REGISTRATION LAWS AND CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
BOOK:SEX CRIMES AND SEX OFFENDERS: RESEARCH
By DONNA VANDIVER, JEREMY BRAITHWAITE & MARK STAFFORD
Vandiver, D., Braithwaite, J., & Stafford, M. (2017). Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders: Research & Realities. Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 9781138937093
Please write each question and answer with each chapter
READING ASSIGNMENT #10–CHAPTER 10: ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
Describe the purpose of assessment tools in evaluating sex offenders.
Identify the key components of the Risk, Need, and Responsivity Model as applied to sex-offender treatment.
Define and describe non-actuarial assessment tools.
Define psychopathy and how it affects sex-offender assessments.
What are three of the goals of cognitive-behavioral therapy?
READING ASSIGNMENT #11–CHAPTER 11: REGISTRATION LAWS AND CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
DISCUSS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FOLLOWING COURT CASES:
Kansas v. Hendricks, 521 U.S. 346 (1997).
U.S. v. Comstock, 551 F.3d 274 (4th Cir. 2009).
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING DISCUSSION QUESTIONS AND COURT CASES:
Identify sex-crimes prevention strategies.
Describe the development of U.S. sex-offender registration laws; identify the key components of federal laws regarding sex-offender registration.
Describe Erin’s Law.
Explain the difference between primary and tertiary sex crime prevention strategies, using an example of each strategy to support your answer.
Summarize civil commitment laws for sex offenders.