training

Onsite Training

Juvenile Sex Offender Management
Presenter: Gregory Brown

During the past several years there has been a great deal of public concern regarding sex offenders. This concern has lead to the enactment of several changes in how our criminal justice system deals with sex offenders- both adult and juvenile. Over the past few years the specialized knowledge base utilized to supervise and treat sex offenders has expanded tremendously. The emergence of evidence based practice methodologies has given the file new validated tools and skills to employ.

The goal of this training is to provide baseline information needed to supervise juvenile sex offenders in the community. The training will expose participants to information about juvenile sex offenders, strategies for community supervision, and tools to assist in assessment, planning, treatment and monitoring.

COURSE CONTENT

Youth that Engage in Sexually Abusive Behaviors
This session will an overview of the Comprehensive Approach to Sexually Abusive Youth – Assessment, Treatment, Management/Monitoring). This 12 hour session will cover the below topics. If you have specific topics or areas you wish for me to go more into depth, please let me know.

Enhancing Community Safety Through Interagency Collaboration – Juveniles

  1. Overview
  2. Comprehensive Approach (Evidence based practices overview)
  3. Specialized Training
  4. Evaluations and Treatment – What we know
  5. EBP’s
  6. Similarities and differences between adults and juveniles
  7. Similarities (harm, cycle progression dynamics, developmental antecedents, communication, accountability and empathy deficits)
  8. Differences (adults – done and stable over time, deviant arousal/thought/interest, need to overcome inhibition, long-term management, prognosis)
  9. Juveniles (development ongoing in transition, less likely to be assessed with deviant interest, based on general abusive dynamics and developmental deficits, replace deviance through health by facilitating growth and development and prognosis good)
  10. The data (historical for adults and juveniles, what the research says)
  11. Juveniles and developmental issues (who are they – demographics and basic human development discussion)
  12. Who is at risk (persons known to them, some degree of planning, self-management, coping skills and/or social competency deficits, diverse group with wide range of risk/need/responsivity factors)
  13. Etiology and juvenile sex offending (exposure, experimental, deficits, Ryan, Daversa and Knight research)
  14. Etiology factor examples (pornography, exposure to violence, substance abuse)
  15. Distinguishing factors in cycle from sexual victim to abusive youth (younger when exposed to or victimized, reporting, support not there)
  16. Risk factors (static age of onset, prior history, deviant arousal/preoccupation, strangers and male victims)
  17. Risk assessment – validated instruments strengths and weaknesses (J-SORRAT, JSOAP, ERASOR)
  18. Characteristics (self-esteem, impulsivity, alienated, social maladjustment, coping skills, pattern)
  19. Typologies (Hunter’s work)
  20. Treatment approaches – (evaluation, typologies, what works RNR, EBP’s, holistic, competencies)
  21. Treatment/supervision continuum
  22. Supervision approach (monitoring, incentives and sanctions, rehabilitation)
  23. Case plans (RNR, strengths and assets, environmental factors, at risk populations)
  24. Suggested terms and conditions
  25. Computer, Internet, digital monitoring (introduction, risk assessment, monitoring techniques, software available, resource information)
  26. Collaboration (information sharing, MDT’s, awareness, family involvement, schools)
  27. Key points (new and evolving field, what works, EBPs, holistic, integrated, comprehensive, challenges, promising field)
About the Presenter
Gregory has 29 years in Probation Services, Colorado Judicial Department
  • Supervisor, Juvenile Programs
  • Specialist, High Risk Juvenile Caseload
  • Specialist, Domestic Violence Caseload
  • Specialist, Sex Offender Caseload
  • Chaired State’s Sex Offender Management Board Subcommittees
  • Lead Facilitator – NIJ/HRVOD –Victim Impact with Offender Dialogue- Denver University
  • Trained Mediator – CDR
  • Trained High Risk Victim/Offender Dialogue Colorado Department of Corrections/Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Chair of the Colorado Judicial Branch – Community Integration Committee
  • Serve as Chief Probation Officer for 20th J.D. since 2005
  • Oversee all program development, personnel, training, budget, partnerships since 1993
  • Principal player in the development of specialized Problem Solving Courts 2005 - Present
  • Supervisor, Adult Specialized Programs

Schedule
To request site-specific training, email Diane Kincaid or call APPA at (859)244-8196.

This Onsite Training falls under the following category:
Sexual Offender Management