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Public Perceptions About Sex Offenders and Community Protection Policies
Sex offenders and sex crimes provoke a great deal of anxiety in our society, and over the past decade, lawmakers have passed a variety of social policies designed to protect the public from sexualExpand
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Attitudes About Community Notification: A Comparison of Sexual Offenders and the Non-offending Public
Public notification laws have been enacted by legislatures to address the risk posed by sex offenders to the public. Little research has been done regarding either the public’s or sex offenders’Expand
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Views of Sexual Abuse Professionals About Sex Offender Notification Policies
This study examines the views of 261 sexual abuse professionals regarding sex crime policies. Few participants believe that community notification is very effective in reducing sex offenses, butExpand
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Including Siblings in the Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
ABSTRACT Siblings are often not included in treatment programs for children who have been sexually abused. This article describes the necessity of including siblings in the treatment of victims ofExpand
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A Look in the Mirror: Sexual Abuse Professionals' Perceptions about Sex Offenders
Abstract Sex offender policies have been enacted based on anomalous cases of child abduction and murder, leading to public misperceptions about sex offenders, recidivism, and stranger danger.Expand
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Chapter 11: Therapeutic Foster Parent:
Training can help foster parents manage reactions to the foster child, avoid stress and burnout, and cope with the difficult times so that placement is sustained. Training is necessary so fosterExpand
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