JM 791.719 - Sp Top: Juvenile Sex Offenders, 3 Credits (Spring 2009)
(JM 791.719)

 This course requires an enrolment key

This course is a basic overview of the field of Sexual Offender Treatment as it impacts the adolescent and youthful offender. A special focus in the course will be placed on the impact of the Adam Walsh Act on the criminal justice practitioner. This objective will be met by the examination of selected issues confronting the criminal justice system today including criminalization, risk diagnosis and screening, reentry concerns, trauma issues, mental health concerns, longā€term effects of abuse, program design, implementation and evaluation. Other key concerns revolving around the Adolescent Sexual Offender like registration, notification, risk of recidivism and transition issues to young adulthood will arise and be discussed during the course.

This course requires an enrolment key

 
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Justice Management Program - School of Social Research and Justice Studies
University of Nevada, Reno | Mail Stop 311 | Reno, NV 89557
Phone (775) 682-7975 | justmgmt@unr.edu