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The following regulated professions are overseen by the Sexual Offense Treatment Board. Learn more about applying for a license, associated fees, laws, rules and more by following the links below:
The Sexual Offense Treatment Board (SOTB) oversees the practices of clinical, associate, and intern sexual offense therapists in the State of Oregon.
The SOTB consists of seven members appointed by the governor. Of the members appointed to the board:
The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the governor. Vacancies shall be filled by the governor by appointment for the unexpired term. A member shall hold the position until the appointment and qualification of a successor. Members are eligible for reappointment.
If a member serves two consecutive full terms, a period of at least four years must elapse before the individual is again eligible for appointment to serve on the board.
Term: 2nd Full
Term end: 1/31/2022
Term: 1st Full
Term end: 4/18/2020
S. Kelly Crane, LCSW, is in private practice at the Sage House Counseling Center in Eugene. Kelly was elected to the OASOTN board in 2015, is a sitting member of the Lane County Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), is certified by the SOTB as a Clinical Sex Offender Therapist, and is a clinical member of ATSA and OATSA. Kelly is also an International Trauma Specialist, is certified through PSU as a Specialized Adoption and Foster Care Therapist, and is a member of the NASW. Kelly provides outpatient treatment for youth who have been adjudicated for sexual offenses as well as youth age 8-11 with sexual behavior problems. In addition to running treatment groups for adjudicated youth, she runs an education and support group for the parents/caregivers of adjudicated youth and a 10-week education class for Non-Offending Parents/Partners of sexual offenders. Kelly also provides training several times a year for Kids’ First and CASA on the impact and treatment of children who have been sexually abused. Prior to opening the Sage House in 2011, which incorporates nature into the healing environment, Kelly worked at Looking Glass with juvenile offenders and at the Lane County Adult Offender program.
Term: 2nd Full
Term end: 3/31/2022
Term: 1st Full
Term end: 1/1/2020
Scott Brown, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and program consultant who has worked with youth and families for over 25 years. Brown is currently the Clinical Manager for the Morrison Child and Family Counterpoint Outpatient Program in Portland and is in private practice in Milwaukie through Wister Park Counselling. He specializes in working with youth with sexual behavior problems and their families in residential, day treatment, outpatient and juvenile justice settings. He has presented within the state and nationally on the subjects of: Best Practices for the Treatment of Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems, Survivor/Offender Clarification, Multi-Family Group Treatment Models for Sexually Abusive Youth as well as on the Use of Experiential and Drama Therapies. Brown co-directed the therapeutic documentary “Speak Out.” He is a long-term board member on the Oregon Adolescent Sex Offending Treatment Board and has been a member of the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force: Offender Management Sub Committee.
Term: 2nd Full
Term end: 7/31/2023
Joe Ferguson has worked in the juvenile justice field for 25 years. He has been the Deputy Director of Juvenile Services for Jackson County Community Justice since 2007 and has worked in juvenile probation, residential treatment, and detention throughout his career. He is currently president-elect with the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors’ Association (OJDDA); member of the Juvenile Justice Information System Committee; member of the OJDDA legislative Committee; and was appointed by the Chief Justice to serve on the juvenile justice mental health task force in 2014. He received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Oregon State College (now Southern Oregon University).
Term: 1st Full
Term end: 12/5/2021
Captain Malcolm McDonald began his career with Clackamas County Community Corrections Residential Services in 1997 as a Community Corrections Officer. He was promoted to Parole and Probation Officer in 2000, to Community Corrections Supervisor in 2004, to Community Corrections Manager in 2016 and Community Corrections Deputy Director in 2017. He was named Captain of Community Corrections in January of 2019.
During his career, Captain McDonald has represented Community Corrections in numerous local community groups, statewide networks and been the face of the agency for several media outlets. As a Community Corrections Supervisor, he helped lead a local and statewide effort to increase the collections of restitution owed to crime victims. Captain McDonald represents the Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors (OACCD) as a liaison to the Sex Offender Supervision Network (SOSN), working on legislative concepts and providing testimony on laws and legislation.
He holds his Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, Middle Management and Executive Certifications in Parole and Probation from DPSST. Captain McDonald is a graduate of the Clackamas County Leadership Academy. He graduated with a Bachelors of Criminal Justices from Seattle University in 1997.
Term: 1st Full
Term end: 8/26/2023
William Davis, Psy.D., received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Willamette University in 1973. He went on to earn a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology at Chapman University in 1976. He returned to Oregon after that program and began a practice as a counselor in Salem, Oregon in 1976. He began a program in Clinical Psychology at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in 1985, which is the same year he began training in the treatment of sexual offenders. By 1990 he had earned a Master of Arts and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. During his time in the graduate program, he worked as an intern for Western Psychological Services in Portland, Oregon. After graduating, he worked as a resident under Randall Green, Ph.D. in Salem, Oregon.
Dr. Davis was licensed to practice as a psychologist in Oregon in 1998, after working in a licensed mental health clinic for eight years. Dr. Davis has taught as an adjunct and teaching fellow on the undergraduate and graduate level at Corban University and at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary and George Fox University, primarily counseling classes.
Besides carrying on a general practice as a psychologist, Dr. Davis has been responsible for a treatment program for adult male sexual offenders up until about four years ago (2015). He had also seen adolescent male sexual offenders in treatment in smaller numbers during that time. Dr. Davis began doing psychosexual evaluations in 1989 and this constitutes the majority of his practice at the present time.
Dr. Davis previously served on the Sex Offender Treatment Board for the first eight years of its existence and served as elected chairman of that board for each of those eight years. He has also served on the board of the Oregon Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders for approximately sixteen years and has been president of that organization twice in that time.
Dr. Davis is married and has three adult children.
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