Council on Sex Offender Treatment

News & Alerts

August 7, 2020 – CSOT proposed change to 22 TAC §810.4(7)  published in Texas Register with call for public comment (PDF) 

July 2, 2020 – CSOT adopted emergency amendments to 22 TAC §801.3(c)(1)(B)(ii), allowing online courses to satisfy education requirement for LSOTP license (PDF)

June 2, 2020 – CSOT adopted emergency amendments, removing six-hour maximum of online continuing education per renewal period (PDF)

March 20, 2020 – Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 in Texas (PDF)

March 19, 2020 – CSOT Notice of Enforcement Discretion during COVID-19 disaster, regarding use of online and telephone platforms to provide sex offender treatment (PDF)

March 17, 2020 – Office for Civil Rights' Notification of Enforcement Discretion concerning good faith provision of telehealth during the COVID-19 emergency (PDF)

Since 1983, CSOT has been recognized by the State of Texas as the experts in the treatment and management of sex offenders. CSOT sets forth the standards of practice for the sex offender treatment providers in the State.

The civil commitment of sexually violent predators function of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment has transferred to a new agency, the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management (OVSOM) effective 9/1/11. The OVSOM was renamed the Texas Civil Commitment Office (TCCO) by Senate Bill 746, 84th Regular Session, effective 6/17/2015. For all questions regarding civil commitment, please visit their website at For questions regarding the Council on Sex Offender Treatment, see "Contact Us" below.

  • Questions regarding the licensing and regulation of sex offender treatment providers and the de-registration application process should still be directed to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment at its current contact numbers found on this webpage. Phone calls are now directed to a queue and are answered in order of receipt by Professional Licensing and Certification Unit customer service staff who are cross-trained to assist with multiple licensing programs. Watch the CSOT website for modifications and more information.

Special Message for Military Personnel, Spouses, and Veterans (PDF)

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These rosters are provided for informational purposes only. Do not use these rosters to verify the current status of a license - If you need to verify a license, please use our live online search or contact the board/program office.

Roster of Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Providers and Deregistration Specialists (Alphabetical)
Click the link for an alphabetical listing of licensees (Excel)

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Council on Sex Offender Treatment
Mail Code 1982
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Main Number: 512-834-4530
Fax: 512-834-6677