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Sentencing Sex Offenders: A Model Curriculum for Judges
This curriculum was designed to serve as an introduction to six facets of sentencing and managing sex offenders: the contemporary research and literature on sex offenders and sexual victimization; tools used to assess sex offenders, and the areas of uncertainty; types of treatment and other interventions used to reduce the risk of offenders; sentencing decisions and their implications, including conditions to impose; evidence-based sentencing research; and the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
The Role of Judges in Managing Juvenile Sex Offense Cases: Keys to Informed Decisionmaking
This curriculum is designed to provide practical information to juvenile and family court judges about youth who engage in sexually abusive behavior, and to enhance their day-to-day decisionmaking in these challenging cases.