offenders

Community Support Networks

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do agency policies or procedures require institutional caseworkers to address community support networks as part of the transition and release planning process with juvenile sex offenders?
  2. If so, do they include:
    • Expectations pertaining to the individuals who should be considered?
    • Specific criteria that must be met to qualify as an appropriate community support?
    • Specialized training requirements for community supports (including an emphasis on dynamic risk factors)?
    • Expectations regarding the role of community supports in release planning and community stabilization efforts?
  3. Are juvenile sex offenders required to demonstrate the presence of an adequate and informed community support network prior to release from facilities?