Juvenile Sex Offender Program
- To provide a positive and challenging milieu in which young offenders can deal effectively with the problems indigenous to sexual offending.
- To offer an intensive program of behavioral intervention therapy to young offenders for the purpose of decreasing the risk of re-offending.
- To increase the probability of a successful family reunification by requiring family involvement.
- To provide an effective program that is cost effective for referral agents by providing step down variations in treatment intensity and cost.
- To provide timely, comprehensive documentation of client progress.The Marsh Foundation’s Intensive Treatment Program for juvenile sexual offenders is dependent on the offender’s progress.
The typical length of stay for a client in the program is 6 – 12 months, depending on what support services are in place in the client’s home county. Progress is made by completing the levels of treatment. A level must be completed to the satisfaction of the treatment team before the treatment intensity is stepped down. The family/ legal custodian and probation office representative will be involved in all major treatment decisions such as placement level and duration of stay in the program.