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January 2009

The National Juvenile Online Victimization Study: Methodology Report

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Information from a national sample of law enforcement agencies about the prevalence of arrests for and characteristics of internet sex crimes against minors.
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January 2009

Hope for Healing: Information for Survivors of Sexual Assault in Detention

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This publication is written for men and women who have survived sexual assault in prisons, jails, or other forms of detention. It offers general information about sexual abuse as well as information about the healing process.
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June 2008

Risk Assessment Instruments to Predict Recidivism of Sex Offenders: Practices in Washington State

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This paper reviews policies and practices regarding assessment of sex offenders for risk of re-offense among public agencies and private treatment providers in Washington State. The authors found that a diverse set of instruments are employed by public and private entities in making decisions about sex offenders.
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May 2008

Assessing the Risk of Juvenile Sex Offenders Using the Intensive Parole Sex Offender Domain

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The Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration contracted with the Institute to determine whether a valid risk assessment for sexual reoffending could be developed using data from the sex offender domain of the Intensive Parole Supervision Assessment (IPSA).This report summarizes the findings.
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July 2007

The Importance of Assessment in Sex Offender Management: An Overview of Key Principles and Practices

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It is designed for all stakeholders who have a role in sex offender management, whether as gatherers or consumers of assessment data. These stakeholders include judges, release decision makers, evaluators, treatment providers, personnel within correctional facilities, probation and parole officers, and administrators at all levels.
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May 2007

Research Bulletin: Sex Offender Populations, Recidivism and Actuarial Assessment

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The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the research on sex offender recidivism rates, and to provide an overview of the availability, validity and usefulness of actuarial risk assessment instruments specific to sex offenders.
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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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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.
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July 2006

Statement from a Transgender Woman Prisoner in California

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This document includes a testimonial submitted by a transgender woman serving a life sentence in California on her experiences of sexual assault in prison and the systems that fail to keep her safe. It also includes statistical information based on letters received by Stop Prison Rape, an organization dedicated to ending sexual assaults in the prison system.
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June 2006

Sex Offender Recidivism in Missouri and Community Correction Options

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There has been substantial public scrutiny over the release of sex offenders to the community, predominantly for individuals who have assaulted young children. The vast majority of sex offenders, however, will be returned to the community following incarceration. Understanding the recidivism patterns of sex offenders and successful community corrections options are one step in developing effective sentencing and correctional policies.
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January 2005

Child-Pornography Possessors Arrested in Internet-Related Crimes: Findings from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study

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"The goals of the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study were to survey law-enforcement agencies within the United States to count arrests for internet-related sex crimes committed against minors and describe the characteristics of offenders, the crimes they committed, and their victims. This report focuses on a representative national sample of arrested offenders who possessed child pornography."& The report includes major findings and conclusions from this sample as well as recommendations and resources for law-enforcement and prosecutors."
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March 2004

Narrative Art and Incarcerated Abused Women

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This article describes an alternative arts program for abused women in prison which could be adapted to fit any service setting.