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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

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