Arkansas Code Title 12. Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs § 12-29-406. Treatment for deviant sexual behavior
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(a) The purpose of this section is to enable the Division of Correction to establish a core program that will utilize services of medical and mental health providers in the community to provide intensive treatment of inmates with paraphilia, commonly known as sexual deviations, during their incarceration to increase their chance of returning to society successfully upon their release.
(b)(1) The Mental Health Services Section of the Division of Correction is authorized to establish and maintain a program for intensive treatment for control of deviant sexual behavior of inmates in a specialized treatment setting and to cooperate with the medical services provider in screening for sexually transmitted diseases as part of this program.
(2) The division may develop the program in such a manner as to utilize outside professionals from the medical and mental health fields to provide both teaching and training opportunities.
(c) The section shall adopt, promulgate, and enforce such rules, policies, and standards as may be necessary to carry out the intent and purposes of this section.
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