The FIRST mission of Sand Ridge
is to enhance public safety, which is accomplished by:
Researching the causes and treatment of sexual
Assessing individuals for commitment purposes
under the State's Sexually Violent Persons Law.
Treating and teaching patients and others with
the goal of providing a safer return to the community for individuals with a
history of sexual aggression.
Exercising custody and control over
individuals in a manner that reduces the opportunities for sexually violent
The Sand Ridge Treatment Center will make
Wisconsin a safer place by reducing the level of sexual violence in
society. Further, Sand Ridge will be a national center of excellence in
the evaluation and treatment of sexual violence. Towards these ends, we
are committed to the following principles:
Individuals can make positive changes in their lives and
behavior, including the elimination of sexually violent acts.
An organizational culture of treatment/learning
opportunities in a respectful environment can foster positive behavioral
Knowledge based on research must guide all evaluation and
Society has the right to be protected from those individuals
unable or unwilling to change their pattern of destructive behavior
involving sexual violence.
Last Revised: July 12, 2010