Emerging Adults

Transition-Aged Individuals who have Committed Sex Offenses: Considerations for the Emerging Adult Population
Adolescents who commit sex offenses differ in important ways from adults who sexually offend, and system responses should be developed and implemented accordingly. This document focuses on a subgroup of individuals (e.g., roughly 16–25-year-olds) who do not fall neatly into either the adolescent or adult classification.