The Colorado Sex Offender Management Board provides comprehensive guidelines for the evaluation, assessment, treatment and supervision of juvenile sex offenders. Major topics include: pre-sentence investigations, evaluation and ongoing assessment, standards of practice for treatment providers, qualifications of providers and evaluators, responsibilities of multidisciplinary management and supervision teams, conditions of community supervision, polygraphs, and family reunification.
In this training memo, Tim Horton explores and distinguishes "grooming behavior" ( sexually explicit - with intent of abuse) from normal, healthy, adolescent pro social "flirtation"
This article, adapted from a workshop by Dr. Chafin, briefly examines what is known or assumed to be true about adolescent abusers and family reunification
The San Diego Sex Offender Management Council presents standards for the treatment of sexually abusive youth. The guidelines cover such topics as qualifications for treatment providers, interagency collaboration needed in the containment model approach, assessment and placement, standards of practice, and dealing with special populations. Appendices include various evaluation and referral forms, as well as a CCOSO position paper for family resolution.
The Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice provides an overview of effective case management protocols for juvenile sex offenders in the community. The guidelines reflect best practice standards for the management and supervision of juvenile sex offenders, and seek to address issues such as appropriateness of community placement, type of supervision and services required to maintain public safety, and offender readiness for decreased or terminated services.