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2017 ATSA CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND ABSTRACTS

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25
(Pre-Conference Seminars)
 FULL DAY
 HALF DAY AM
 HALF DAY PM
THURSDAY OCTOBER 26
(Concurrent Program)
 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  POSTERS
FRIDAY OCTOBER 27
(Concurrent Program)
 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
‚Äč   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  POSTERS

 

Wednesday October 25, 2017
8:30 AM  - 5:00 PM

FULL DAY 

D-01    Group Therapy: Leading Change

D-02    Violence Risk Scale-Sexual Offense Version (VRS-SO) Training

D-03    STABLE-2007 and ACUTE-2007 Training: The Basics of Dynamic Risk Assessment for Sexual Offenders

D-04    Youth With Sexually Harmful Behaviors: A Day of Case Study, Formulation, and Discussion

D-05    Frequently Asked Questions About Assessment and Treatment of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

D-06    Introduction to the Assessment and Treatment of Adolescents Who Have Sexually Offended

D-07    A Practical Approach to using DBT with Adolescents with ID who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviors

D-08    Community Supervision of Adults Convicted of Sex Offenses

D-09    Ethically Navigating Clinical Practice and Supervision with Sexual Abusers

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Wednesday October 25, 2017
8:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

HALF DAY AM

A-10    Static-99R: Training on New Manual and New Risk Categories

A-11    Risk, Need, and Responsivity (RNR): From Principles to Practice

A-12    Sex Ed by Porn? Pornography, Sexual Norms and Sexual Abuse Prevention

A-13    Cultural Awareness and Competence in Sex Offender Treatment

A-14    Applying ATSA’s Adolescent Practice Guidelines to Your Clinical Practice

A-15    Prevention of Youth Bullying, Sexual Violence & Teen Dating Violence

A-16    Collaboration with Victim Advocates and Sex Offender Law Enforcement and Treatment Professionals

A-17    Online Sexual Offending Against Children

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Wednesday October 25, 2017
1:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

HALF DAY PM

P-18    Revising Risk Assessments:  Dynamic Risk Factors and Years Offense-Free

P-19    Sibling Sexual Abuse: The Reality of Reunification in the Real World

P-20    Treatment Considerations for Offenders Who Access Child Sexual Exploitation Materials

P-21    Challenges and Debates in Risk Assessment: Moving the Field Forward or Not?

P-22    Assessing Adult Court Transfer of Juveniles Charged with Sex Offenses

P-23    Balancing the Good Lives Model and Risk Management When Working With People Who Have Sexually Abused

P-24    Medication Options for the Treatment of Problematic Compulsive Sexual Behaviors

P-25   FREE for students!  Preparing the NextGen: A Professional Development Workshop for Students  email kelly@atsa.com for coupon code

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Thursday October 26, 2017
10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

ADULT

T-01    Is a Balanced and Self-Determined Lifestyle Also Available to Persons with Special Needs Who Sexually Offend?

T-02    Sex Offender Treatment Intervention Progress Scale (SOTIPS): Indications of Utility and Construct Validity

T-03    Treating Those with Psychopathy: Pitfalls, Perils, and the Potential for Progress

T-04    Preventative Intervention with Non-Offending Persons

T-05    The Impact of Harmful Sexual Behaviour on the Perpetrator, Victim and Group Member

T-06    Fear and Community Transition

ADULT & YOUTH

T-07    Program Development and Evaluation – The Building Blocks for Continuing Quality Improvement

T-08    Addressing Environmental Risks to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

T-09    Medication Management of Hypersexual Behaviors and Sexual Preoccupation

T-10    Psychosexual Evaluations: Keeping Objectivity in Focus

YOUTH

T-11    Sexual Behavior Between Siblings: Prevalence, Predictors, and Explanations

T-12    Balancing Treatment for Offenders as Well as Victims in Best Practice, Stage-Wise Interventions P.R.O.T.E.C.T vs. Protect/Victim

T-13    Ethics and Mental Health Treatment of Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior and Their Families

T-14    Mental Health and Probation Approaches to Engaging Families of Youth Who Sexually Offend

T-15    Electronic and Online Sexual Behaviors Among Youth with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

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Thursday October 26, 2017
1:30 PM  - 3:00 PM

ADULT

T-16    Hypersexuality: Unraveling Its Complexities and Understanding Its Structure

T-17    Evaluator Struggles: Risk Aversion, Impotence, and Decision Making

T-18    Managing Individuals in the Community

T-19    Conceptualization and Assessment of Cognitions and Other Risk Factors

T-20    An Approach to Teaching Offenders Healthy Sexuality and Basic Relationship Skills

ADULT & YOUTH

T-21    What the Wetterling Case & Legacy Can Teach Us

T-22    Trauma-Informed Care: Re-Constructing Sex-Offending Treatment Goals for a New Generation

T-23    Polygraph and The Adolescent Offender

T-24    Strengths-Based Approach: Working Effectively with At-Risk Youth, Adults, and Families

T-25    Vicarious Trauma and Cumulative Career Stress Trauma: How Working with Sexual Offenders Can Impact Provider's Sexual Intimacy and Parenting Skills

YOUTH

T-26    Pragmatic Research Methods for Developing a Treatment Program for Adolescents with Illegal Sexual Behavior

T-27    How Multidisciplinary Teams Can Promote Systems Change to Address Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior (Part 1)

T-28    She Did What?  Adolescent Girls Who Have Sexually Abused

T-29    Adolescent Supervision and Treatment - Where We Are Now

T-30    Whispering to Psychopaths: Implications of the Mendota Model for the Treatment of Youth With Callous/Unemotional Symptoms

