M3 Assignment 2: Required Assignment 1: Course Project Task III (200 points)

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After your topic and outline is approved by your instructor, complete a detailed review of the scholarly articles or texts on the selected topic, summarizing your findings. Using the information provided in your textbook as well as that available in the scholarly pieces, gather key points regarding your selected topic. Synthesize the overall direction supported by the literature and your course textbook.

Your scholarly paper should provide a thorough review of the literature regarding the assessment you select. Provide the following in your scholarly paper:

  • Introduce the topic, describing the offender population and the treatment approach.
  • Describe the typical assessment techniques used to evaluate this offender population.
  • Describe the special characteristics of this offender population and the implications that these characteristics have for treatment.
  • Provide a broad overview of the current treatment approaches used with this offender population.
  • Provide a detailed description of the treatment you focused on for this population.
  • Provide a discussion of the theory and the research, evaluating the effectiveness of this treatment with this population.

Follow APA guidelines for writing and citing sources.

Grading CriteriaMaximum Points
Introduced the topic describing the offender population and the treatment approach.

24

Discussed the typical assessment techniques used to evaluate this offender population.

24

Described the special characteristics of this offender population and the implications that these characteristics have on the treatment approach.

32

Described the current treatment approaches used with this offender population.

32

Described the treatment you focused on for this population.

24

Evaluated the effectiveness of this treatment with this population.

40

Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

24

Total:

200

Tutor Answer

CristinaP
School: New York University

Attached.

Running head: TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

Treatment of Sex Offenders – Literature Review
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TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

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Introduction

Sex offenders are classified as individuals who have committed sexual crimes based on
the different legal classifications which differ from one jurisdiction to the other. Unlike the
public perceptions which tend to associate sexual offenses with the poor and less fortunate in the
society, Martínez-Catena and Redondo (2017) note that people who commit sexual offenses
come from across all socioeconomic, educational, gender, age, and cultural lines. While most of
the sexual offenders are male with females only accounting for 5% of sexual offenders, there is
no typical profile which can be used to describe a sexual offender. In the United States, sexual
offenders are classified based on the type of sexual offense committed and the individual history
of re-offending. With many sexual offenders being at a risk of reoffending, different stakeholders
within the criminal justice system have come up with different treatment methods for this group
to address incidences of recidivism.
Typical Assessment Techniques
These forms of treatment are geared towards reducing the chances of one to engage in
sexual offenses in future especially for those in already imprisoned for their crimes. Treatments
are intended to discourage one for committing these acts while promoting positive behavior.
Different treatment approaches include psycho-educative and...

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