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Now Available:  Advancing a Victim-Centered Approach to Supervising Sex Offenders: A Toolkit for Practitioners

This toolkit, developed in partnership by the Center for Effective Public Policy’s Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM), the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), and the Resource Sharing Project (RSP), and was funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), is designed to inform and guide the implementation of a victim-centered approach to supervising sex offenders in the community.

To access the toolkit in English, click here.

To access the toolkit in Spanish, click here

To view and download a PowerPoint adaptation of the toolkit in English, click here.

To view and download a Power Point adaptation of the toolkit in Spanish, click here.

To learn more about the decision points in which victim advocates can inform and be involved in the supervision and management of sex offenders under supervision, click here.


Now Available: Enhancing Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts through Situational Interventions

Read more about the Center and its research partner's (Applied Research Services (ARS)) collaboration with leaders in the field of sexual violence prevention: the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), EverFi, and Switchback Consulting; and three college campuses (Duke University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Williams College). We are joining forces to plan for and implement situational prevention efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence on campus.


Now Available: New On Line Resource Tool from the NSVRC and CSOM: Opportunities to Promote Victim-Centered Sex Offender Supervision.


Now Available: Materials from 2017 Webinar Series

What Do We Know About Sexual Victimization and Ways to Support Survivors? An Overview for Supervision Officers 
April 4, 2017 
Presented by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center 
View Webinar Slides

View Webinar Recording

The Role of Sexual Assault Victim Advocates: A Primer for Supervision Officers 
May 4, 2017
Presented by the Resource Sharing Project  
View Webinar Slides

View Webinar Recording

What Does Supervision of Those Who Offend Sexually “Look Like?” An Overview for Victim Advocates 
June 1, 2017 
Presented by the Center for Sex Offender Management 
View Webinar Slides - English

View Webinar Slides - Spanish

View Webinar Recording

Promoting Victim‐Centered Supervision: Practical Tips and Promising Examples 
July 12, 2017
Presented by the Center for Sex Offender Management  
View Webinar Slides - English

View Webinar Slides - Spanish

View Webinar Recording


Now Available: New Resource Package from CSOM, NSVRC, ATSA, and RSP

“Promoting Collaboration Between Victim Advocates and Sex Offender Management Professionals”

Download English Version | Download Spanish Version

This resource package contains a series of concise, user-friendly quick references/resources designed and tailored for victim advocates and sex offender management practitioners, and other stakeholders with roles, responsibilities, and interests in responding to sexual violence. Topics covered include:

  • Collaboration between Victim Advocates and Sex Offender Management Professionals: A Snapshot of the National Landscape;
  • What Victim Advocates Should Know About Sex Offenders: 5 Key Facts;
  • What Sex Offender Management Professionals Should Know about the Role of Victim Advocates;
  • What Victim Advocates and Victims Should Know About the Supervision of Sex Offenders: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions;
  • Sex Offense-Specific Treatment: An Overview for Victim Advocates;
  • Bridging the Language Gap: Twenty Important Terms in the Victim Advocacy and Sex Offender Management Fields; and
  • Examples of Jurisdictions with Promising Partnerships between Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Organizations and Sex Offender Management Practitioners.

NEARI Press Offering a Brand New Slate of Webinars for 2016-2017!

NEARI Press webinars are an excellent way to explore emerging research and revisit crucial topics. Webinars are FREE but space is limited. All webinars begin at 3:00 pm Eastern Time and run for one hour. Details about upcoming webinars for the 2016-2017 are provided on the NEARI Press website here: http://www.nearipress.org/webinars. This year's line-up features some of our most popular presenters from last year's series, including Phil Rich, Robin Wilson and more, as well as new and exciting topics and presenters.

After you register for a webinar online, we will send you information about how to sign on. If you have never participated in a webinar before, we ask that you join us 15 minutes before we begin for a short tutorial. In 15 minutes, we can teach you how to use the webinar system.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 413.540.0712 x14 or email at info@nearipress.org. We hope you will join us!

We will continue to add new details as they are formalized. Please watch for registration information in the coming weeks!

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Sponsorship is $98 for individuals and $250 for organizations, which will guarantee access to all our free webinars. We will also send you two NEARI Press books as a thank you for your sponsorship. Please contact Diane Langelier at 413.540.0712 x14 or at info@nearipress.org for more information or to sign up.