Category Archives for "Sex Offenders"

Is There a Correlation Between Viewing Pornography and Sexual Offending Behaviors

Is There a Correlation Between Viewing Pornography and Sexual Offending Behaviors?

By Star Guides Wilderness | Porn Addiction , Pornography Addiction , Sex Offenders

As the parent of a person who is struggling with pornography, you may wonder if watching such material can cause a person to exhibit sexually offensive behaviors. That question can be answered using a number of studies as examples, but the simplified version of the answer is yes. The brain is a processor that ingests […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Juvenile Sex Offenders can be Rehabilitated

Juvenile Sex Offenders can be Rehabilitated

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Girls Addictions , Offenders Register , Sex Offenders

Teenage sex offenders are often viewed as socially awkward lost causes who can never return from the path that they have chosen. But, a recent study has shown that this is far from the truth. This study proves that most teenage sex offenders have adequate social skills to function in society; it’s their atypical sexual […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Hope for teen sexual offenders positive prognosis for those who do treatment

Hope for teen sexual offenders: positive prognosis for those who do treatment

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Girls Addictions , Sex Offenders

Can teens who sexually offend rehabilitate? The answer is a resounding Yes! At Star Guides Wilderness, we witness this happen on a daily basis. We have a strong believe that regardless of past sexual behavior problems, that all youth can learn to achieve healthy sexuality. Unfortunately, many in our society are not aware of this […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - What are the factors considered when assessing risk for teen sex re-offending

What are the factors considered when assessing risk for teen sex re-offending?

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Girls Addictions , Sex Offenders

One of the primary focuses of the Star Guides Wilderness program is conducting an accurate, comprehensive and thorough psycho-sexual evaluation. This evaluation includes assessing the risk for future re-offenses which is often a piece of information that parents, juvenile courts and probation departments need in order to determine the most appropriate after-care placement for the […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Can teens who sexually offend rehabilitate

Can teens who sexually offend rehabilitate?

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Girls Addictions , Sex Offenders

The answer is Yes! A common fear shared by many parents of teen sex offenders is that their child is destined to a pattern of sexually harmful behaviors resulting in life-destroying consequences. This fear is fueled by the misinformation regarding sex offending behavior by teens. Statistics suggest that children and teens who complete sexual offenses […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Contrary to common belief - The Facts about children and teen sex offenders

Contrary to common belief: The Facts about children and teen sex offenders

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Girls Addictions , Sex Offenders

The term “sex offender” carries a strong, negative connotation and is a label that is nearly impossible to erase once it is placed on an individual. Certainly we can all agree there are those in our society who deserve this label because of their atrocious offenses and the label serves as a means of protecting […]

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