Testing for Post Convicted Sex Offenders.(PCSOT)
Many states have developed programs for the treatment and monitoring of
sex offenders during their parole or probation periods. Many treatment
programs require initial and periodic polygraphs for the purposes of verifying
treatment compliance, recidivism, and parole violations. Standards for
Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing have been established by the APA
and ASTM. Special training and certification is required to provide this
type of testing.
Types of Post
Conviction Sex Offender Testing:
History Disclosure-Verification of the truthfulness of
the subjects full disclosure of past sexual activities.
Verification that the subject has not reoffended while in treatment.
Determination of any issues relating to parole, probation, or treatment
to ascertain whether any violations of the guidelines have occurred.
Offense-This testing is used for those subjects in denial
or rationalization of the crime to determine whether the crime was actually
committed by the subject.
Exams-Polygraph screening of employees are permitted for law enforcement
agencies as well as those companies involved with security and companies
involved in sales/transportation of controlled substances.
Specific Loss Exam-
Employers are permitted to request that employees submit to a polygraph
exam under certain conditions, as provided by the Employee
Polygraph Protection Act of 1988.
is used to resolve relationship issues. Fidelity and Cheating issues can
be addressed to help determine questions of trust in a relationship.
Civil Cases/Specific Issue Testing