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Supervision of the Sex Offender (2nd Edition)

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CE Credits: 7 Credits
Length: 212 Pages
Level: Introductory
CE Eligibility: APA, ASWB, ANCC, NBCC, NAADAC, CPA
Training Style: Book
Category: Book-Based Trainings
Intended Audience: Mental Health, Correctional, and Legal Professionals

Book Description
Supervision of the Sex Offender, Second Edition, is a title you will continually be pulling from your book shelf for the timely and time-tested methods and techniques you can use for supervising sex offenders in the community. Expanded and thoroughly updated, the second edition of Supervision of the Sex Offender offers a wealth of practical advice and best-practice strategies for supervising sex offenders. The authors have drawn upon their combined 50 years of experience in this field to create a guide that is comprehensive, yet easy to use.
Please note: GIFR does not sell books. The book must be purchased directly from the publisher. For more information or to purchase this book, visit: https://safersocietypress.org/store/supervision-of-sex-offender/
Author Biographies
Robert J. McGrath, PhD, is Clinical Director of the Vermont Department of Corrections’ statewide network of prison and community sex offender treatment programs and is a consultant to the Vermont Department of Developmental Disabilities on sexual abuser issues. Bob has been an active clinician, researcher, and administrator in the field for 30 years. He is the co-author of the books Supervision of the Sex Offender and Current Practices and Emerging Trends in Sexual Abuser Management and is a co-developer of the Vermont Assessment of Sex Offender Risk – 2 (VASOR-2) and the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS). He serves or has served on the treatment advisory boards of several sexual violent predator civil commitment programs in the United States and for the national sex offender treatment programs of Canada, England, and Hong Kong. He is co-chair of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers' Practice Standards Committee.
Georgia F. Cumming was the Program Director of the Vermont Department of Corrections’ Vermont Treatment Program for Sexual Abusers, an integrated network of prison and community based programs, until her retirement in May 2012. She was formerly a probation and parole officer in Vermont and has worked in the field of sexual offender management for more than 30 years. She has presented workshops extensively throughout the United States and Canada and has co-authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on the community supervision of sexual offenders. Georgia is the co-author of Current Practices and Emerging Trends in Sexual Abuser Management and Supervision of the Sex Offender, a practical guide to working with sexual offenders for probation and parole officers. She is also is a co-developer of the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS). She is a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the Safer Society Foundation Board of Directors.
Learning Objectives
This training is designed to help you:
  • Explain the key principles of effective correctional practice with individuals who commit sex offenses
  • List the major elements of a Presentence Investigation report
  • Describe criteria for selecting risk assessment instruments
  • Outline how to develop a case plan
  • Describe the characteristics of effective sex offender treatment programs
  • Discuss key family reunification considerations

1 Sponsorship: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc is approved by the American Psychological Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and Canadian Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education trainings. The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts Continuing Education Credit sponsored by the American Psychological Association. Th­e Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc (provider #1371) is also approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: June 8, 2019 – June 8, 2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. ­The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
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3 Commercial Supports: The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc reports no conflicts of interest in the development and sponsorship of this training. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc receives no commercial support for its Continuing Education programs or from its presenters.

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