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January 2007

Representing Victims of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

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This document discusses some challenges in representing a victim of domestic violence whose batterer is a police officer.
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January 2007

Assessing the Risk of Sexual Offenders on Community Supervision: The Dynamic Supervision Project

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This study analyzed 997 sexual offenders in sixteen Canadian jurisdictions and 2 American states (Iowa and Alaska) for risk assessment methodologies.
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January 2007

Myths and Facts about Sexual Offenders: Implications for Treatment and Public Policy

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The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent perceptions about sexual offenders are based on empirical evidence or misconceptions.
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  • Training Tools
January 2007

Enhancing the Management of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners

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Originally developed for jurisdictions awarded grants through the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, this handbook has been adapted to describe a planning and implementation process that is applicable to all jurisdictions, regardless of size, available resources, or expertise level of those involved in the process.
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January 2007

Concepts in Creating Culturally Responsive Services for Supervised Visitation Centers

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This resource focuses on how to become a culturally responsive organization, particularly in terms of visitation practices for families who have experienced intimate partner violence.
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January 2007

Community-Based Standards for Addressing Youth Who Have Caused Sexual Harm

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These standards are offered as benchmarks for programs to work toward as they strive to best serve the youth, their families, and the community.
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January 2007

Public Perceptions about Sex Offenders and Community Protection Policies, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy

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The purpose of this study was to examine public perceptions about sex offenders and community protection policies. Data were obtained from a sample of 193 residents in Melbourne, Florida. It was hypothesized that the public holds some inaccurate beliefs about sex offenders, and that there is strong public support for community protection policies. It was found that community members believe that sex offenders have very high recidivism rates, view sex offenders as a homogeneous group with regard to risk, and are skeptical about the benefits of sex offender treatment.
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January 2007

Legislative Analysis: Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006

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Summaries of each title are followed by notes for advocates and, where appropriate, NAESV's position on particular aspects of the Act.
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January 2007

Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act: A Sketch

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This resource provides a brief summary of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, P.L. 109-248 (H.R. 4472) which reformulates the federal standards for sex offender registration in state, territorial and tribal sexual offender registries. "It does so in a manner designed to make the system more uniform, more inclusive, more informative and more readily available to the public online."
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January 2007

Megan's Law and its Impact on Community Re-Entry for Sex Offenders

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Community notification, known as "Megan's Law," provides the public with information about known sex offenders in an effort to assist parents and potential victims to protect themselves from dangerous predators. The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of community notification on the lives of registered sex offenders. Two hundred and thirty-nine sex offenders in Connecticut and Indiana were surveyed. The negative consequences that occurred with the greatest frequency included job loss, threats and harassment, property damage, and suffering of household members.
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December 2006

Treatment of Adult Sex Offenders

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This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the current state of treatment of adult male sex offenders, with a focus on the effectiveness of treatment.
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December 2006

The Three 'R's of Reentry: Reparative Justice, Relationships, Responsibility

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Currently there is a significant amount of attention focused on the large number of offenders who are being released from prison to communities across the country. Leadership and support from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs have created opportunities to discuss, plan and implement new strategies to more effectively deal with offenders who are going home.