University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

Colorado Division of Youth Corrections

Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB)
In 1992, the Colorado General Assembly passed legislation that created a Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) in the Division of Criminal Justice. The SOMB was charged to develop standards and guidelines for the evaluation, treatment, and behavioral monitoring of sex offenders.

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse. Through research, education, and shared learning ATSA promotes evidence based practice, public policy and community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment and management of individuals who have sexually abused or are at risk to abuse.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

Kevin Powell, PhD
Kevin M. Powell, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who has been working with children, adolescents, and their families for the past 25 years in a variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient, school, and correctional facilities.

National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN)
The NAPN is a cooperative network of multidisciplinary professionals working with sexually abusive youth in the US and abroad. Founded by Gail Ryan in 1983, the primary goal is to facilitate services for adolescents who are at risk of becoming the next generation of sexual offenders.

Civic Research Institute
Civic Research Institute is an independent publisher of reference and practice materials for professionals in the social sciences and law.

Safer Society Press
Safer Society Press has been producing leading-edge resources for the treatment of sexual abuse since 1982.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles.