Safer Society Press Podcast

David S. Prescott is a licensed clinical social worker who has published 17 books and numerous articles on sexual violence, the good lives model of treatment, motivational interviewing, and trauma-informed care. He has also lectured throughout the world on these ...
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Dr. Franca Cortoni is one of the world’s leading experts on women who sexually abuse. She is currently a full time faculty member of the University of Montreal School of Criminology, a research fellow at the International Center of Comparative ...
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Dr. Alissa Ackerman-Acklin is a sex crimes policy researcher at California State University, Fullerton. As a survivor of sexual violence herself, Alissa uses her personal experience and her professional expertise to bridge connections between individuals who have experienced sexual victimization ...
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Dr. Norbert Ralph, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and epidemiologist. He works as a psychologist in juvenile hall in San Francisco with youth in detention and also treats juveniles who have sexually offended on an outpatient basis. Dr. Ralph is the author of ...
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In Part 2 of this discussion we rejoin the panel to discuss: How men need to rethink their ways of behaving The goal of publicizing individuals’ harmful acts should be prevention rather than revenge The need to expand the dialog ...
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In this two-part discussion, a panel of three experts on the prevention of sexual abuse and the rehabilitation of sexual abusers share their reactions to the national conversation sparked by the #MeToo movement.  The members of the panel are: David ...
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Rebecca (Becky) Palmer MS is a trained marriage and family therapist with expertise in the area of sexual offender treatment and family reintegration. In this episode, Becky talks to us about: the problems that arise when adult offenders wish to ...
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Timothy J. Kahn is the author of Pathways, Safer Society's bestselling treatment workbook for adolescents who have sexually offended. To help parents cope with the issue of children with sexual behavior problems, Tim wrote Healthy Families, a book that is ...
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Gerry Blasingame, PsyD, is a professional trainer and consultant widely recognized as an expert on program development and best practices in the treatment of forensic clients with developmental disabilities as well as juveniles with sexual behavior problems. In this interview, ...
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Sandy Jung, PhD, RPsych, is Associate Professor of Psychology at MacEwan University in Edmunton, Canada. She is widely known in the field for her expertise on the subject of applying risk-need-responsivity principles to the management and treatment of sexual offenders ...
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For National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’ve asked Feather Berkower, coauthor of Off Limits, one of our most popular books for parents of young children, and founder of parentingsafechildren.com to talk to us about the kinds of things parents can do to ...
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David Prescott, LICSW, is one of the most prolific writers and lecturers in the field of sexual abuser treatment. In this episode, David talks about three important paradigms in the field: Motivational interviewing The Good Lives Model Trauma-informed care Listen ...
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Maia Christopher, Executive Director of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), gives listeners a preview of the new adolescent treatment guidelines and how changes in our understanding of adolescent behavior and brain development are impacting best practices ...
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Some people jokingly describe group therapy as “one-on-one therapy with an audience.” In this particular episode, Steve Sawyer, President of Sawyer Solutions, LLC, a private clinical and consulting practice, shares some practical advice for listeners who facilitate groups and would ...
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Bob McGrath, President of McGrath Psychological Services and recipient of the 2015 ATSA Lifetime Significant Achievement Award is co-developer of the SOTIPS, VASOR-2, and ROSAC risk assessment instruments. In this episode, Mary asks Bob to talk about the purpose of ...
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Dr. Jill Levenson, Associate Professor of Social Work at Barry University in Miami, Florida, is a widely known expert on the subject of adverse childhood experiences and trauma-informed care. In this episode, Jill explains how trauma-informed care should be viewed ...
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Welcome to the Safer Society Press Podcast channel! In this particular episode, Executive Director Mary Falcon explains why Safer Society Press is availing itself of the newly popular podcasting medium to help clinicians and other professionals stay up to date ...
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Stayed tuned to this site for a new feature. Safer Society Executive Director Mary Falcon is recording conversations with the "movers and shapers" in the field of sexual abuse treatment. Among the experts Mary is engaging are: Jill Levenson on ...
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