Overcoming Common Issues in the Treatment of Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Sexually Harmful Behavior

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET
Credit: 4 CE Credit Hours

Cost of training and CE certificate: $100.00
CE Eligibility: APA Psychology, NBCC Counseling*
*Social Workers: We have applied for CE credits from other accrediting agencies.

To be eligible for a certificate, you must attend the entire live training and complete an evaluation form within 24 hours following the live event.


This training addresses current practices in the assessment, treatment, safety planning, and clarification in working with adolescent clients who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors, as well as how to overcome some of the unique challenges of this work. The content is informed by the guidelines created by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), which are based on the principles of risk, need, and responsivity.

The presentation will begin with a discussion of the rates of sexual recidivism among these adolescents. Ms. Pryor will next facilitate a discussion of common pitfalls experienced by those working with this population. During this segment, attendees will be encouraged to bring up issues they have faced in their own practice. Ms. Pryor will next present best practices for safety planning, and she will explore processes related to family reunification.

Training Topics Include:
1) Adolescent sexual recidivism rates
2) Common pitfalls in working with adolescents
3) Best practices in safety planning
4) Processes for clarification and reunification

As a result of this training, participants will be better able to:
1) Identify best practices for completing a risk assessment for an adolescent who has engaged in harmful sexual behaviors.  
2) Explain best practices for treatment for an adolescent who has engaged in harmful sexual behaviors.
3) Identify best practices for safety planning for an adolescent who has engaged in harmful sexual behaviors.
4) Apply best practices for clarification/reunification for an adolescent who has engaged in harmful sexual behaviors.

Four Hours of Training

The training session starts at 11:00 am Eastern Time and runs until 3:30 pm. The charge is $100. Each registration includes a certificate, whether it be for CE credits hours or for attendance. To be eligible for a certificate, you must attend the entire live training and complete an evaluation form within 24 hours following the live event.

We can refund your training fee up to 24 hours prior to the start of the training.

Continuing Education Credit Hours

Continuing Excellence, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Excellence, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Overcoming Common Issues in the Treatment of Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Sexually Harmful Behaviors has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit. Continuing Excellence LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-3904.

This program is co-sponsored by Safer Society Press and Continuing Excellence, LLC
Continuing Excellence, LLC
P.O. Box 134, East Middlebury, VT 05740
Tel: (802) 771-4155
Info@ContinuingExcellence.com
www.ContinuingExcellence.com


Amanda L. Pryor, MSW, LCSW, CSAYC
Director, IN-AJSOP

Amanda Pryor, MSW, LCSW, CSAYC is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over eighteen years of experience. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Social Work. Her specialty is working with adolescents who have engaged in sexually harmful behavior. She is the Director and is credentialed with IN-AJSOP, Indiana’s Initiative to Advance the Treatment of Sexually Maladaptive Youth. Currently, as the director of IN-AJSOP she provides credentialing services for professionals in field of sexual maladaptive behaviors. Amanda is also the Juvenile Representative on the ATSA Board.


Additional Information

Audience
This training is for professionals working with people who have perpetrated abuse. Professionals who will benefit from this training include social workers, psychologists, clinical counselors, and interested paraprofessionals

Content Level
Intermediate/Advanced

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