LIVE: Juvenile Sexual Offender Evaluation

March 24, 2023  |  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Presented By Kostas A. Katsavdakis, PhD, ABPP
Kostas A. Katsavdakis, PhD, ABPP

March 24, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific

4 Hours

Kostas A. Katsavdakis, PhD, ABPP, presents a live professional training program on Juvenile Sexual Offender Evaluation in partnership with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP).

This program will review the standard of practice for conducting a juvenile sexual offender risk assessment, taking into account cultural and gender differences as well as overall limitations when testifying in Court.

This program will examine relevant risk assessment tools, their application and limitation, recidivism base rate, report writing, and cognitive biases impacting overall opinions.

Topics covered include:

  1. Ethics and Legal factors
  2. Relevant Risk Assessment Instruments/Tools
  3. Culture and Gender Differences
  4. Overall limitations of the Assessment Process
  5. Cognitive Biases

Participants are expected to have a foundation in the risk assessment process and a background in working with juveniles.

Intended Audience

This live program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

Experience Level

This live program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

CE / CPD Credit

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Presented By

Kostas A. Katsavdakis, PhD, ABPP

Kostas A. Katsavdakis, PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist and board-certified forensic psychologist, and he is an adjunct faculty member at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Dr. Katsavdakis evaluates defendants charged with violent sexual and violent non-sexual crimes, and he conducts threat a...

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe relevant legal and ethical foundations of juvenile sexual offender risk assessments

Describe the standard of practice for juvenile sexual offender risk evaluations

Describe cultural and gender differences as well as overall limitations when assessing juveniles for sexual offender risk


Live Event Policy

Event Communications

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Have a sudden change of plans and are unable to attend live? No worries, you will be given access to the on-demand version of the program once available.

Event Conduct

Event Conduct

Please conduct yourself in a professional manner throughout the event. Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for all who attend. We reserve the right to remove any participants who are disruptive or who act unprofessionally.

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Convenience & Flexibility

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Program Partner

American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP)

We are proud to partner with American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP) for this training. AAFP is a non-profit organization of board certified forensic psychologists whose mission is to contribute to the development and maintenance of forensic psychology as a specialized field of study, research and practice. The Academy does this by providing high quality continuing education workshops, providing a forum for the exchange of scientific information among its members, and conferring awards upon outstanding students and practitioners in the field of forensic psychology.

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