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The following regulated professions are overseen by the Sex Offender Treatment Board. Learn more about applying for a license, associated fees, laws, rules and more by following the links below:
The Sex Offender Treatment Board (SOTB) oversees the practices of clinical and associate sex offender 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: 1st Full
Term end: 7/31/2019
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.
The Sex Offender Treatment Board currently has an opening for a OATSA. To apply, fill out the Application form.
Are you interested in serving as a volunteer citizen board member? HLO-regulated boards seek new members as current member terms expire.
Overview of HLO-regulated professions and boards
Current board vacancies and information on how to apply
For licensing qualification questions, contact Qualifications Specialist Cristina Coen at 503-373-1740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For policy questions, contact Policy Analyst Anne Thompson at 503-373-1904 or email@example.com.
For board recruitment questions, contact Paige Sims at 503-373-1915 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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