Offender Dynamics

Offender Dynamics

Understanding Sex Offenders

This curriculum will provide a brief overview of the extent of sexual victimization and a few basic trends pertaining to these types of crimes; summarize key data about sex offenders who come to the attention of the criminal justice system; review commonly identified characteristics within the sex offender population, while recognizing the heterogeneity that exists among them; highlight examples of approaches used to classify groups of sex offenders into more homogenous subtypes or typologies; outline various etiological or explanatory theories of sex offending; and begin to consider the implications of this information for contemporary sex offender management strategies.

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