The Oregon Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is the state chapter of ATSA, the international organization. ATSA and OATSA were founded to foster research, facilitate information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment.
OATSA is an Oregon organization focused specifically on the prevention of sexual abuse through effective management of sex offenders.
- Elimination of sexual victimization.
- The protection of our communities through responsible and ethical treatment of sex offenders.
- The prevention of sexual assault through effective management of sex offenders.
- The maintenance of high standards of professionalism and integrity within its membership.
As a voluntary membership organization, OATSA does not credential its members or certify any individual’s fitness to provide services. OATSA recommends that questions about a member’s credentials be directed to the appropriate professional licensing department or agency in the member’s state or region.Become a Member
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.
ATSA is an association of individuals from around the world committed to achieving a high level of professional excellence. ATSA promotes the philosophy that empirically based assessment, practice, management, and policy strategies will: enhance community safety, reduce sexual recidivism, protect victims and vulnerable populations, transform the lives of those caught in the web of sexual violence, and illuminate paths to prevent sexual abuse.
Visit the ATSA website for more information.