Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM PST
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Morgan Grabau 
Forensic Mental Health Association of CA 

Juveniles Who Sexually Offended: Characteristics, Assessment, and Treatment

Presenter: Norbert Ralph, PhD, MPH 

This workshop will present practical information regarding the characteristics, assessment, and treatment of adolescents who have sexually offended.  Dr. Norbert Ralph will cover various topics including psychiatric and neurodevelopmental characteristics, epidemiology, and recidivism rates.  He will also discuss best practices for practical assessment and treatment methods, as well as some of his own research.  Lastly, program models and collaboration with probation services will be covered.

This workshop is appropriate for probation and detention staff, as well as mental health professionals.


Learning Objectives 

  • List two key features of sexual & nonsexual recidivism 
  • Explain two ways brain development impacts harmful behaviors
  • List and define two typology types
  • Describe two assessment tools
  • Identify two treatment approaches and note the defining feature of each

CE Statement
6 hours for professional licenses: BBS, BRN, CPA
CE Statements: FMHAC is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. FMHAC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Provider #FOR005. Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences through the California Psychological Association.