Adult Sex Offenders
$21.00 | CE Hours:7.00 | Intermediate
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.
Article Author: Susan Faupel, M.S.W.; U.S. Department of Justice
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CE Course Objectives
1. Explain the stigma associated with help-seeking for military sexual trauma.
2. Investigate reasons that women may not characterize their sexual victimization as a crime.
3. Compare and contrast child sexual abusers and rapists within the adult sex offender population.
4. Examine which individuals have the highest risk of victimization.
5. Scrutinize the reason behind the importance of being concerned with the etiology of sexual offending.
6. Describe thinking errors on the part of sex offenders that have been identified and supported frequently in research.
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