About Dr. Richard Wollert
Dr. Wollert received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in clinical psychology in 1977 and completed his internship
at the Oregon Health Sciences University. Before entering private practice full time, he was a tenured faculty
member at Portland State University, the University of Saskatchewan, and Lewis & Clark College.
A co-founder of Parents United of Oregon, Dr. Wollert has worked extensively with sex offenders in both the
United States and Canada. He has also provided consultive services or expert witness testimony in many sexually
violent predator cases.
Research and Educational Activities
As a faculty member, Dr. Wollert received nine major research grants and authored over 35 articles, book chapters,
and monographs. Since entering private practice he has published a number of articles and presented several
workshops on the prediction of sexual recidivism.
About This Website
The purpose of this website is to contribute to the transfer of knowledge about assessment in sexually
violent predator cases and the treatment and evaluation of sex offenders in general.
This is done in three ways:
- By disseminating selected manuscripts and presentations by Dr. Wollert and his colleagues,
together with appendices and supplemental materials referenced in these documents.
- By letting visitors know about research projects that are underway,
their current status, and resources (e.g., in the form of data or findings) that
would be welcomed for the purpose of advancing these projects.
- By providing access to resources that those concerned with the focus of this website might
Since our web site is at an early stage of development we will continue to elaborate its content in the future.