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Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

Understanding Treatment for Adults and Juveniles Who Have Committed Sex Offenses

  • Organization: Center for Sex Offender Management, A Project of the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Wednesday, November 01, 2006
  • Submitted: Thursday, February 22, 2007
  • Attachment(s): PDF

The purpose of this brief is to provide a broad overview of current research, professional literature, and practice trends relative to treatment for sexually abusive individuals, in an attempt to better illuminate this rather complex topic for those who have a stake in sex offender management. Although specialized clinicians may find this brief to be of interest, the primary intended audience is the range of other management professionals seeking to understand key issues about treatment for adults and juveniles who have committed sex offenses.

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