Donna began her healing journey from the trauma of childhood incest when she was in her early thirties. Along that journey, she has embraced many healing therapies and artistic expressions as well as built a family of choice to make her life worth living. While she has written a book as well as a play and produced a documentary about her experiences, she now helps numerous other activities to assist survivors. In this webinar, she will briefly discuss her healing. She will next offer ideas for working with survivors based on her current activities and programs.
The Good Lives Model: Your Questions Answered
In this webinar Mr. Prescott will briefly describe the model and its implementation with both adults and adolescents. Then he will answer questions submitted during the live event. The webinar will be moderated by Katherine (Katie) Gotch, founder and director of Integrated Clinical and Correctional Services of Portland, OR.
From “Perv” to “Suicidal”: A Conversation with Jesse Bering
Hosted by: David PrescottGuest Speaker: Jesse Bering Recorded On: September 8, 2022 Jesse Bering’s book, Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of …
Sexual Behaviors in the Current Era: A Conversation with Debby Herbenick
Dr. Herbenick has led 13 research studies aimed at understanding contemporary sex in the United States. Her work has often included examinations of behaviors (such as “rough sex”) that are outside the more limited scope of other studies. Among her most recent publications are articles on changes in sexual behaviors reported by adults and adolescents.
The Influence of Attachment on Adolescents Who Have Sexually Abused: A Conversation with Michael Miner
Dr. Michael Miner, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota, will discuss his research addressing adolescent males who have engaged in sexual violence. The projects — undertaken during Dr. Miner’s time at the Institute of Sexual and Gender Health — are grounded in attachment theory, a psychological conceptualization of how one’s childhood experiences with primary caregivers influence interpersonal relationships and behavior throughout one’s life.
Tackle Your Challenge – Uncovering Solutions for Making Significant Life Changes
Ella will lead the audience through a series of steps that they can then use to help clients find solutions to challenges and make changes in their own lives. You can watch the process unfold even as you participate silently. The webinar provides time after the exercise for your questions and observations.
WhatsOK? A New Resource for Preventing Sexual Harm by Young People
Jenny Coleman, Stop It Now!’s director will share how the WhatsOK? Project was developed, as well as the insights and findings gained from the pilot and the continuing engagement with this unique new resource.
Using Multiple Actuarial Instruments to Assess Sexual Recidivism Risk
In this brief presentation, David Thornton will talk about the need to use multiple static actuarial instruments in carrying out psychosexual assessments to aid sentencing, prioritize treatment approaches, or in the context of potential SVP commitment.
How Therapeutic Humor Can Work for You
Improve your outlook and reduce harmful stress through humor. That’s the message of this seriously funny conversation about an applied therapeutic method you can practice every day to improve your wellbeing and the wellness of your clients and others around you.
Research has shown that humor and laughter directly after a stressful situation reduces stress hormones and creates lasting, positive feelings. Muscles relax, breathing changes, and the brain releases endorphins, natural painkillers and happiness boosters. Having a sense of humor and being quick to laugh can have psychological and physiological benefits.
What We Need To Know About Sexual Fantasies and Sexual Offending
Sexual wishes, interests, and fantasies are different in important ways. For example, men’s fantasies are often more closely tied to their wishes than women. Research suggests that the diversity of fantasies, more than their content, contributes to a healthy sex life. Interestingly, men who have sexually abused others often have a narrower range of fantasies, but these fantasies are not always different from men who are not known to have abused.