Juvenile Sex Offenders

$15.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Intermediate

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CE Course Description

Statistics on the incidence and prevalence of sex crimes, as well as trend data, can provide important insight into the nature and extent of sexual violence that practitioners can use to design and deliver more effective prevention and intervention strategies.  This CE course presents empirically derived information that helps paint a portrait of what is currently known about the incidence and prevalence of sexual offending and victimization.  It also describes the strengths and weaknesses of the available data so practitioners can better assess and interpret the existing knowledge base.

Author:  Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.  (2017, March).  Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative.  Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

Retrieved from:  https://smart.gov/SOMAPI/index.html


CE Course Objectives

1.  Appraise what has been found to be predictive of subsequent sexual perpetration.

2.  Criticize the personality trait that contributes significantly to the social learning model.

3.  Conclude why neither actuarial nor clinical risk assessment instruments stand up to rigorous scientific scrutiny.

4.  Evaluate the type of abuse that has an indirect effect on sexual coercion.

5.  Identify three motivating factors for the majority of adolescents who sexually victimized peer or older females.

6.  Give the single risk factor, with relatively high predictive strength, that is alone capable of predicting recidivism accurately.


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Unique Considerations Regarding Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

a.  Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

b.  Issues To Consider

2.  Etiology and Typologies of Juveniles Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses

a.  Sexual Victimization

b.  Relationship Between Sexual Victimization and Personality Variables

c.  Multiple Types of Child Maltreatment

d.  Relationship Between Multiple Types of Child Maltreatment and Personality Variables

e.  Pornography

f.  Subtypes Based on Victim Age

g.  Subtypes Based on Delinquent History

h.  Subtypes Based on Victim Age and Delinquent History

i.  Subtypes Based on Victim Age and Personality Characteristic

3.  Recidivism of Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

a.  Pre-1980s Single Studies

b.  Historical Studies of Adult Sexual Offenders: Sexual History Interviews

c.  Prospective National Youth Sample That Included Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

d.  Large-Scale Systematic Reviews, Including Meta-Analyses

e.   Single Studies

4.  Assessment of Risk for Sexual Reoffense in Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

a.  Risk Assessment Process

b.  Risk Factors for Juvenile Sexual Offending

c.  Juvenile Risk Assessment Instruments

d.  Protective Factors in Assessments of Juvenile Risk

5.  Effectiveness of Treatment for Juveniles Who Sexually Offend

6.  Registration and Notification of Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses



Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2023 - 01/03/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 3.00 'General' continuing education credits.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 2016-08-11

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