Happy Thanksgiving

“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” – William Jennings Bryan We have always liked Bryan’s definition of Thanksgiving, but …

The New Circle Issue 3 is Now Available!

The New Circle reaches out to all those working with children and adolescents who are at risk across a range of environments, including the community, school, family, and peer group.

Online Training: Translating Trauma-Informed Care Concepts Into Practice with Justice-Involved Clients

Many clients receiving counseling or social services have experienced adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other traumas. Trauma experiences can influence a person’s thinking, emotions, behavior, and sense of identity. These can, in turn, contribute to the emergence of behavioral patterns that result in harm to self and others. Further, systemic racism, economic disparities, and mass incarceration also serve as both the causes and consequences of trauma, often rooted in a long history of implicit bias.

Online Training: Sensible Community Risk Management for Persons who have Sexually Offended

Citizens in all communities continue to express concern regarding the risk posed by persons who have sexually offended. Legislators and law enforcement agents have attempted to manage risk by instituting measures of official control, such as sex offender registries, GPS monitoring, and residency restrictions. However, the scientific literature suggests that while such measures are high in face validity (and garner community support), they may not actually accomplish their intended goal.

Pre-Order Now! A Compelling Idea: How We Become the Persons We Are

Available by October 28th! Memoir and science come together in A Compelling Idea to open a window into the personal and professional journey of a “superstar psychologist.”

Alan Sroufe and his team at the University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development conducted the longest running study of human psychological development, establishing the reasons why we each behave as we do and see the world as we do. Sroufe’s groundbreaking theoretical and empirical contributions to the fields of developmental psychology and developmental psychopathology have been reported to the academic world in over 150 papers and journal articles and seven books.

ATSA 2020 – “Blending Voices. Strengthening Lives.”

Safer Society is a Gold Sponsor of the 2020 ATSA Conference! Like so many other events this year, the conference has gone online. This is a new experience for us all. If you’re attending, please visit the virtual exhibits, including our “booth.”