Certification Find a Treatment Program


The California Sex Offender Management Board has developed the below-listed standards and procedures in accordance with California Penal Code Section 9003 (a), which states that all those professionals who provide sex offender management programs and risk assessments, pursuant to Penal Code Section 290.09, shall be certified by the board according to these standards.

The following documents provide details on the standards and procedures which must be followed for the certification of sex offender treatment provider agencies and providers.


Certification Requirements

Sex offender treatment Provider Agencies and treatment Providers are required to apply for recertification every two years. All applicants are notified by email when their application is received in our office. The current processing time for complete applications is approximately 30 days. Updates will not be provided prior to the 30 day period. The 30 day processing time is for applications that are received completed. Applications with missing information or elements do not begin the 30 day processing time until all outstanding information is received.

Part A: Program Certification Requirements

Part B: Provider Certification Requirements

Certification Application Forms

Part A: Provider Agency Certification or Recertification Application Forms

Part B: Provider Certification or Recertification Application Forms

Confidentiality of Criminal Offender Record Information

Treatment providers and programs are prohibited from re-disseminating criminal offender record information (CORI).

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