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I. What Community Members Need to Know
II. Conducting a Community Notification
III. Managing Sex Offenders
IV. The Role of the Community
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Section 4: Lecture Content and Teaching Notes
The Role of the Community

25 minutes

Please note that this section of the curriculum is intended to be used in situations where participation of community members in sex offender management is a desired goal, and where (as mentioned in Section 3 previously) there is a specialized approach to sex offender management in place.

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  • To identify the rationale for community members' involvement in the community's response to sexual assault, including the management of sex offenders.

  • To learn about places community members can contact to get more involved in reducing sexual assault and promoting the effective management of sex offenders in their communities.