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2016 ATSA CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND ABSTRACTS

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2
(Pre-Conference Seminars)
 FULL DAY
 HALF DAY AM
 HALF DAY PM
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3
(Concurrent Program)
 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  POSTERS
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4
(Concurrent Program)
 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
​   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  POSTERS

 

Wednesday November 2, 2016
8:30 AM  - 5:00 PM

FULL DAY 

D-01    #digitaldeviance: Assessment, Management, and Treatment of Sex Offenders Online

D-02    Static-99R Training: How to Code, Interpret, and Report Scores

D-03    Adult Sexual Abuser Treatment “101”​

D-04    ARMIDILO-S Training​

D-05    The Violence Risk Appraisal Guide - Revised: (VRAG-R): Application to Sex Offenders

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

D-07    Managing Sex Offenders using the Principles of Risk, Need, and Responsivity: A Dynamic Supervision Model for Probation and Parole

D-08    The Basics of Dynamic Risk Assessment for Sexual Offenders: STABLE-2007 and ACUTE-2007 Training

D-09    Got DBT? Understanding and Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Sex Offender Treatment

D-10    Practice Self-Regulation: An Innovative Practice for Preventing Problem Sexual Behavior in Youth

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Wednesday November 2, 2016
8:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

HALF DAY AM

A-11    Ethically Navigating Clinical Practice and Supervision With Sexual Abusers

A-12    6 Strategies for Improving Your Therapeutic Engagement Skills

A-13    Treating Sex Offenders With Severe Mental Illness

A-14    Treatment Considerations for Offenders Who Access Child Sexual Exploitation Materials

A-15    Effective Expert Testimony

A-16    Strengths-Based Approach: Working Effectively With Youth and Families

A-17    Preventing Sexual Violence by Addressing Rape Culture

A-18    “They Just Don’t Get It”: The Prevalence of Learning Problems and Developmental Delays in Children and Juveniles With Sexual Behavior Problems

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Wednesday November 2, 2016
1:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

HALF DAY PM

P-19    Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care into Treatment for Sexual Offending

P-20    Sexual Development: It’s More Than Puberty

P-21    Family Matters: Working With Families of Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Sexually Abusive Behavior

P-22    Autism Spectrum Disorders versus Paraphilic Disorders: Evidence-Based Best Practices in Forensic Evaluations for Juveniles

P-23    Women Working With Male Sex Offenders: Navigating Professional Challenges

P-24    “I’ll Change if You Guys Change”:  Adapting Systems to Maximize Treatment Readiness in Sexual Offenders

P-25    Creation and Evaluation of Psychological Measurement Made Easy

P-26    Creating Safer Organizations: Practical Implications of Research Regarding Child Sexual Abuse in Youth Serving Settings

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Thursday November 3, 2016
10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

ADULT

T-01    Cognitive Distortions, Evaluation, and Empathy

T-02    Predictive Accuracy of Static-99R in Three Prospective Field Validity Studies

T-03    Assessing and Understanding Sexual Interest in Children

T-04    Predicting Recidivism and Identifying Treatment Needs

T-05    Using Medications to Manage Sexual Preoccupation and Compulsivity

T-06    Issues in Internet Child Sexual Exploitation Materials

ADULT & YOUTH

T-07    Evidenced-Based Management and Treatment of Sex Offenders in Denial

T-08    Differences in Sexually Coercive Women

T-09    Circles of Support and Accountability: Contributions to an Existing Evidence Base

T-10    From Surviving to Thriving as a Sex Offender Treatment Provider: Personal and Organizational Strategies

T-11    New Directions in Prevention: What this Means for ATSA Members

T-12   Applications from Clinical Neuroscience for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

YOUTH

T-13    Objects are Closer than they Appear: Sibling Sexual Abuse Reflections

T-14    Female Juveniles Who Sexually Offend

T-15    Overcoming Challenges and Barriers Working with Adolescents with Problematic Sexual Behaviors Through Shared Dialogue

T-16    Applying Typology Research to the Treatment of Juveniles who have Committed Sexual Offenses

T-17    Changing Faces in the Assessment and Treatment of Sexually Abusive Youth

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Thursday November 3, 2016
1:30 PM  - 3:00 PM

ADULT

T-18    Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: Prevalence, Risk, Needs, and Recidivism

T-19    Cognitions about Women and Rape

T-20    Combining Virtual Reality and Quantitative Electroencephalography to Search Offenders’ Minds

T-21    Recidivism Rates among Civilly Committed SOs

T-22    Desistance

T-23    Policing and Risk Assessment

T-24    Reintegration Programs and Perceptions

T-25    The Integration of Mindfulness in Sex Offender Treatment

T-26    How to Use the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS)

T-27    Arousal Management: Addressing Deviant Sexual Arousal in Sexual Offenders

ADULT & YOUTH

T-28   Dual Roles, Ethics, and the Intersection of Treatment and Public Safety

T-29   3rd Annual Student Clinical Case and Data Blitz

YOUTH

T-30    Promising Practices in the Management of Juveniles who Have Sexually Offended

T-31    Factors Influencing Sexuality in Youth who Sexually Abuse

T-32    A DBT-Based Program Working with Adolescents with ID and ASD

T-33    Once Upon a Time: Transforming Stories into Therapeutic Interventions with Children with Sexualized Behaviour Problems

T-34    The Role Unexplored: Taking the Office out of Community-Based Treatment

 

Thursday November 3, 2016
3:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

ADULT

T-35    Female Sexual Offenders: Prevalence, Child Maltreatment Offending Behavior and Offending-Pathways

T-36    Proclivity to Rape, Cognitions about Rape, and Aggressive Sexual Fantasies

T-37    Understanding and Treating Hypersexuality and Hypersexual Disorder

T-38    Sexual Recidivism and Civil Commitment 

T-39    Protective Factors and Good Lives

T-40    Under the Radar: Pedophilia Diagnosis and Risk Assessment Outside of the Criminal Justice System

T-41    Primary Criminogenic Risk Factors in Treatment for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities (ID)

T-42    Positive Psychology in Forensic Practice: How Positive Traits, Emotions, and Communities Could Strengthen Protective Factors

T-43    Should Sexual Abusers be Allowed to Have Contact with Children? Conducting Risk of Sexual Abuse of Children (ROSAC) Assessments

ADULT & YOUTH 

T-44    One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Treatment/Policy Considerations for Aboriginal/Native American Offenders

T-45    Grizzly Bears and Sex Offenders: Applying Behavior Theory to Treatment and Community Management

T-46    Evidence-Based Treatment of Sexual Offenders:  Initial Results and Practice Recommendations from the International Project for Evidence-Based Practices with Sexual Abusers (IPEPSA)

YOUTH

T-47    Intra-Familial Sexual Abuse: When the Abuse Happens Between Children

T-48    To Help or To Punish?: The Use of Tertiary Prevention Programs to Evade the Pipeline Into the Juvenile Justice System

T-49    An Introduction to the ATSA Adolescent Guidelines

T-50    How Developmental Trauma Impacts our Therapeutic Partnerships with Sexually Abusive Youth

T-51    Building Competence and Confidence in Adolescents who Display Problematic Sexual Behaviors

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Friday November 4, 2016
10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

ADULT

F-01    Balancing Rights and Risk in Interventions for People with Special Needs and Problematic Sexual Behaviours

F-02    STABLE-2007: New Findings, New Risk Categories

F-03    Child Pornography Offending: Examining Factors Relating to Onset or Persistence

F-04    Neurobiological Issues, Morality, and Pedophilia

F-05    Mental Illness and Sexual Offending

F-06    Prevention: Sexual Offenders' Perspectives

F-07    Is My Treatment Program Constitutional? How the United States Constitution Impacts Sex Offense Treatment Imposed in a Criminal Sentence

F-08    Using Assessment to Identify Treatment Targets or to Engage in Therapeutic Assessment

