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Adult Sex Offenders - What You Need to Know Webinar
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
9:00 AM PT/10:00 AM MT/11:00 AM CT/12:00 PM ET


This webinar is approximately 90 minutes long.


This webinar will provide a short but essential overview of adults who have been convicted of a sex offense. In this 90-minute webinar, David Prescott will offer an overview of the population, describe adult sex offender assessment, treatment and supervision, and cover special topics such as juveniles, females, and those who view sexually explicit media involving child sexual abuse imagery.


At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be better able to:

  • Assess sexual offenders' dangerousness
  • Understand effective means for reducing risk in the community
  • Understand different types of sexual offenders and how their offenses can "cross over" from one type to another
  • Identify key targets in making treatment programs as effective as possible


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David Prescott, LICSW, Clinical Services Development Director, Becket Family of Services

David Prescott is the Clinical Services Development Director for the Becket Family of Services. He has produced 14 book projects and numerous articles and chapters in the areas of assessing and treating sexual violence and trauma.

Mr. Prescott is a current Fellow and past president of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, the largest professional organization of its kind in the world. He is also the 2014 recipient of that organization's Distinguished Contribution award, one of only a handful of recipients. Previously, he received the Bright Lights award from the National Adolescent Perpetration Network in 2007. He is a Senior Associate and Certified Trainer for the International Center for Clinical Excellence and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

Mr. Prescott has lectured around the world, including most recently in Australia, Japan, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Norway, Namibia, and the U.K. He also serves on the editorial boards of three scholarly journals, Motivational Interviewing: Training, Research, Implementation, and Practice, the Journal of Sexual Aggression, and Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. Mr. Prescott is also co-editor of the NEARI News, which is read by thousands of professionals each month.

This project is supported by Grant No. 2015-TA-AX-K015 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

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