Online Courses

Safer Society offers two 30-hour online courses at this time.

Upcoming Live Online Course

Assessing and Treating Adults Who Sexually Abuse

Presented by: Bud Ballinger, PhD, Katherine "Katie" Gotch, LPC, CCSOT, ATSA-F, David Prescott, LICSW, ATSA-F, Steven Sawyer, MSSW, and Robin Wilson, PhD, ABPP.

This 30-hour online intensive and interactive course is designed for practitioners in the field of assessing and treating adults who have sexually abused others who wish to expand and revitalize their knowledge and skills. It is also useful for Certified Sex offender Treatment Providers (CSOTPs) in the states that have certification.

On Demand Online Course

Fundamentals of Infant Attachment Assessment: The Ainsworth Method

Presented by: Alan Sroufe, PhD and Robert Weigand, MS

This on-demand course includes 30 hours of video lectures by Alan Sroufe and Robert Weigand on the most well-validated and exquisite method of appraising the organization of the infant attachment behavior.

The course involves review of selected video recordings illustrating a range and variety of attachment cases. Participants have ample opportunity to practice coding while reviewing the lectures and in homework assignments. In addition, there is lecture material on attachment concepts and on the rationale of the Ainsworth assessment approach.

Participants learn why the procedures are done the way they are and how to interpret the meaning of infant attachment behaviors within this framework.