Dear friends and colleagues,
we are very happy and proud to announce the publication of the first issue of our new open science journal „Sexual Offending: Theory, Research, and Prevention (SOTRAP)”, the successor of our former e-journal „Sexual Offender Treatment” (SOT). SOTRAP is part of the PsychOpen GOLD program of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID; for more information see https://leibniz-psychology.org/en/), which is the leading open science institution for psychology and related disciplines in Germany. All articles can be downloaded completely free (no fees for authors or readers).
Here is the link to the new journal website: https://sotrap.psychopen.eu/index.php/sotrap/index
Here the link to the first issue: https://sotrap.psychopen.eu/index.php/sotrap/issue/view/125
And here the editorial of the first issue, where we explain SOTRAP in more detail: https://sotrap.psychopen.eu/index.php/sotrap/article/view/3657/3657.pdf
We hope that we will receive a lot of high-quality submissions to SOTRAP from you!
Important: IATSO Conference Postponement due to COVID 19!
Instead of September 2020, the conference will take place in August 2021! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to see you next year in Frankfurt!
International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO)
Save the date for the 16th IATSO Conference in Frankfurt, Germany!
August 24th - August 27th, 2021!
IATSO was founded formally on March 24th, 1998 in Caracas, Venezuela during the 5th International Conference on the Treatment of Sex Offenders. It is an international non-profit organization committed to the promotion of research of and treatment for sexual offenders throughout the world.
Goals and Objectives
- The sponsorship of biennial International Conferences on the Treatment of Sexual Offenders for the dissemination of new research, treatment methods and to provide continuing education and networking opportunities
- The promotion of international, regional and local conferences on the Treatment of Sexual Offenders
- Updating the IATSO Standards of Care for the Treatment of Adult Sexual Offenders and the IATSO Standards of Care for the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders consistent with advances in knowledge of the treatment of sexual offenders
- Advocacy of humane, dignified, comprehensive, ethical and effective treatment of sexual offenders throughout the world