Preventing Sexual Abuse by Integrating Research into Practice


Program Development and Evaluation

Bob has collaborated with numerous state, national, and international organizations to promote evidence informed practices for assessing, treating, and managing individuals who commit sexual offenses. These collaborations include:

  • Co-Chair, Professional Issues Committee that developed the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) 2014 Practice Guidelines for the Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Male Adult Sexual Abusers 
  • Lead author, Current Practices and Emerging Trends in Sexual Abuser Management: The Safer Society 2009 North American Survey
  • Consultant, Council of State Governments Justice Center, Common Language for Risk Communication project
  • Lead author, Vermont Best Practices Manual for the Supervision and Treatment of Individuals with Problematic Sexual Behaviors and Developmental Disabilities, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Services Division
  • Development Team, manual for the Comprehensive Program Assessment Protocol: Comprehensive Assessment Protocol: A Systemwide Review of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offender Management Strategies, Center for Sex Offender Management
  • Treatment Advisory Board member and/or consultant to ten Sexual Violent Predator Civil Commitment Programs
  • United Kingdom Correctional Services International Advisory and Accreditation Panel
  • Hong Kong Correctional Services International Sex Offender Treatment Program Advisory Panel  
  • Correctional Service of Canada International Accreditation Panel (past)
  • National Criminal Justice Association, Sex Offender Management, Assessment and Planning Initiative Advisory Board
  • Safer Society Foundation International Advisory Board


Bob's consulting services range from helping an organization address a single issue or small set of practices all the way to providing a global evaluation of its services and delivery system. His program consultations and evaluations are commonly a component of an organization's quality improvement and assurance program. Contact Bob directly to inquire about consulting services at