21st Annual Conference on the Treatment of Juveniles with Sexual Behavior Problems

21st Annual Conference on the Treatment of Juveniles with Sexual Behavior Problems

WEBINAR HOSTED BY
THE DALLAS COUNTY JUVENILE DEPARTMENT

12 Hours of Continuing Education
including 3 Multi-Cultural and 3 Victim hours

Session 1—June 16th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent
Treatment with Females Who Have Caused Sexual Harm and Cultural Considerations

Session 2—June 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent
Working with Families After Sexual Harm from a Victim-Centered Approach

Session 3—July 14th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Dr. James Worling
That Was Then…This Is Now

Session 4—July 21st, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Dr. James Worling
How a Focus On Strengths and Protective Factors Influences Our Work: The Setting, the Helper, the Approach, and the Treatment Goals


Treatment with Females Who Have Caused Sexual Harm and Cultural Considerations
Presented by Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent

• Gain understanding of the role of intersectionality in the differing presentations of clients
• Gain understanding of the role of gender-responsive treatment in providing services to adolescent females who have caused sexual harm
• Address the role of culture in determining treatment interventions and perceptions for clients of color and their families
• Explore the role of our own perceptions/systems and the impact of services and consequences for adolescent female clients including clients of color
• Identify the importance of going beyond evidence-based manuals in working with adolescent females including clients of color

Working with Families After Sexual Harm from a Victim-Centered Approach
Presented by Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent

• Gaining understanding of the importance of family work with adolescents who have caused sexual harm
• Address the impact of abuse on the family unit including primary and secondary victims
• Stages of reunification incorporating the needs of victim(s) from a victim-centered framework
• Identify common themes within family sessions/family units
• Determination of services to address victim safety

That Was Then…This Is Now
Presented by Dr. James Worling

• Past myths and faulty assumptions regarding youth who have offended sexually
• Importance of assessment-informed interventions
• Limitations of popular risk prediction tools
• Emerging evidence regarding protective factors

How a Focus On Strengths and Protective Factors Influences Our Work: The Setting, the Helper, the Approach, and the Treatment Goals
Presented by Dr. James Worling

• Importance of therapist characteristics
• Tips for helping clients to talk about difficult issues
• Common treatment goals and approaches
• Treatment outcome research


Regular Registration: $200 Student Registration: $100
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ZOOM link will be emailed upon receipt of registration and payment

For additional information please contact:
Melissa Wilson—214-698-2298 / Melissa.Wilson@dallascounty.org
Marisol Mahin—214-698-2299 / Marisol.Mahin@dallascounty.org

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