Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
for Sex Offenders (CBI-SO)
Pilot Program

The CBI-SO Program is a pilot program which provides cognitive behavioral treatment programming to address the criminogenic needs of offenders who are required to register pursuant to Penal Code Section 290 (PC 290). The focus of this program is to increase public safety by reducing criminal behavior and recidivism for offenders who will be mandated to participate in community-based treatment programs upon release.

Click [ HERE ] for printable information on CBI-SO.


Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF)


CBI-SO is an average duration of eight months.


To be eligible for placement in this program, offenders must:

  • Have a Static 99R score of four or higher
  • Be within 13 months of their scheduled release date
  • Be required to register pursuant to PC 290
  • No active felony hold, warrant, or detainer that may result in additional incarceration


Enrollment is for offenders who are required to register pursuant to PC 290.

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Rehabilitative programs are the best way for an offender to be prepared for success upon release. The link below explains this process with an easy-to-follow diagram

See Rehabilitative Process

See Technology Solutions for more information.

Technology has opened the door to more educational opportunities while simultaneously reducing government spending. Below is a list of technology initiatives at CDCR.