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Section 3: Lecture Content and Teaching Notes
Components of Supervision: Specialized Approaches to Managing Sex Offenders

6 hours, 50 minutes

TOPIC: SUMMARY
(25 minutes)

Supervision of sex offenders utilizes all of the traditional tools of supervision and adapts them to suit the particular character of this offender population and behavior. Let's go back over some of them:

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are some advantages of caseload specialization for sex offenders? Disadvantages?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are the three recommendations that are made in the PSI?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What else can the information in the PSI be used for? How?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are static and dynamic risk factors? How are they used?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are some examples of specialized conditions for sex offenders? What is the purpose of each?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are the red flags or possible warning signs that an offender is heading toward a relapse?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What's the difference between a validated and unvalidated classification or assessment tool?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: What are the two major elements of a case plan?

Discussion Question? Discussion Question: Any other major points that you're taking away from this section?

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Section 4 will be approximately 2 hours in length and will cover sex offender-specific treatment: the research, components of the treatment, collaboration issues, and reasonable expectations of treatment providers.