Sex Offender Forensic Programs

Scheduled Programs (registration applications now 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

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

Assessing Individuals Charged with Sexual Crimes

May 14-15 2018, Charlottesville VA: This two-day program focuses on the assessment and evaluation of individuals charged with sexual crimes in Virginia. The program provides legal background relevant to assessment involving sexual offenses, overview of paraphilias and base rates of re-offending, and discussion of a well-researched sexual offender risk assessment instrument. This program may meet needs of providers for renewal of SOTP certification in Virginia. This program stands alone or can be part of the May 14-15, 16 series. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $150. Others: $375. Cancellation fee: $25

3-day SERIES - May 14-15, May 16 - DISCOUNT REGISTRATION

3-day series: May 14-15 2018 Assessing Individuals Charged with Sexual Crimes PLUS May 16 2018 A Primer on SVP (Sexually Violent Predator) Evaluations in Virginia. The registration fee is discounted to attend the entire 3 days. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $200. Others: $450. Cancellation fee: $25

A Primer on SVP (Sexually Violent Predator) Evaluations in Virginia

May 16 2018, Charlottesville VA: This special one-day program provides a 'Primer' on SVP evaluations in Virginia, with expert faculty covering an overview of the SVP process and implications for evaluations; practical steps in conducting evaluations to construct a strong SVP evaluation report; rigorous overview of paraphilia diagnoses; and overview of providing expert testimony in SVP legal proceedings. This program may meet needs of providers for renewal of SOTP certification in Virginia. This program stands alone or can be part of the May 14-15, 16 series. Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $75. Others: $195. Cancellation fee: $25