CSOTP

Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including:

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Psychologist
  4. Social Worker
  5. And more!

Learn more about who can become certified from our detailed list of eligible CSOTP professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in specific assessment and treatment topics related to treating sex offenders. Learn more about CSOTP certification training requirements.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for CSOTP certification include:

  1. Sex Offender Treatment Provider by ITTI

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CSOTP certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Please note that Evergreen Certifications does not offer continuing education, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Additional Requirements

The candidate must attest that, over the course of their career, he/she has completed a minimum of 2,000 clinical hours under supervision, with 200 of those hours specific to the evaluation and treatment of sex offender clients.

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 149.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
    3. A completed CSOTP application form

Renewal

To maintain CSOTP certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of sexual or domestic violence-focused continuing education since you were last certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 CE hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 CE hours.

Sample CSOTP renewal trainings include:

  1. Domestic Violence: Treatment Strategies to Stop the Cycle and Heal the Pain by PESI
  2. Sex Offender Trauma Informed Care (SOTX) by ITTI
  3. Treatment of Sexual Addiction (TSA) by ITTI

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
  3. Remit your CSOTP renewal fee online

Learn more about renewing your CSOTP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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