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Section 1: Supervision of Sex Offenders in The Community:
An Overview of The Training

3 hours, 45 minutes

TOPIC: INTRODUCTION
(30 minutes maximum, including Learning Activity)

New Topic IconLEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Note: Allow time for introductions to set a tone for the training that encourages participation and interaction. This is an opportunity for the trainer to get a sense of the group's levels of knowledge and experience. Introductions in large groups can be made around individual training tables. Introductions of all participants would be appropriate in small groups.

At the conclusion of this section, you will be able to—

  • Identify the rationale for a specialized approach to the supervision of sex offenders in the community;
  • Articulate the goals and learning objectives of this training curriculum and outline its content;
  • Summarize the state of knowledge regarding sex offenders and their victims; and
  • Identify the core elements of sex offender supervision approaches emerging around the nation.
Learning Activity Icon LEARNING ACTIVITY: INTRODUCTIONS OF
FACULTY AND PARTICIPANTS

Participants and faculty should introduce themselves by providing their name, the nature of their job, their experience in sex offender supervision, and their expectations of the training.