Assessing Individuals Charged with Sexual Crimes

Wednesday and Thursday, April 26-27 2017

Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy Offices, Charlottesville VA

Professionals attending the program will be updated on legal and clinical perspectives on individuals charged with sexual crimes and sexual offenders.  This program may meet needs of providers for renewal of Virginia Sex Offender Treatment Providers (SOTP) certification.

Program

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 ( Regulations of the Virginia Board of Psychology may be found at  http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Psychology/psychology_laws_regs.htm ).

The program provides an introductory to intermediate level instructional level that will inform a variety of mental health professionals, law enforcement professionals, and others interested to learn about clinical, legal, and policy foundations for assessing individuals charged with sexual crimes, sexual offenders, and sexually violent predators.

The formal program, daily, is expected to be from 9:00 AM through 4:30 PM with lunch break on your own.

Lead faculty for the program will be Daniel Murrie PhD, Director of Psychology with ILPPP.  Other faculty include Jill M. Ryan Esq., Senior Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Sexually Violent Predators Civil Commitment Section, Virginia Office of the Attorney General; Eric Madsen MA, with the Virginia Department of Corrections Sex Offender Screening and Assessment Unit; and Mario Dennis PhD, LCP, CSOTP, Forensic Director with the Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation, VA DBHDS.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the program participants will be able to

Identify sources of Virginia law and policy regarding individuals charged with sexual crimes, sexual offenders, and sexually violent predators

Identify and describe paraphilias of concern under Virginia law

Discuss elements, procedures, and ethical parameters of forensic evaluation with individuals charged with sexual crimes, sexual offenders, and sexually violent predators

Identify dynamic and static risk factors of important for assessments with sexually offenders and sexually violent predators

Discuss aspects and uses of the Static 99R with regard to sexual offenders and individuals charged with sexual crimes

Location

The program will be held at offices of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy, at 1230 Cedars Court, Suite 108, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903.  Please use your favorite mapping tools to find directions from your address.  One mapping resource is here

Cedars Court is a cul de sac off Barracks Road with community banks on both corners of the intersection of Cedars Court and Barracks Road. Turn off Cedars Court into the 1228-1230 office center. Come to the rear parking area, to find entrances to ILPPP offices, Suite 108, in the 1230 building. There is ample free parking. Please do not park in the '2-hour limited' spaces: patients arriving to various clinics need these spaces. Thank you.

Public transportation closest to ILPPP is Route 5 bus with Charlottesville Area Transit: Public bus routes for Charlottesville area

You may also use this link to search for lodging nearby ILPPP offices. 

Registration

Application for registration is made through your individual user profile created with the ILPPP website. Please create your profile, or get automated help to find your profile if you have forgotten your profile name or password: http://ilppp.virginia.edu/OREM/Registrant/SignIn

After you apply for registration you will receive an automated email confirming that ILPPP has received your application. Acceptance into a program is not automatic because capacity limitations and public mental health system needs are considered. After ILPPP formally accepts a registrant  into the program they will receive a second automated email that confirms registration and includes invoice information and online payment instructions.

Before the program ILPPP will send further information to assist participant's planning. Questions about registration may go to els2e@virginia.edu 

Registration & Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy

Registration fees: Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and Community Services Boards/Behavioral Health Authorities: $140. Others: $375. Cancellation fee: $25

A full registration fee refund will be processed only if the registrant has submitted the cancellation notice to ILPPP no later than 7 days prior to the first day of the program. If registration is cancelled 6 days or less days prior there is a $25 cancellation service charge which will be deducted from the program’s registration fee. The remainder of the registration fee will be processed within 10 days following the end of the training program. Please allow 30 days following the end of the training program to receive the refund. Refunds will be processed according to the method of original payment (check, credit card or EDI-transfer).

Continuing Education and CE accreditations

A general certificate of attendance will be provided at no charge.  This may satisfy many participants' needs.

A professional governed by a health professional regulatory board, office, or agency is responsible for knowing the current law, regulations, rules, and deadlines governing their practice or employment.  Information regarding the various health professional boards within The Virginia Department of Health Professions may be found at http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/

The program is presented by the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia, jointly sponsored  by the  Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and jointly provided by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of Virginia  School of Medicine and the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy. 

Up to 12 hours/credits of CE are expected for this program depending on the final agenda and completion of the training. Continuing education is  awarded only after the completion of the program.  

Special Note to Certified Sex Offender Treatment Providers: 

If you are interested in this program in order to acquire award of hours for renewal of certification with the Virginia Board of Psychology please send inquiry directly to els2e@virginia.edu

Continuing Education Accreditations

Some participants' needs may require award of accredited Continuing Education credits/hours and may require additional payment beyond the registration fee for the training.   It is the responsibility of individual participants to know what attestation of participation meets their individual needs and to request accredited CE on the day of the program or within one week of the program date. 


