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Conducting Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessments: A 3-Day Course by Phil Rich, Ed.D., LICSW

Presenter: Phil Rich, Ed.D., LICSW

Cosponsored by NEARI and OBH, LLC

Dates: Monday – Wednesday, June 25th – 27th, 2018

Location: LaSalle School, 391 Western Ave., Albany NY  12203

Program Description

This NEARI Press and Training Center workshop will provide instruction and practice experience in administration of sexual risk assessment for juveniles who have engaged in sexually abusive behavior. The training will cover the process of risk assessment, from theory, method, and instrumentation to applied practice, including case formulation. It will include cases studies and discussion and participant completion of risk assessments. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of juvenile sexual risk assessment, understand the use of risk assessment instruments, and gain feedback-driven practice experience.

Overall Objectives

At the completion of this thee-day training, participants will learn to:

  1. describe the construction of structured instruments used to assess risk for sexual recidivism in juveniles who have previously engaged in sexually abusive behavior.
  2. administer structured instruments used to assess risk for sexual recidivism in juveniles who have previously engaged in sexually abusive behavior.
  3. describe and apply methods for assessing and understanding juvenile sexual risk.
  4. explain the elements of comprehensive sexual risk evaluation
  5. how to write a comprehensive sexual risk and needs evaluation report.
  6. explain the nature, role, and elements of case formulation in sexual risk assessment.

 

Name:   Phil Rich

License and Degrees: Ed.D., MSW, LICSW

Current Position: Consultant/Owner: Specialized Consultation, Training, and Supervision

 

Relevant Experience 

Independent consultant and trainer specializing in the assessment and treatment of juvenile sexual offenders, Clinical Director of Stetson School for thirteen years, extensive experience working with sexually abusive youth in assessment and treatment, certified specialist credential in sex offender evaluation and treatment, clinical member of Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, member of the National Organization for the Treatment of Abusers, Diplomate in clinical social work, Diplomate in forensic social work, developer of Juvenile Risk Assessment Tool (J-RAT), author of “Understanding Juvenile Sexual Offenders: Assessment, Treatment, and Rehabilitation,” “Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders,” “ Juvenile Sexual Offenders: A Comprehensive Guide to Risk Evaluation,” and “Stages of Accomplishment Workbooks for Sexually Abusive Youth.”

 18 CE credits available for Psychologists an Social workers

Licensed Social Workers

OBH is approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY

Psychologists

OBH is an APA Approved CE Sponsor Organization. OBH offers CE credits for psychologists. OBH is responsible for the program.

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Click here for more information and online registration.

 

You may also contact Diane Langelier at (413)540-0712 x14 or email: info@nearipress.org

Understanding Parent Participation in Massachusetts Special Education

by Dr. Alec Peck

We are not able to offer this course for CE Credit at this time.
NEARI Press may offer a “certificate of completion” so please contact NEARI press directly for such a request. Go to the “CONTACT US” link at: NEARI Press

This course is produced by  the New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and funded by the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps), is intended for parents who are considering special education options for their school-aged child. In this course, you will learn about important issues, such as: Referring a student for evaluation, Clarifying the process for evaluating a student, Understanding your role and rights when you meet with the evaluation team, and Determining the most appropriate evaluation for your child.

Please click on the PayPal link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.
When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send to email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.

Access this course at: NEARI COURSES

 

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Building Learning Activities the Brain-Based Way

by Penny Cuninggim, ED.D. M.A.T., M.S.W.

Duration: 3 hours
CEs Available: 3 (Psychology; Social Work)
Price: $15.00 for 3 CEs

Description

Brain-based teaching is a new and rapidly growing field that is improving classroom practice. This course introduces: 1) important research-based principles about how the brain learns best and 2) related brain-based strategies for designing effective learning activities in schools, residential programs, counseling settings, and after-school programs. This course will be helpful for educators, counselors, and child care providers who need to create and teach knowledge and skills to elementary, middle, and high school-aged students.

Objectives:

Participants will

  • Learn how the human brain functions and why teaching strategies need to address how children and youth learn best
  • Learn about the principles of brain-based learning and teaching
  • Be able to explain the three brain-based goals of quality teaching/programming
  • Create brain-based strategies for building more effective learning activities

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.
When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.

