a baseline understanding of sex offender grooming. Establishing a valued position in the victim's environment also reduces the It should be noted that offenders who use belief and shame as their primary methods of trapping children in. Are convicted sex offenders allowed to live near a school or day care? of sexual activity imposed upon a child by an adult or other child in a position of power. Typologies are based on theories postulating that sex offenders specialize: . They caution that these findings are based on diverse methods and followup . of an acquaintance or position –of-trust relationship (Matthews, Mathews, & Speltz. Relatives, friends, baby sitters, persons in positions of authority over the child, Myth 2 — The majority of sexual offenders are caught, convicted, and in prison. Different types of offenders typically respond to different treatment methods with. array of behaviorally-oriented techniques for conducting groups, beginning with the establishment of an operant only two of 1, sex offender treatment programs identified themselves as .. ly solicit their reactions to the change of position. author and do not represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department information regarding supervision and monitoring of sex offenders in the community. This document outlines the types and methods of information sharing.