Sex offenders form PAC to try and gain political voice

Contend they aren't getting adequate treatment in secure facilities By Rick Karlin Updated 10:17 am EDT, Monday, October 14, 2019 Marcy Voting blocs, where people support candidates on specific issues, have long played an outsized role in New York politics – from labor unions that focus on workplace rules, to environmentalists who place clean air and water at the top of the list. But now an unusual bloc is emerging from an unexpected place: the locked sex offende...
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Halloween and sexual abuse prevention: The mythical “Halloween effect”

https://blog.atsa.com/2019/10/halloween-and-sexual-abuse-prevention.html?m=1 Friday, October 4, 2019 A statement from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.As October arrives and families begin preparing for Halloween, it is always a priority to ensure children’s safety during this holiday. It is important to learn the facts and know the risks to your child during this festive time. A heightened risk of being sexually abused is NOT one of the dangers children face at Hallowe...
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Child sexual abuse is preventable, not inevitable

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2iV3Gf0lVA&feature=youtu.be Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Professor Elizabeth Letourneau has devoted her life's work to changing how people view child sexual abuse. In her 2016 TEDMED Talk, Elizabeth sheds light on how initiatives targeting juvenile sex offenders can be the best method to help prevent future offenses.
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What Follows Punishment?

https://theoutline.com/post/8006/cosa-program-minnesota-sex-offender-recidivism WHAT FOLLOWS PUNISHMENT? Data shows that community-support circles decrease rates of sex-offender recidivism. One program may lead the way when it comes to reintegrating offenders into society. Aviva StahlSEP—26—2019 01:01PM EST When people convicted of sex offenses in the United States finish their criminal sentences, they generally face a slew of regulations and restrictions — from offender registries ...
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Thirty-two Years in the Trenches: Recollections of a Clinical & Forensic Psychologist Evaluating and Treating Sexual Offenders (and the courtroom battles that followed)

https://youtu.be/PKqzRguTpcA The Audio Only version does not display video; however, the sound quality is better than the sound on the video above. As well, questions from the audience are heard better in the Audio Only version. Click to listen to the Audio Only version
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Who is a sex offender?

September 6, 2019  Names in quotation marks are pseudonyms; names with none are used with permission or are publicly known figures. By Sandy . . . “Evan” is 71 years old. He was charged with viewing illegal pornography, a federal internet crime. That was eight years ago. He did not come to trial for four years after being charged. He was sentenced to eleven and a half years, of which he has now served four. His wife visits him twice a week, spending a goodly portion of her meager...
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