Sex Offender Forensic Programs

Scheduled Programs (registration applications now being accepted)

Assessing Individuals Charged with Sexual Crimes

April 26-27 2017, Charlottesville VA: This two-day program focuses on the assessment and evaluation of individuals charged with sexual crimes, sexual offenders including 19.2-300 pre-sentencing evaluations, and 37.2-904 assessment of sexually violent predators. The program provides discussion of legal background relevant to assessment involving sexual offenses, paraphilias, base rates of re-offending, and well-researched sexual offender risk assessment instruments. This program may meet needs of providers for renewal of SOTP certification in Virginia. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $140. Others: $375. Cancellation fee: $25

Future Programs (programs planned but not finalized; applications not yet being accepted)

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Previously Held Programs

Understanding and Treating Juvenile Sexual Offenders with John Hunter

Dynamic Risk Factors:Implications for Assessing Treatment Progress and Recidivism Risk with Rebecca Jackson

Examining Online Behaviors in Forensic Evaluation and General Mental Health Practice, with Sara Boyd

Schema Therapy for Narcissism with Wendy Behary

Spring 2016 Assessing Individuals Charged with Sexual Crimes

May 5-6 2016, Charlottesville VA : This two-day program focuses on the assessment and evaluation of individuals charged with sexual crimes, sexual offenders including 19.2-300 pre-sentencing evaluations, and 37.2-904 assessment of sexually violent predators. The program provides discussion of legal background relevant to assessment involving sexual offenses, paraphilias, base rates of reoffending, and well-researched sexual offender risk assessment instruments. This program may meet needs of providers for renewal of SOTP certification in Virginia. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $130. Others: $190. Cancellation fee: $25

Special Topics in Sex Offender Risk Assessments: Sexually Dangerous Persons Evaluations & Recent Research Findings regarding Sex Offender Risk Assessment with Mark Hastings and Mark Boccacini

Static-99R Training: How to Code, Interpret, and Report Scores Using the New (2016) Manual and Procedures

October 11 2016, Charlottesville VA: This one-day program with expert L. Maaike Helmus PhD, Director of Research with the Global Institute of Forensic Research, will present and discuss Static-99R Training: How to Code, Interpret, and Report Scores Using the New (2016) Manual and Procedures. This training is appropriate for anyone involved in risk assessment with sexual offenders. This is an opportunity to be among the first to hear Dr Helmus on this topic. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $85. Others: $195. Cancellation fee: $25