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I. What Community Members Need to Know
II. Conducting a Community Notification
III. Managing Sex Offenders
IV. The Role of the Community
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Section 1: What Community Members Need to Know about Sexual Assault and Sex Offenders

TOPIC: Introduction 5 min.
TOPIC: Facts Regarding Sexual Offenders and Their Victims

  • Introduction
  • Learning Activity: True or False Quiz
  • Summarizing What We Know
30 min.
TOPIC: Tips on Reducing Your and Your Loved Ones' Risk of Sexual Assault
  • For Parents
  • For Teenagers
  • For You
15 min.
TOPIC: Becoming Part of the Solution to Ending Sexual Assault 5 min.
Further Resources and References  

Section 2: Conducting a Community Notification

TOPIC: Introduction 5 min.
TOPIC: Notification 10 min.
TOPIC: Question and Answer Period 15 min.

Section 3: Managing Sex Offenders in the Community

TOPIC: Introduction 5 min.
TOPIC: Why Do We Need to Talk About Managing Sex Offenders in the Community? 5 min.
TOPIC: What Do We Mean by Sex Offender Management? 5 min.
TOPIC: Lapses

  • What Is a Lapse?
10 min.
TOPIC: Victim-Centered Approach

  • Defining a Victim-Centered Approach
5 min.

Section 4: The Role of the Community

TOPIC: Introduction 10 min.
TOPIC: Enhancing Community Safety

  • To Enhance Community Safety, Community Members Canů
  • Community Resources
5 min.
TOPIC: How Can Community Members Help Support the Goals of Sex Offender Management? 5 min.
TOPIC: Closing

  • Evaluation
  • Closing Remarks
5 min.

This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement No. 97-WT-VX-K007, awarded by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.