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--- Treatment Programs / Therapists for Sex Offenders ---
- ATSA Code of Ethics: The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) represents professionals committed to the welfare of their clientele, the community and their professional colleagues. Based upon a foundation of theory and research, as well as knowledge and skill professions are self-regulating. An inherent assumption in this process is the adoption and adherence to a Code of Ethics. ATSA’s Code of Ethics is intended to reflect scientifically informed and professionally accepted beliefs regarding professional behavior and conduct.
- Australia: SafeCare SafeCare Inc. is an independent, community-based organisation that provides treatment, counselling and support services to families where child sexual abuse is an issue. SafeCare currently provides services to clients in metropolitan Perth and Bunbury, Western Australia. This site provides information on SafeCare for clients, students, educators, referring organisations and the broader community.
- Virginia: The Augustus Institute is a nationally recognized clinical program for the assessment and treatment of sexual disorders, compulsions and traumas. The Institute provides therapeutic services that offer dignity and hope for recovering sexual offenders and safety for family members and the community at large. Through our professional staff of psychiatrists, psychologists and clinical social workers, we are a valuable resource for those involved in the justice system, including victims of sex crimes. Dr. Jerome G. Miller is the Clinical Director of the Augustus Institute and Hans Selvog is the National Director. Virginia Office: 3125 Mt. Vernon Avenue __ Alexandria, VA 22305 __ 703.684.0373
- Virginia: Shenandoah Valley Sex Offender Treatment Program (SVSOTP) The SVSOTP is a private, outpatient program providing evaluation and treatment for adult and adolescent sex offenders. The Program is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in the central Shenandoah Valley. The SVSOTP was founded in 1985 in response to a growing need for community-based evaluation and treatment services for sex offenders. This, in turn, reflected an increasing awareness that such a program can help prevent convicted offenders from re-offending. The SVSOTP's philosophy is founded on the premise that a thorough evaluation, intensive treatment and supervision of appropriate candidates can help protect the community by breaking the cycle of offending.
- Florida: A Better Solution This new site is designed to help the general public learn more about what we are doing to help promote healthy relationships. A Better Solution has been providing treatment programs for Domestic Violence, Sex Offender Counseling and Drug & Alcohol Screening. We are also partnering with Families and Friends of Committed Victims to help provide you with more comprehensive & current information on subjects like Prison, Jimmy Ryce, Offenders, Victims and much more.....
- Nationwide: Child Molestation Research & Prevention InstituteThis is a link to their list, by state, of therapy providers. Further, their claim "Appearance on this list in no way constitutes the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute's endorsement of an individual therapist or center." reflects our view on the same subject. We merely point folks to possible therapists, each person must judge for themselves, if that therapist is correct for them.
Their main page is found at: CLICK or you may mail or e-mail them: Whitney Gabriel, Executive Director: Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute, P.O. Box 27160, Oakland, CA 94602. (510) 530-7980.
- New York City Area: Mustard Seed Counseling Services
This sex offender counseling services is affiliated with, the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault whose Mission is, to provide leadership in creating a society in which rape and sexual abuse are not tolerated, and in which survivors receive appropriate support and intervention. This is accomplished by uniting organizations, influencing policy and through advocacy, education and research. The Alliance is committed to inclusion and responsiveness to the needs of diverse populations in New York City.
--- Programs Assisting Sex Offenders Reentering Society---
- Circles of Support and Accountability- The mission of COSA is to substantially reduce the risk of future sexual victimisation of community members by assisting and supporting released individuals in their task of integrating with the community and leading responsible, productive, and accountable lives. The core values on which this initiative was founded and which continue to guide us in the pursuit of our mission.-
- Better People-Oregon Program to Help Ex-Offenders Get Jobs-
- Grace to a Stranger: A Program Helping Sex Offenders To Blend Into The Community
--- Advocacy Organizations and Agencies ---
- INTERNET SAFETY for Families: EXCELLENT DISCUSSION w/tools
- Correctional Health Care-The Health Status of Soon-to-be-Released Inmates: A Report to Congress-
- American Friends Service Committee- AFSC Worldwide
- Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE): CURE National
- Federal CURE (CURE National Issue Chapter): Federal CURE
- Virginia CURE (CURE National State Chapter): Virginia CURE Chapter
- Safer Society Foundation, Inc.: provides a variety of services related to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse.
- STOP IT NOW! Because There Is A Way To Prevent Child Abuse
- National Institute for the Study, Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Trauma
Director Fred Berlin M.D., Ph.D., P.A.
- Sex Abuse Prevention and Education International (SAPERI)
Robert E. Longo
- Revisiting Megan's Law & Sex Offender Registration
A report by Robert E. Longo
- Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers ATSA
- North Carolina Chapter of Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers NCATSA
- MaleSurvivor (NOMSV) for male survivors of sexual abuse
- MATSA-Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
- MDSA is the only organization in the world specializing in mother-daughter sexual abuse.
- National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Our Mission is to mobilize the nonprofit, public and private sectors of society in an alliance to end homelessness.
- National Coalition for the Homelessness.
We focus our work in the following 4 areas: housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil rights.
- International Institute for Restorative Practices.
The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) is a non-profit organization which provides education and research in support of the development of restorative practices.
- Talk Justice.
Welcome to Talk Justice, an exciting forum for the discussion of Crime and Justice Issues!
- The Sentencing Project.
The Sentencing Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which promotes reduced reliance on incarceration and increased use of more effective and humane alternatives to deal with crime. It is a nationally recognized source of criminal justice policy analysis, data, and program information. Its reports, publications, and staff are relied upon by the public, policymakers and the media!
- American Civil Liberties Union- ACLU National
- American Correctional Association
- American Probation, Parole Association
- Association of Paroling Authorities International
- American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
- American Psychological Association
- Anxiety Disorders Association of America
- Center For On-Line Addiction
- Center For Sex Offender Management
- Children's Defense Fund
- Children and Family Justice Center
- Children's Institute International
- Citizens for Second Chances
- Crimes against Children Research Center
- Focus Adolescent Services
- Hare Psychopathy Checklist
- Holistic Medicine Web Page
- Help Youths-to-Adulthood (HYTA):
- International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Journal of Sex Research
- Justice Information Center (NCJRS)
- Justice Policy Institute
- Leadership Conference on Civil Rights:
- Monitored Visitation Guidelines
- Mental Health Network: Disorders, Symptoms & Treatment
- Mental Help Network
- National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
- National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
- National Children's Advocacy Center
- National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect
- National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity
- National Crime Victim's Center
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
- NNFR Adolescent Sexuality
- On Line Sexual Addiction
- Paths to Wellness: A Gathering of Communities Addressing Sexual Offending Behavior
- Restorative Justice OnLine (An Excellent Site)
- Sexual Addiction (requires cookies on) Patrick Carnes Home Page
- The OPEN Society
- The Recovery Connection (An Excellent Site)
--- Cross-Addiction Support Groups ---
--- Government, Lawyers & Legal-Advocacy Web Sites ---
--- American Civil Liberties Web Sites ---
The following state branches do not have their own web sites, but you can get the addresses and phone numbers below: