NJATSA 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.
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NJATSA 2018 Meeting Schedule - Please check back for updates
June 8 – People on the Autism Spectrum and Sex: Addressing Needs to help Prevent Sexual Inappropriateness and Allow for A Healthy Sexual Life. Continuing Education information! Presenter: Bobbie J. Gallagher, M.A., BCBA, Director, Autism Center for Educational Services, LLC. Adults and children on the autism spectrum can exhibit a wide variety of inappropriate sexual behavior which seriously limits their ability to live successfully in the community and can present challenges to clinicians, support providers and supervisors. Bobbie Gallagher, owner and director of ACES, Autism Center for Educational Services, has many years of experience as a behaviorist and parent, addressing the needs of people with ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder. As a trainer and teacher, Bobbie will provide an overview of sexual behavioral issues, along with effective tips and recommendations for working successfully with this population and addressing inappropriate sexual behavior. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center, 53 Academy Drive, Westampton. Directions.
September 14 – #digitaldeviance: Assessment, Management and Treatment of Online Sex Offenders. David Delmonico, Ph.D and Elizabeth Griffin, MA. This recently updated workshop will provide information on cutting edge technologies used to access sex online. Participants will be introduced to the most recent theories and typologies related to online sex offending. The workshop will include online demonstrations of technologies used for sexual offense behavior. Presenters will review the latest research in child pornography and chat-related cases. Specific assessment tools for use in online sex offender cases will be introduced. The presenters will also discuss issues related to risk assessment, including the Child Pornography Offender Risk Tool (CPORT). Management issues related to probation will be discussed and management tools will be provided. Creative treatment techniques for this population will be suggested. Registration and CEUs. The venue was changed from the Law Center to Office of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, 132 Jerseyville Avenue Freehold, New Jersey 07728
October 12 – The Forgotten victims: Non-Offending Family Members of Sex Offenders. Description of Program: In 2016, a panel of convicted sex offenders addressed NJATSA members. This year, the NJATSA board will widen the focus to encompass the broad and serious impact that a sex offense conviction has on the non-offending family members. These are often people who suffer in silence, the unseen victims whose lives can be changed forever by a crime over which they had no control. We'll hear their stories and have an opportunity to ask them questions. Location: Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick NJ (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)
December 7 – Responding to Sexual Offenses and Harassment on College Campuses. Speakers: Regan Crotty, Esq. Title IX Administrator, Princeton U and Jackie Deitch-Stackhouse, LCSW, Director SHARE, Princeton U. Location: Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center, 53 Academy Drive, Westampton NJ.