cpss405 | undergraduate

Working With Sex Offenders

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This course provides the historical overview of sex crimes and punishment and explores the contemporary challenges of working with sex offenders. Students review treatment types specific to sex offenders.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Possible Precursors to Sexually Deviant Behavior

    • Describe the application of the cycle of offending to a case study.
    • Describe different standards for sexual behavior.
    • Describe the connection between sexual deviance and sex crimes.
    • Describe different theories of the etiology of sexually deviant behavior.

    Treatment for Sex Offenders

    • Determine appropriate treatment based on the level of risk.
    • Compare methods for treating sex offenders.
    • Describe the effectiveness of treatment on recidivism.

    Challenges to Working With Sex Offenders

    • Identify strategies for dealing with resistance to treatment.
    • Describe different challenges related to reintegration into the community.
    • Describe special considerations for managing sex offenders in the prison, jail, or inpatient treatment setting.
    • Describe how legal statutes have influenced the classification and management of sex offenders.

    Historical Overview of Sex Crimes and Punishment

    • Identify differences between categories of sex offenses.
    • Differentiate between abnormal sexual attraction and abnormal sexual behavior.
    • Describe the range of punishments for different levels of sex crimes.
    • Explain how classification of sex crimes has evolved over time.
    • Identify personal attitudes and perceptions toward sex offenders.

    Types of Offenders

    • Describe characteristics of different types of sex offenders.
    • Describe characteristics of victims of specific sexual offenses.
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