American Psychological Association: The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

Approval standards require 100% participation in each day for which CE award is requested.

Fees: These credits are available through ILPPP at $6 per credit hour.  Please make check payable to ‘ILPPP’ .

American Board of Professional Psychology / American Board of Forensic Psychology: ILPPP programs convey hours of specialized training in forensic psychology that may be included in application for ABPP / ABFP Board certification in Forensic Psychology.

Office of Continuing Medical Education of the UVA School of Medicine:  Please read  required Statement regarding Education Activity Statement, Disclosures and Accreditation and Designation Statement below.

Fees: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm) - sometimes called CME/Continuing Medical Education, of particular interest to physicians - are available at $12 per credit. Other professionals may also be interested in a certificate of Hours of Participation available through joint providership of the program with the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the UVA School of Medicine, which are available at $12 per hour. 

To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm)  or Hours of Participation the applicant MUST make payment - in the form of a check, payable to 'ILPPP' - in order to receive a unique code that authorizes claiming credit at a secure website. Claiming AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm) or Hours of Participation  MUST  be completed ASAP if not on the program date: the platform for claiming the program's credits or Hours expire 30 days after the program.

Award of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm)  or Hours of Participation for partial attendance of a program is possible. Participants must claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of the Virginia State Bar: For some programs accreditation of CLE credit hours are applied for through the Virginia State Bar's Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board.  This program has  been approved for CLE credit: 11 credit hours including (0.0) credit hours for Ethics.  Virginia attorneys may certify their attendance at the Virginia State Bar website upon receipt of the attendance form and the course ID# may not be provided without it. MCLE reporting deadline - December 15.  There is no fee for award of CLE.

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Partial In-Service Credit-Career Development/Elective: For some programs accreditation of Partial In-Service Credit (PIC)-Career Development/Elective hours are applied for through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for sworn criminal justice officers under the purview of VA DCJS.  This program has not been approved by DCJS.  There is no fee for award of Partial In-Service Credits. 

Other Continuing Education accreditation

A registrant interested in Continuing Education awards other than those  named above may inquire with ILPPP about the specialty accreditation(s)  of their interest.  Specialty CE accreditation require additional time and costs and have strict deadlines; therefore, please inquire not less than 6-8 weeks before the program date in order to allow time to consider the specialty accreditation, make the application if appropriate, and to assign appropriate charges for awarding credit.  Please inquire at els2e@virginia.edu   Thank you.

Of interest to Virginia Social Workers: According to Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work of the Virginia Board of Social Work at 18 VAC 140-20-10 et seq., Revised December 30, 2015 (Statutory Authority: §§ 54.1-2400 and Chapter 37 of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia) regarding continued competency requirements for renewal of an active license contact hours of continuing education may be obtained from a combination of board-approved activities, that may include  "workshop, seminars, conferences, or course in the behavioral health field offered by federal, state or local social service agencies, public school systems or licensed health facilities and licensed hospitals“ under 18VAC140-20-105. Continued competency requirements for renewal of an active license. The University of Virginia Health System is a licensed hospital.

For CE credits requiring payment IPPP accepts a check made payable to 'ILPPP'. Credit card payment is not allowed for CE credits.  

Please bring a check with you to the program or arrange to mail the check within one week of the program date.  Thank you. 

If a Commonwealth of Virginia agency is paying for CE credits an EDI (electronic) payment may be made.  Please advise ILPPP at els2e@virginia.edu

Please be sure to complete all requests for CE credits/hours on the program day or within one week of the program date.   Accreditation rules vary but all accreditation agencies have documentation deadlines.  Please request and pay (or advise of payment plans)  for CE on the program day or within one week of the program date. 

For questions regarding CE, please contact Edward Strickler at 434-924-5126 or ELS2E@virginia.edu.  Thank you.

Continuing Medical Education/Hours of Participation required statements:

REQUIRED STATEMENT REGARDING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY

Jointly Provided by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of Virginia School of Medicine
and Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy.

DISCLOSURES

The following speakers* & planning committee** have no personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services (in alphabetical order):

*Mario Dennis PhD, Eric Madsen MA, CSOTP,  Jill Ryan Esq.

**Daniel Murrie PhD, Michael Schaefer, PhD, Benjamin Skowysz LCSW, Janet Warren DSW

ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University
of Virginia School of Medicine and Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy. The University of Virginia
School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of
12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards 12 hours of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1
Credit(s)tm) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six (6) years).