ADULT & YOUTH 

F-09    Pornography: Past, Present, Future, and Your First Five Sessions

F-10    Towards a Better Understanding of Pedophilia and Help-Seeking Behaviors

F-11    Technology Innovation - Deterring Potential CSAM Offenders

F-12    Let's Stop Child Sexual Abuse

YOUTH

F-13    She Did What?  Adolescent Girls Who Have Sexually Abused

F-14    Dissemination of Treatment for Youth Ages 10-14 with Problematic or Illegal Sexual Behavior: Implementation, Outcomes and Impact

F-15    Sex Ed by Porn:  Impact on Sexual Norms and Prevention of Sexual Abuse

F-16    Therapeutic Letters: Expanding Their Use in Working with Adolescents and Families

F-17    Recidivism and Desistance in Youth Who Sexually Abuse

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Friday November 4, 2016
1:30 PM  - 3:00 PM

ADULT

F-18    Online Sexual Offending: Examining Cognition and Desistance Factors

F-19    Cross-Cultural Validity of Static-99R and Stable-2007 Scores

F-20    Addressing Deviant Arousal: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

F-21    Integrating Family Therapy into Adult Sex Offender Programs

F-22    One Man’s Story of Life as a Pedophile

ADULT & YOUTH 

F-23    Enhancing Therapeutic Relationships with Clients who have Intellectual Disabilities

F-24    Best Practices for Standardized Assessment, Report Writing, and Effective Testimony in Child Pornography Cases

F-25    Hypersexuality and Sexual Preoccupation

F-26    Promoting Community Collaboration

F-27    Perceptions and Judgements Regarding Sexual Offenders, Offenses, Policies, and Sentencing

F-28    Therapeutic Processes in Action: Clinical Demonstrations of the Good Lives Model

F-29    Voices from the Field:  Promoting Evidence Based Policies

YOUTH

F-30    The Berlin Prevention Project for Juveniles with a Sexual Interest in Prepubescent Children

F-31    Psychopathy in Youth Who Sexually Abuse

F-32    The Multidisciplinary Team Model of Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

F-33    Adolescent Culpability? What the Supreme Court and Developmental Research Tells Us   CANCELLED 

F-34    Practical Assessment and Treatment Methods for Prosocial Reasoning in Juveniles who Sexually Offend

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Friday November 4, 2016
3:30 PM  - 5:00 PM

ADULT

F-35    Child Abusers' Sexual Fantasies and Crime Scene Behavior   CANCELLED 

F-36    Denial and Minimization:  Conceptualization, Measurement, and Relevance for Treatment and Risk

F-37    Screening Potential Employees for Work With Children

F-38    The Agonistic Continuum in the Courtroom: Accurate Assessment, Credible Communication

F-39    Putting the Team Back in Treatment: The Role of Direct Support Staff in Treatment and its Impact for ID Offenders

ADULT & YOUTH

F-40    Sex Offender Registration and Notification:  Emerging Research, Policy, and Practice

F-41    Implications of Therapists’ Attitudes towards Sexual Offenders in Clinical Practice

F-42    Use and Misuse of Technology

F-43    Keys to Building and Evaluating Effective Treatment Programs

F-44    Developing Effective Group Therapists in Forensic Setting: Characteristics and Skills

F-45    The Need for Culture-Specific Assessment and Interventions for Minority Offenders and Victims

F-46    Managing and Treating Deaf Sexual Offenders in Correctional and Sexually Violent Predator Programs

YOUTH

F-47    Re-Building: Sibling Sexual Abuse

F-48    The Use of Mindfulness with Adolescents Who Have Caused Sexual-Harm

F-49    Establishing a Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Task Force

F-50    Building the Plane While Flying It: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Evidence-Based Treatment in Residential Placement

F-51    Comprehensive Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessment: The MASOC Child and Adolescent Assessment Protocol (M-CAAP)

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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 November 3, 2016
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM 

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Friday November 4, 2016
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM