The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, passed by the United States Congress in , requires that selected but not all juvenile sex offenders register periodically with law enforcement and that some data about these youth be posted on the Internet. Together, we can change lives. Please contact us with specific questions at askcsom cepp. Approximately one in four girls and one in seven boys are sexually assaulted before the age of 18. The cycles of addiction and incarceration damage the lives of individuals and their families. This means that for a period of time which varies by jurisdiction , offenders report to a supervising officer and must follow specific rules and conditions that limit their behavior. Understanding Residency Restrictions Sex offenders who are under community supervision must have their residence approved by their supervising officers to ensure that it is suitable, while sex offenders who are not under community supervision do not have the same restrictions, unless they live in an area with residency restrictions. How Common Are Sex Crimes? Not necessarily — some people who commit sex offenses have been victims of sexual abuse themselves, but many have not. Providing Specialized Treatment Sex offender treatment can reduce the risk of reoffending. More than CWJC sites across America including 4 international sites provide job skills, social skills, and help build self-worth in women needing a second chance. Project RIO provides a link between education, training and employment during incarceration with employment, training and education after release. Personal mentoring that residents receive often follows them after they move on from the house. Most states have laws that prohibit sex offenders — whether on community supervision or not and whether their crimes involve children or not — from living within 1, to 2, feet feet in some states of places where children gather, such as schools and childcare facilities, parks, playgrounds, churches, gyms, swimming pools, libraries, and school bus stops.