The Center affords residential services for up to 45 severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed males, ages 9 to 17, who have documented histories of sexual aggression. Residents live in a safe, staff-secured setting and attend school on campus, at Ault Academy. Outpatient services include individual, group, and family therapy, provided by Twin Cedars Community Counseling program. Who does the Program primarily serve? Males ages with a documented history of sexual aggression.
The Office of Sheriff is mandated by law to register sex offenders. The Basic Training is for newly assigned personnel who have not received formal training. The annual training conference provides ongoing support and information on advanced topics relevant to the sex offender registry. As with all training sessions, current guidelines and other pertinent information are distributed to class attendees. The Sex Offender Registry serves as a tool to warn the public and provide a means for law enforcement to track and monitor convicted sex offenders in the community. Registration includes the tracking, monitoring, enforcement, and prosecution of registered sex offenders in Georgia. If you are responsible for registering and tracking sex offenders in your county and do not receive information at least once a quarter, or if you have questions related to the enforcement of the sex offender registry law, contact the representative in your region or any member of the SORTF.
The Evidence Based Practices Model supports and encourages correctional agencies to employ and utilize cognitive behavioral programs for the offender population. The research indicates that this treatment approach has the highest return on reducing recidivism when implemented with integrity of the model. There is strong evidence that cognitive-behavioral therapy CBT reduces recidivism among youth and adults Campbell-Lipsey , Wilson Effects are strongest for offenders with a high risk of recidivism Campbell-Lipsey CBT can also reduce recidivism by persons who abuse substances McMurran and sex offenders Schmucker
Please review the Certification Standards before starting the application process. Step 1 - Complete the training. Select one of the approved training courses below: Note: All training is provided by 3rd-party organizations.