A comprehensive in-home and community intervention designed to ensure protection for the victim, family, community, and alleged sexually acting out youth. SAI provides the following offense-specific services to the youth and family:
- Offense specific risk assessment and safety planning
- Offensive specific treatment—Polygraphs
- Individual/Family Therapy
- Informed Supervision
Who Should Receive this Service?
Families with youth who are demonstrating inappropriate sexual behavior. Youth (ages 3-17) who are at risk for out-of-home placement or transitioning back home from foster care, residential treatment, youth corrections, etc. Parents/caregivers who are willing to participate in the service and are committed to monitoring the youth.
What Can I Expect?
This services is flexible and individualized to each family. A strength-focused approach designed to help the youth develop pro-social skills, conflict-resolution, communication, and anger management. The program teach families about characteristics of the sexually acing out youth—deviant behavior patterns, arousal, grooming behaviors, manipulation, narcissistic behaviors. Therapists are in the home up to 5-15 hours/week and therapeutic intensity can be increased/decreased in response to need. Target length of treatment is 5-7 months. All program components are supervised by an SOMB (Sex Offender Management Board) Juvenile Full Operating Level Provider.