Speaker: Dr. April Young
Instructional level: Introductory
Date/Time: Tues., Apr. 26, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Central)
For: professionals in psychology, behavioral health, social work, and criminal justice
Register today at go.unl.edu/intro_sexual_offenders
No fee to attend this training.
This one-day training will provide attendees with a general overview of the treatment and assessment of both juvenile and adult sex offenders. Attendees will learn the definition of sexual offender from a legal and clinical perspective, the role of the therapist in the field of sexual offending, and the sexual offender subtypes and typologies. This presentation will also articulate the differences and similarities between adult and juvenile offenders and the respective treatment and multi-disciplinary processes. The assessments, tools, and elements required for conducting psychosexual evaluations will also be covered.
This training has been approved for 7.5 continuing education credits for psychologists and 7.5 Criminal Justice hours.* Credits will be awarded to participants who attend the entire training.
*Continuing education for psychologists may be used by other licensed behavioral health professionals. Please check with your licensing board. Continuing education credit is granted on a one credit per one instructional hour basis.
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NUPPC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
For more information, view the event flyer here: go.unl.edu/intro-sex-offenders-flyer.
Sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Behavioral Health and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
This training is funded in whole or in part by funds from the SAMHSA Community Mental Health Block Grant, SAMHSA Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment Block Grant, and state funds sub-granted from the Nebraska Department of Health and Services, Division of Behavioral Health.