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

3 hours

TOPIC: SUMMARY
(10 minutes)

Supervision of sex offenders uses all of the traditional tools of supervision and adapts them to suit the particular character of this offender population and behavior.

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

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 are some of the ways in which sex offender-specific treatment differs from traditional mental health treatment?