Fall MSOTA Membership Meeting

October 11, 2019


Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
Butte, MT
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm

$30.00 Registration fee for non-members.  Includes Lunch.
Guest attendees from the Attorney General’s Office and The Department of Corrections

Our 2019 fall meeting is in Butte at the Copper King Hotel and Convention Center on Friday, October 11th, from 9:30 – 4:00.  The day includes an early morning in-service that provides an overview of a risk assessment instrument commonly used, a working lunch that includes networking opportunities, a discussion about the sexual/violent offender registry to include representatives from the Attorney General’s office joining us, and an afternoon panel discussion with the Department of Corrections leadership about SB 59, its implementation, evaluation of the State Prison’s sex-offense specific treatment program and what steps the Department is aiming to take to address the recommendations outlined in its program’s evaluation.

The cost for non-MSOTA members is $30.00 for the day and includes lunch and a certificate for CEU’s (5.5 total).  Space is limited!



9:00 – 9:30am:  Board Meeting

9:30 – 11:00am: In-Service: Static 99/99R/2002R:  Overview of this actuarial risk assessment; by Dr. Bowman Smelko

11:00am: Membership Meeting Opens

A. Roll-Call Introductions
B. Reports from Officers:

1. Secretary
2. Treasurer
3. Vice President
4. President

Issues with the SO/VO Registry and the Attorney General’s Office role in addressing the issues.

A. An overview of the SVOR and SORNA
B. Strengths/Challenges in operating the registry
C. How the State of Montana aims to improve

V. Committee Breakout sessions & Check-ins (working lunch)
A. Membership
B. Education Outreach
C. Standards
D. Ethics

DOC Panel: Evidence-Based Programming Process and Implementation of SB 59 This panel will cover the implementation of SB 59, our selection of the CPC as our tool for measuring the efficacy of our institutional and contracted programs, what the CPC entails, which programs have been evaluated and what evaluated programs should expect from the process, and touch on the recommendations to the SOP program and our efforts to address the recommendations

4:00pm: Close Meeting


Our partnership with you is vital in Montana’s fight against sexual abuse! We ask that you take just a few moments to learn about our mission and what we want to achieve for our great state.

PERCENT Victims of sexual assault were under the age of 18
PERCENT assaulted by someone they knew or knew by sight.
PERCENT victims of sexual assault were under the age of 12.

Contact MSOTA for membership questions.