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Section 4: Lecture Content and Teaching Notes
Sex Offender Specific Treatment in the Context of Supervision

2 hours

TOPIC: SUMMARY
(3 minutes)

New Topic IconCOLLABORATION ACTIVITIES

Use Slide # SymbolUse Slide #26: Primary Goal of Treatment—Reduce Future Victimization
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The most important things to take away from this section are—

  • The primary goal of treatment is to reduce future victimization.
  • The goals of treatment, including reducing cognitive distortions and accepting responsibility, developing victim empathy, controlling sexual arousal, improving social competence, developing relapse prevention skills, and establishing supervision conditions and networks are all means to the end of reducing future victimization.
Treatment providers must be willing to—

  • Use Slide # SymbolUse Slide #27: Treatment Providers Must be Willing to…
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    Work with you as part of a team;
  • Share all information;
  • Protect the community as their primary responsibility; and
  • Evaluate their work by these standards.