1. Summary
  2. Take Home Messages
    • There is no “typical” profile of a juvenile sex offender.
    • “One size fits all” approaches are not appropriate.
    • Juvenile sex offenders are not miniature adult offenders.
    • Collaboration is key to managing this population.
  3. Take Home Messages (Continued)
    • Comprehensive and ongoing assessments are critical.
    • Treatment must be specialized to meet the needs of the juvenile and driven by assessment information.
    • Effective supervision strategies reflect a balanced, success-oriented approach.
  4. Take Home Messages (Continued)
    • Early planning and coordination can aid in transition and reentry.
    • Ideal legislative responses will reflect current literature on juvenile sex offenders.
  5. Additional Resources
    • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) – www.atsa.com
    • National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth (NCSBY) – www.ncsby.org
    • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) – www.ncjfcj.org
    • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) – www.ojjdp.ncjrs.gov
    • You can also visit the CSOM Web site at www.csom.org
  6. In Conclusion
    • Thank you for taking the time to attend this training! We appreciate your commitment to working with these youth, their victims, and their families.

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