Instructor: Bradley Hedges, Ph.D. (http://www.mopsohio.com/trainer-bios.html)
CE/U’s: 6 for Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists
Assessing sexual offenders is perhaps one of the most challenging populations to evaluate because of the complexity of their clinical presentation and the significant implications of the assessment. This training attempts to provide participants with a framework for understanding the sexual offender assessment and an overview of commonly used assessment techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the concepts presented in the training to a complex case.
Become familiar with the issues related to sexual offender assessment.
Increase exposure to types of assessment.
Increase familiarity with the tools associated with sexual offender assessment.
Define the key elements to sexual offender assessment.
Compare and contrast current types of assessment and their strenghts and weaknesses.
Demonstrate ablity to gather data necessary for sex offender assessments.
Apply the concepts presented to a presented case.
Overview of the “meaning” of sex
Purpose of assessments
Types of assessments
Etiology of Sexual Deviancy
Understanding issues of actuarial assessment and classification issues
“Poor Man’s Risk Assessment”
Developmental Risk Assessment
Contextual Risk Assessment
Particpants: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, and other trained others in the Mental Health Field
Level: Introductory – Intermediate
Prerequisites: Sexually Abusive Behavior Series: Part 1, 2 and 3.
To register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sexually-abusive-behavior-series-part-iv-intro-to-sex-offender-assessment-registration-12289449073
Last day of registration: Friday, December 12, 2014