Sex Offenders: The Containment Approach Model

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There are different types of sex offenders which make recidivism complex to handle. Unfortunately, recidivism remains a difficult concept to measure, especially in the context of sex offenders. The surreptitious nature of sex crimes, the fact that few sexual offenses are reported to authorities, and variation in the ways researchers calculate recidivism rates all contribute to the problem. The containment model approach should be used which was developed by Kim English. It is one of the most effective models in managing sex offenders in the community. The Containment Approach Model Includes Five Parts: 1. A philosophy that values public safety, victim protection, and reparation for victims as the paramount objectives of sex offender management.

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