• Treatment & Placement

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    Placement decisions are the most important decisions in balancing the juvenile’s risk to reoffend (community protection/abuse prevention) and the need to help the juvenile develop in a manner that increases the likelihood of a positive adult lifestyle (rehabilitation). Youth should be placed in the least-restrictive environment necessary to reduce/minimize risk and provide adequate treatment to facilitate positive growth.
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  • Treatment Goals

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    In 1993, the National Task Force on Juveniles Offending Sexually outlined treatment goals for juvenile sex-specific treatment. However, over time and with new information and research many of these goals needed to be reviewed. In 2003, Phil Rich a national renowned author in the field, revisited and revised the National Task Force treatment goals and objectives.
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  • Best Practice Standard

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    The definition of best practice in treating sexually abusive youth is still in question (Chaffin & Bonner, 1998; Developmental Services Group, 2000, Hunter & Longo, 2004). While the field is not new, conceptualization of what constitutes effective treatment for this population is still evolving (Chaffin, Chapter 28; Hunter and Longo, 2004).
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I. Holistic Intervention of Sexual Abuse

II. Enhance the Professional Field of Knowledge

III. Develop and Sustain the Quality of the Statewide Continuum Services and Care

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NOJOS holds meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each Month from 10am – 12pm, and meetings are open to the public or any interested party.

Note: there will be no meeting in December.

Location:

DHS Building
195 North 1950 West
Rooms 1020 C

To participate via live video (Facebook live), visit the NOJOS Facebook Page during the meeting time.

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– Combating Trafficking in Persons, Break the Chains: 16 Jan 2018. See flier here.

– NOJOS Case Management and Line Staff Conference: 14 – 15 February 2018. See flier here.

– James Worling on Assessment: 16 February 2018

Utah Sexual Violence Conference: 4 – 6 April 2018 (call for proposals)

 

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