cpss406 | undergraduate

Contemporary Issues Of Sex Crimes

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This course examines contemporary and emerging issues regarding sexual offenses, including the effects of politics, public policy, and cultural attitudes on sex offender management and treatment in the criminal justice system.

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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    Special Considerations in Management and Supervision

    • Determine statutes that are unique to sex offenders in specific states.
    • Describe statutory processes related to civil commitment.

    Contemporary and Emerging Issues in Sex Offender Treatment and Management

    • Describe community concerns on sex offender reentry.
    • Identify issues related to management of female sex offenders.
    • Explain current views on the efficacy of sex offender treatment.
    • Compare the routine activities theory and the rational choice theory for sex offender management.

    Judicial Processes for Sex Offenders

    • Describe factors that can influence pre-trial and sentencing processes.
    • Determine conditions of supervision to reduce recidivism.

    Issues With Tracking

    • Describe issues related to the electronic monitoring of sex offenders.
    • Compare the effectiveness of different methods of physical monitoring on reducing recidivism.
    • Describe differences in issues related to monitoring between rural and urban settings.

    Managing Offenders With Dual Diagnosis

    • Describe management strategies for offenders with dual diagnosis.
    • Identify challenges related to determining the priority of treatment.
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