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***** offenses are among the most heinous crimes that one human being can commit against ano*****r. However, a great percentage of the people ***** commit sexual offenses will be released from prison. For this reason treatment options for these offenders have been c*****fully researched as it relates to redesigning rehabilitation so that it is restorative in nature instead of pun*****ive.

***** to Kaden (1998) the incre*****es in ***** number of pri*****ners and the costs of incarceration, has created a need for ***** development ***** new tre*****tment ***** sex offenders. This research asserts that specialized treatment ***** reduce to *****' tendency to offend again. According ***** the author, "These treatment programs almost universally require the offender to admit responsibility for the offense underlying the conviction as a condition of entry and continued participation in ***** program.

This is a difficult hurdle ***** sex offenders, who are particularly likely to deny their offenses (***** 1998)." The authors also assert that empathy ***** positive because it allows the offender to understand some of ***** pain that has been caused by the crime. In doing so the offender is more aw***** of their actions and less ***** ***** offend again.

***** ***** programs ***** begun to include collaborations w*****h professionals and the community. Wilson et al (2000), reports that community-based sexual offender treatment is a fairly ***** innovation provoked by *****ful re***** in communities in the last ten years (Pep*****o 1990, West ***** al *****). Community based ***** that collaborate with professionals must ***** the sharing of information ********** is accomplished by incorporating parole supervision with treatment intervention (West et al 2000).


Kaden J. (*****) Therapy for Convicted Sex Offenders: Pursuing Rehabilitation without Incrimination. Journ***** of Criminal Law ***** Criminology. 89 (1), 347.

Pepino, Jane, Chair ***** General Findings and Recommendations ***** the Pepino Inquiry: A Follow-Up. Toronto: CSC.

***** R. J., Cripps J. E., Stewart L. Barrett M., Stirpe T. (2000) Community-Based Sex Offender Management: Combining Parole Supervision and Treatment to Reduce Recidivism. Canadian *****ournal of Criminology. 42 (2),


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