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Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS)

The SOTIPS is a statistically derived dynamic risk assessment instrument for adult males who have been convicted of sexually abusive behavior. Mental health clinicians, correctional caseworkers, and probation and parole officers use the SOTIPS to assess an individual’s sexual reoffense risk, treatment and supervision needs, and treatment progress. The SOTIPS is designed to be scored at the time an individual begins a treatment or supervision program and thereafter as frequently as every 6 months.

The SOTIPS surveys 16 potentially changeable domains (i.e., criminogenic needs or dynamic risk factors) that are related to risk of future sexual offending. The SOTIPS may be used alone or in conjunction with a static sexual offender risk assessment instrument, such as the Static-99R or the Vermont Assessment of Sex Offender Risk-2, ...

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