ATSA Forum - Vol. XXIX, No. 4
Fall 2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Regular Features
 Editor's Note
 President's Message
FAQ
 Why is Juvenile Polygraph Not Recommended by ATSA?
Featured Articles
 Responding to Problematic Technology Use:
Creating a Therapeutic Toolbox

 Looking After Ourselves and Each Other
 Utilizing Recreation Therapy as Part of the Treatment Model
 Understanding and Preventing Adolescent Pedophilia TEDMED Talk
 Step One of Cultural Competency Addressing Privilege & Power
Students' Voice
 Assessment of Deviant Preferences Using Novel Behavioral Assessment Procedures
 A Studentís Guide to the ATSA 2017 Conference
Book Review
 RNR Principles in Practice In the Management and Treatment of Sexual Abusers
ATSA News
 2017 ATSA Conference Events
 Preventing Harmful Sexual Behaviors in Youth: An Infographic from the ATSA Prevention Committee
 Welcome Incoming Board Members
 2017 ATSA Awards
 ATSA Professional Code of Ethics 2017 Revisions and Additions
 New ATSA Members


2017 ATSA Conference Events

ATSA Gives Back
Tuesday, October 24, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
During ATSA’s first corporate social responsibility event, a new half-day pre-conference activity, you will have the opportunity to give back to our host community by helping a local non–profit. The 2017 recipient is Sunflower House, an organization that assists children who have been physically and sexually abused. We will be providing a range of services from helping clean and organize the interior to doing some exterior landscaping, to stuffing envelopes, to organizing bags and toys for the children. There’s a project for everyone’s interest. enjoy a day of exercise and camaraderie as you help make life better for children. there is limited space available, so sign–up today with on your online registration! for more information contact Ann Snyder, ATSA Public Affairs Coordinator: ann@atsa.com  

Public Engagement Event
Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This event brings together community members, professionals, practitioners, academics, and researchers to have a frank and informative discussion about preventing sexual harm. this discussion will be led by experts in the field around residency restrictions, sex trafficking, youth registration and campus sexual assault. Everyone is welcome!

Morning Networking Event
7:45 am – 8:15 am | Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Back by popular demand! Start your morning off with a brief networking experience sure to put a smile on your face. Some of the most memorable and valuable opportunities at a conference come from the people you meet, so join us for a 30 minute networking event to broaden your professional circle. Experience a new approach to networking, meet some new colleagues, and possibly win one of our wonderful door prizes! Great for those new to the ATSA conference as well as long–time members. Registration not required.

Dismantling Racism: The Relevance to Prevention
Thursday, October 26, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Talking about sexual abuse and violence may seem easy compared to talking about race, power and privilege. Yet facing this discomfort is necessary to understand how the biases we all have can get in the way of positive use of the privileges and power we have along with our ability to build authentic relationships. Join us for this unique and thought– provoking discussion.


Download the full listing of ATSA Conference Events.

Download the 2017 Conference Brochure.