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Section 2: Innovative Approaches to Supervision of Sex Offenders in the Community

TOPIC: Introduction

  • Learning Objectives
5 min.
TOPIC: A Victim-Centered Approach to Supervision

  • Introduction
  • A Victim Perspective at the Policy Level
  • A Victim Perspective at the Case Management Level
  • Innovative Example
  • Learning Activity: Considering a Victim-Centered Approach
  • Learning Activity: Case Study
60 min.
TOPIC: A Collaborative Approach to Sex Offender Management

  • Understanding Collaboration
  • Learning Activity: Community Mapping
  • Why is Collaboration Important for Managing Sex Offenders?
  • Collaborative Team Activities
  • Maintaining a Collaborative Approach
  • An Essential Arena for Collaboration: The Relationship Between Supervision, Treatment, and Victim Advocacy
  • Roles of the Supervision Team Members
  • Learning Activity: Case Study
  • The Containment Approach: Supervision, Treatment, and the Polygraph
  • Cautions About Overlapping Roles
2 hr., 30 min.
TOPIC: The Management Team Redefined--Networks of Supervision

  • Networks of Supervision
10 min.
TOPIC: Summary

10 min.