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Thursday October 26, 2017
3:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

ADULT

T-31    Personalized Treatment of Dynamic Risk Factors: From Theory to Practice

T-32    Empirically Assessing Individuals with Sex Offenses and Major Mental Illness

T-33    Sexual Homicide: Theoretical and Empirical Issues

T-34    How to Conduct “Sexual Abuser Risk of Sexual Abuse to Children Assessments” Using the ROSAC

T-35    Individuals in Group Therapy: Positive and Negative Impact on the Individual and the Group

ADULT & YOUTH 

T-36    Great Balancing Acts:  Managing the Professional While Engaging the Personal

T-37    4th Annual Student Clinical Case and Data Blitz

T-38    The Social Context of Disability in Treatment of Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

T-39    CANCELLED Online Sexual Victimization of Today's Youth

T-40    Ethnicity and the Criminal Justice System

YOUTH

T-41    Multistate Analyses on the Intended/Unintended Impacts of JSORN Laws

T-42    How Multidisciplinary Teams Can Promote Systems Change to Address Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior (Part 2)

T-43    Assessing Treatment Needs and Progress with Youth Who Have Sexually Abused

T-44    Motivational Interviewing and the Language of Change with Adolescents

T-45    Incorporating Trauma and Neuroscience in Treatment

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Friday October 27, 2017
10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

ADULT

F-01    Desistance from Sexual Crime: Empirical Estimation and Practice Implications

F-02    Pedophilia: Taxometric Properties, Other Atypical Interests and Links Between Child Pornography and Child Victims

F-03    Sexual Coercion: From Persuasion to Sadism

F-04    Pros & Cons of Manualized Approaches to Sexual Offense Specific Interventions

F-05    From Treatment to Community: An Evidence Based Approach to Transition

F-06    Child Sexual Exploitation: Victims and Offenders

ADULT & YOUTH 

F-07    Different Perspectives on (Un)Certainty: Challenges, Standards, and Strategies

F-08    Traditional Communities, Traditional Methods:  Implementing CoSA in Indian Country

F-09    Raliance: A New National Initiative to End Sexual Violence in One Generation

F-10    Evaluations for the 'in Betweener" (Ages 17-21): Not a Juvenile, Not Quite an Adult? What Should I Do

YOUTH

F-11    A Treatment and Management Program for Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

F-12    How Developmental Trauma Impacts Our Therapeutic Partnerships with Sexually Abusive Youth

F-13    Working with Families of Youth Who Have Sexually Abused

F-14    Ethics in Research on Youth Who Sexually Harm

F-15    Placement Decisions, Safety Planning, and Sibling Reunification in Cases of Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior

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Friday October 27, 2017

1:30 PM  - 3:00 PM

ADULT

F-16    Bringing Balance to Risk Assessment: Introducing the Structured Assessment of Protective Factors for Violence Risk: Sexual Offending Adaptation

F-17    Indirect Measures of Sexual Interest and Related Constructs

F-18    Cross-Validation, Calibration, and Risk Communication Using the VRAG-R

F-19    Emerging Developmental Models in the Field of Sexual Offending

F-20    “Nevertheless, He Desisted:” The Strategies That Men Use to Stop Sexually Offending

F-21    International Perspectives of Law Enforcement and Judiciary

ADULT & YOUTH

F-22    Sexual Abuse Prevention & Public Policy: Trends and Recommendations for Evidence Based Policy Reform (Part 1)

F-23    Developing Chaperone Programs to Reduce Risk

F-24    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Sex Offender Intervention/Management

F-25    Political and Personal Dilemmas in Rescuing Children from Online Child Sexual Abuse

YOUTH

F-26    Comprehensive Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessment: The MASOC Child and Adolescent Assessment Protocol (M-CAAP)

F-27    Broadening Perspectives on Evidence-Based Practice with Youth

F-28    Walking the High Wire: Balancing Socialization and Community Safety for Youth Who Engage in Sexual Offending Behaviour

F-29    Clinical Decision Making for Preschool and School-Age Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior and Traumatic Stress Symptoms

F-30    Working with Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Friday October 27, 2017
3:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

ADULT

F-31    The Risky Business of Validating Violence Risk Instruments

F-32    International Approaches to Understanding and Managing Risk from Sex Offenders

F-33    Assessment-Based Treatment Using the MIDSA

F-34    Assessing the Sexual Interest Domain: Hypersexuality, Age-Preference & Sexualized Violence

F-35    How to Use the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS)

ADULT & YOUTH

F-36    Sexual Abuse Prevention & Public Policy: Effective Communication with Media and Legislators (Part 2)

F-37    Applying Multicultural Competence Concepts to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment

F-38    Understanding the Options for Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault

F-39   CANCELLED Pragmatics for Practice: The Art & Science of Internet Sex Offender Risk Assessment, Report Writing & Testimony

F-40    ID Clients Treatment and Ethical Considerations

YOUTH

F-41    Group Work in the Treatment of Sexually Abusive Youth

F-42    A Developmental Treatment Approach for Youth with Sexually Harmful Behaviors

F-43    Safe Touch: An Experiential Approach

F-44    Families of Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

F-45    Impact of Family Dynamics on Youth who Sexually Offend

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POSTER SESSIONS

Conference participants are not required to register for poster sessions.  The poster boards will be available for viewing from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM.  The authors of the poster presentations will be at their boards from 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM to discuss their work with conference participants.

Thursday October 26, 2017
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 

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Friday October 27, 2017
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 

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