JATSA Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Meetings: Coffee and networking from 9:00, meetings start 9:30 with announcements then presentation and end at Noon. Meetings are free for members and agency members and $5 for non-members.


NJATSA 2019 Meeting Schedule - Please check back for updates

January 11, 2019 -- Historical Evolution of changes in the Field of Sex Offender Treatment and Assessment.  Elizabeth Jeglic, Ph.D.  This presentation will provide an overview of the current state of evidence based practices for the treatments of adults who have committed sexual crimes.  In addition, the translation of new and promising approaches to the treatment of this population will be discussed. CEUs available. Continental Breakfast available from 8:30 am.  Please note that food and drink cannot be taken into the auditorium. Location: Middlesex Fire Academy, 1001 Fire Academy Dr, Sayreville, NJ.

February 22, 2019: Mindfulness and Self-Care. Dr. Janet DiGiorgio-Miller, PhD. Location: Labor Education Center, Rutgers University, Ryder Lane, New Brunswick from 9 am to 12 noon.  Continental Breakfast available from 8:30 am.

April 12, 2019: Structured Assessment of Protective Factors (SAPROF). SORRY, REGISTRATION IS FULL. Pre-registration was required. If not already registered, we apologize but you will not be able to attend. Sharon Kelley, Ph.D.  The SAPROF is an instrument that assesses protective factors and can contribute to risk assessment, positive treatment planning, and release planning.  The SAPROF can be used to assess clients who reside in the community, hospitals, secure forensic settings and prisons. Professionals who might use the SAPROF include: clinicians, evaluators, case managers, probation offices, and others who are involved in dispositional decisions, risk management, conditional release, discharge planning, and allocation of resources concerning violent offenders.  Participants will be able to summarize related research findings, demonstrate an understanding of SAPROF items and scoring through practice cases, demonstrate an understanding of SAPROF results through integration in case conceptualizations, and describe how the SAPROF-SO will differ from the original SAPROF.  9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Rutgers University Conference Center, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

June 7, 2019: Issues Related to LGBTQ and Gender Fluidity. Location: Burlington County Emergency Services Building, Westampton from 9 am to 12 noon. Continental Breakfast from 8:30 am. 

September 20, 2019: Legal Update & National Trends; Preparing to Testify and Testifying as an Expert. Location to be decided from 9 am to 4 pm.

October 18, 2019: Research Update on Pedophilia. Location to be decided from 9 am to 12 noon.

December 6, 2019: Trends in Juvenile Assessment and Treatment.  Phil Rich, Ed.D. CE’s and CEU’s will be made available.  9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Location to be determined.


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