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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 3: Managing Sex Offenders in the Community

TOPIC: Introduction 5 min.
TOPIC: Why Do We Need to Talk About Managing Sex Offenders in the Community? 5 min.
TOPIC: What Do We Mean by Sex Offender Management? 5 min.
TOPIC: Lapses

  • What Is a Lapse?
10 min.
TOPIC: Victim-Centered Approach

  • Defining a Victim-Centered Approach
5 min.


This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement No. 97-WT-VX-K007, awarded by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.