Ofice of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking SOMAPI RESEARCH BRIEF SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING INITIATIVE Luis C.deBaca, Director • July 2015 Recidivism of Adult Sexual Offenders About SOMAPI In 2011, the SMART Ofﬁce began work on the Sex Offender. Treatment of Sexual Offenders: Research, Best Practices, and Emerging Models Pamela M. Yates Cabot Consulting and Research Services Abstract Treatment of sexual offenders has evolved substantially over the years; various theoretical and practice models of treatment been developed, modified, refined, and proposed over time.
In collaboration with the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART), NIJ continues to advance this area of knowledge by soliciting research on emerging issues in the field of sex offender management and treatment. Learn more about NIJ's work in this area. completing their sex offender evaluation. This chapter concludes with an SAI research study involving 4,854 adult sex offenders. SAI reliability, validity and accuracy are empirically demonstrated. The SAI was designed to be a meaningful adult sex offender assessment.
L. Maaike Helmus, PhD is the Director of Research for the Global Institute of Forensic Research. Winner of the prestigious Governor General’s Gold Medal for her work in sexual offender risk assessment, Dr. Helmus has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards from organizations including the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and the Social Sciences and Humanities. Research has also been conducted on attachment styles of adult sexual offenders. Relative to their non-sexual offending counterparts, adult sexual offenders have been found to have more insecure.