Please access this course at: NEARI COURSES


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CE Verification form for those completing online questions from the NEARI course:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Brain-Based-Way_Cunningim OBHS

Evaluation Form:

Evaluation_Brain-based way_Cunningim

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits.

 

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Balancing Acts: Keeping Children Safe in Congregations

by Reverend Debra Haffner Dr. Dov., MPH & Joan Tabachnick, MBA

Duration: 4 hours
CEs Available: 4 (Psychology; Social Work)
Price: $20.00 for 4 CEs

Description:

This ground-breaking course developed in collaboration with the Unitarian Universalist Association offers information, policies, and procedural suggestions to create a congregation where children and youth will be safe from sexual abuse. If you are part of a faith community and plan to address the issue of sexual abuse, this course will provide you with the essential tools needed for a comprehensive approach to safety and prevention.

Objectives:

Participants will

  • Describe a comprehensive approach to safety from sexual abuse in congregations
  • Explain procedures to increase safety of children and youth from sexual abuse in congregations
  • Provide main policy components congregations may use to increase safety
  • Describe approaches for clinical application to address issues of child sexual abuse in congregations

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.

View more information by clicking here


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Evaluation Form:

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CE Verification Information Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Balancing Acts_Haffner_Tabachnick OBHS

CE Questions:

CE Questions-Balancing Acts Course

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

 Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits. 

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First Responders: Responding to Sexual Assault Disclosures 

by Jamie Suvak, LMHC

Duration: 2 hours
CEs Available: 2 (Psychology; Social Work)
Price for CEs: $10.00 for 2 CEs

This course presents an innovative model for responding to a disclosure of sexual violence. It stresses the importance of a supportive response to reduce secondary trauma and to encourage the survivor to seek further care. This approach trains staff to respond to disclosures emphasizing four key areas: Safety, Empowerment, Empathy, and Knowledge (SEEK). Designed specifically for staff in college and university settings, it is an essential tool for creating a safe point of entry for anyone choosing to disclose the sexual violence they experienced. This course was developed by staff of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, the largest rape crisis center in Massachusetts and the second oldest in the country.

Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Describe the context of sexual assault, including how to define sexual assault and what to do if someone discloses to you.
  • Identify the three stages of a survivor’s healing process: immediate crisis, outward adjustment, and retriggering/resolution.
  • Describe the survivor’s feelings and experiences at certain points in healing.
  • Explain the appropriate response to survivors by providing them safety, empowerment, empathy, and knowledge about where to seek appropriate interventions and connections.

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.
Then, go to this link to access the course on the NEARI website: http://www.nearipress.org/courses

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.




Please complete the CE questions and evaluation, below, and email to us at orlandobehaviorhealth@gmail.comQuestions_First Responders Course

Evaluation Form:

Evaluation_First Responders_Suvak 02-17

CE Verification Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_First Resonders_Suvak OBHS

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits.

THANK YOU!

Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention 

by Joan Tabachnick, MBA

Duration: 2 hours
2 Social Work CE Credits Available (No CE Credits are available for Psychologists for this course)
Price for CEs: $12.50 for 2 CEs

An online workshop produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). Whether you are new to the field or an experienced professional, this course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence.

Objectives

In this course, you will:

  1. Understand the role of engaged bystanders in preventing sexual violence
  2. Use various tools that will help you to teach others about bystander intervention
  3. Identify additional intervention opportunities to prevent sexual violence

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course. The post-assessment questions are available via a link on the PayPal checkout page– please do NOT close down this page before selecting the link back to the vendor site or you will not be able to go back to access the post assessment questions. If you do miss this, the questions are available on the NEARI Press site:

http://www.nearipress.org/courses

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.


Social Work CEs



CE questions file

Questions_Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention Course

Evaluation Form:

Evaluation Form_Engaging Bystanders_Tabachnick

CE Verification Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Engaging Bystanders_Tabachnick OBHS

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

 

THANK YOU!
Orlando Behavior Health Services
orlandobehaviorhealth@gmail.com
860-315-0565

Stopping Sexual Abuse Through Intervention with Sexually Abusive Youth

Developed by Steven M. Bengis, Ed.D., L.C.S.W.

Duration: 5 hours
CEs Available: 5 (Psychology; Social Work)
Price for CEs: $25.00 for 5 CE Credits

This introductory online course covers how best to identify and intervene with youth who exhibit sexually abusive behaviors—to prevent them from hurting any other victims. Take this course if you want an overview of how sex-abuse-specific assessment, case management and treatment can help give a teenager the opportunity to live an abuse-free life.

Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Use evidence-based principles to explain sex-abuse-specific management, assessment and treatment of youth.
  • Differentiate management, assessment and treatment of sex offending adults from that of youth.
  • Examine some of the myths that prevent appropriate management, assessment and treatment of these youth.
  • Explore appropriate management, assessment, and treatment, including the importance of integrating the latest findings in related fields (e.g., neuroscience, trauma, and attachment).

 

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please follow these instructions:

View more information by clicking here

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course (Psychology or Social Work)
When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please download the questions, evaluation and course verification files, below.

Please complete these documents along with your answers to the CE questions, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email with all files attached, and we will process your CE certificate on passing the CE quiz at 80%.


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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

Evaluation Form:

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CE Questions:
Questions_Stopping Sexual Abuse Course_Bengis OBH_NEARI

CE Verification Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Stopping Sexual Abuse_Bengis OBHS

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits. 

THANK YOU!

Understanding Children’s Sexual Behaviors-From Natural and Healthy to Disturbed

by Toni Cavanagh Johnson, Ph.D.

Duration: 4 hours
CEs Available: 4 (Psychology; Social Work)
Price for CEs:  $20.00 for 4 CEs

Description:

This essential course helps people working with children understand what are the expected behaviors related to sex and sexuality in young children and how to distinguish them from behaviors that are of concern and require some intervention.

 Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Define natural and healthy childhood sexual behaviors
  • Describe the groups of children with problematic childhood sexual behaviors
  • Differentiate natural and healthy childhood sexual behaviors from those that are problematic
  • Describe the factors that move a child beyond natural and healthy behaviors
  • Describe the characteristics of problematic sexual behaviors in children

Dr. Johnson is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, and internationally recognized researcher and trainer in the field of child sexual abuse. Her essential course helps people working with children understand what are the expected behaviors related to sex and sexuality in young children and how to distinguish them from behaviors that are of concern and require some intervention.

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.

Please access this course at: NEARI COURSES


CE Options



Evaluation Form:

Evaluation Form_Understanding Childrens Sexual Behaviors_Cavanaugh-Johnson 01-17

CE Questions File:

Questions_Understanding Childrens Sexual Behaviors – Cavanaugh-Johnson

CE Verification Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Understanding Sexual Behaviors_Cavanagh-Johnson OBHS

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: 

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits. 
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Current Practice for Treating Adolescents Who Have Sexually Abused

Presented by David Prescott,  LICSW

Duration: 4 hours
CEs Available: 4  (Psychology; Social Work)
Price for CEs: $20.0 for 4 CEs

Nationally recognized for his training programs, books, and articles on treating youth who have sexually abused, David Prescott’s course is for anyone who wants to understand these adolescents’ complex and diverse treatment needs. The course reviews what we know and don’t know about this population, places it in the context of their development, and describes the key elements of effective treatment. If you ever plan to refer an adolescent to specialized treatment or want to get current on the most recent research regarding their treatment, this course is an essential building block to your work.

Objectives

  • Differentiate sexually abusive youth from adult sexual offenders
  • Describe the principals and phases needed to effectively treat adolescents who have sexually abused
  • Describe the five domains that allow a clinician to look at the risk to re-offend and the factors that determine that risk

Please click on the link below to purchase the CE Credits for this course.

When you have completed the course online from the NEARI training site, please send your certificate of passing the test, that confirms completion of the course, the completed evaluation form, and course verification information form. Send us an email along with your licensure information (degree, type, license no. & state) and we will email your CE Certificate.

CE Options



Click here to access the course

CE Questions

Click here to access the CE questions

Evaluation Form:

Evaluation Form_Current Practice for Treating Adolescents_Prescott_NEARI

CE Verification Form:

CE-Course-Verification-Form_Current Practice-Prescott OBHS

CE Questions File:

Questions_Current Practice for Treating Adolescents Who Have Sexually Abused Course

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

OBHS is now an approved by the NY State Board for Social Work to provide CE credits to Social Workers licensed in the state of NY.

Note: All Social Work CE credit is currently offered via our approval status with the NY Board for Social Workers. Please check with your state social work board if you are licensed in a state outside NY to determine acceptance of the NY approved Social Work CE Credits. 

THANK YOU!

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