An offender's score on the Sex Offender Risk Scale (SORS) is one of four criteria identified by the state Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) to be included in the recommendation to the court regarding the SVP designation for offenders whose crime qualifies for possible SVP status, per Colorado Revised Statute (1). The Colorado Actuarial Risk Assessment Scale (CARAS) Version 5 is a 9-item instrument (See following page). The instrument has been automated so that the items are automatically populated from DCIS.
In response to specific legislative mandates, the Office of Research and Statistics develops and maintains specific risk assessments and decision guidelines. The links below provide access to: Colorado Actuarial Risk Assessment Scale (CARAS) - Colorado State Board of Parole Administrative Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI). Colorado Sex Offender Management Board Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders 4 Introduction In the legislature declared that, “to protect the public and to work toward the elimination of.
OFFICE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR THE ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION, TREATMENT AND BEHAVIORAL MONITORING OF ADULT SEX OFFENDERS Colorado Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Justice Office of Domestic Violence & Sex Offender Management Kipling Street, Suite Denver, CO File Size: 2MB. Colorado Sex Offender Management Board Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders. 5. The SOMB is required to maintain the. Standards and Guidelines. for the evaluation and treatment of criminal defendants with a current or past sex offense conviction. 5. The evaluation.
Once a sex offender has entered a plea or has been convicted, the offender must undergo a sex offense-specific evaluation, which includes an evaluation for treatment, an evaluation for risk, and procedures required for monitoring of behavior to protect victims and potential victims. Scales measuring antisocial tendencies, perceptual defensiveness, and motivation are also included. This multivariate instrument is part of the Standardized Offender Assessment package in a number of States, including Colorado.