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 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Special Considerations in Management and Supervision

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

    Contemporary and Emerging Issues in Sex Offender Treatment and Management

    • Compare the routine activities theory and the rational choice theory for sex offender 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.

    Managing Offenders With Dual Diagnosis

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

    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.
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