CASOMB Recommendations Report January 2010

 

Board Members

 

Nancy O’Malley

CASOMB Chair

District Attorney

Alameda County District Attorney's Office

 

Tom Tobin, Ph.D., CASOMB Vice-Chair
California Coalition on Sexual Offending
SHARPER FUTURE

 

Gerry D. Blasingame, Psy.D.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
California Coalition on Sexual Offending

 

Richard DaBell, Ph.D.

Consulting Psychologist

Department of State Hospitals

 

The Honorable Peter Espinoza
Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court

 

Janet Neeley
Deputy Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General

 

Dan Stone
Director
Division of Adult Parole Operations
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

 

Monica Nino

County Administrator

San Joaquin County

 

Jerry Powers
Chief Probation Officer
Los Angeles County

 

Jay Atkinson
Research Manager III
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

 

Lauren Rauch
Detective
Registration Enforcement & Compliance
Team Coordinator
Los Angeles Police Department

 

Gary Lieberstein
District Attorney
Napa County District Attorney's Office

 

Max Bosel
Captain
Mountain View Police Department

 

Sandra Henriquez
Executive Director
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

 

Michelle Steinberger
Supervising Deputy Probation Officer
Ventura County

 

Jack Weedin
Deputy Public Defender
Los Angeles County Public Defenders Office

 

Brenda Crowding
Parole Administrator
Division of Adult Parole Operations
Board Coordinator
 

 

 

 

Certification

The California Sex Offender Management Board has developed the below-listed standards in accordance with California Penal Code Section 9003 (a), which states the following:

 

On or before July 1, 2011, the board shall develop and update standards for the certification of sex offender management professionals. All those professionals who provide sex offender management programs and risk assessments, pursuant to Section 290.09, shall be certified by the board according to these standards. 

 

Due to persistent staff shortages and an increase in the volume of applications, the current processing time frame for applications is up to 45 days.

 

Certified Treatment Programs: Click here to find a CASOMB-certified treatment program in your area. Although programs are listed by the county where they are headquartered, many programs provide services to clients in other counties. All sex offender treatment providers and programs providing services to offenders on probation or parole must be certified by the Board. Penal Code section 290.009.

 

These documents provide details on the standards necessary for the certification of sex offender treatment programs and providers. Also included in this section are the Post-Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph Certification Standards, which should be adhered to by all polygraph examiners employed by certified sex offender treatment providers or programs.
 

 

To Apply for Certification:
 

 

Polygraph Certification Standards in California

 

Polygraph examiners must meet the standards set by CASOMB. 
 

 

Use of Polygraph – Legal and Practical Considerations
 

 

Model Informed Consent Forms for Sex Offender Polygraph Examinations

Use of the following model informed consent forms is encouraged, but certified programs are free to modify or devise their own informed consent release forms.