Addressing Substance Abuse with Criminal Offenders
Speaker: Jan Looman, Ph.D., C. Psych
Date: December 5-6, 2012 Time: 8:30AM-5:00PMLocation: Anchorage Mental Health Trust Building, Rm 1203745 Community Park Loop Anchorage, AK 99508
A limited amount of research has examined the influence of addictions on sexual offending and recidivism. This workshop will offer an introduction to and exploration of the relationships between substance abuse, criminality, and recidivism, with a specific focus on the intersection between substance abuse and sexual offending. Dr. Looman will highlight complex trauma as well as disordered attachment as they relate to both sexual offending and substance use. Also, a proposed model of sexual offending incorporating the role of substance abuse will be presented within the context of the Good Lives Model and Risk-Needs-Responsivity approaches to sex offender treatment. Using a lecture and open-discussion format, Dr. Looman will provide participants with intervention strategies designed for the treatment of sexual offenders with substance use disorders.
Upon completion of the training workshop, participants will be able to:
About the Presenter
Dr. Looman, PhD., C. Psych. currently holds the position of Clinical Manager at the Regional Treatment Center (Ontario), a psychiatric hospital serving the Federal Prison system in Ontario. From 1997 to 2011, he served as the Program Director of the Regional Treatment Centre Sex Offender Treatment Program, the only high intensity sex offender program in Ontario at that time. In addition, for the past 6 years he has conducted Sexually Violent Predator assessments in Washington State. He has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and has conducted numerous trainings on the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders, including those with co-occurring substance use problems.
Professionals who have introductory knowledge and experience with the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders, including licensed mental health professionals, parole/probation personnel, and students. In addition, professionals or students interested in learning more and increasing their competence in working with these and other populations.
Workshop Rates: **Rate is the same for on-site and distance registrants**
Registration Prior to November 19, 2012
Registration After November 19, 2012
Attend Via Distance
We are pleased to announce this training is open to distance participation through live streaming video! Distance registrants attend at the same cost as on-site attendees and view the training using Windows Media Player (standard on PCs - meaning no software to download) or using Flip4Mac on Mac operating systems.
Workshop participants are eligible to receive 15 continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of each of this two-day workshop. CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Workshop cancellations result in a $25 inconvenience fee. Cancellations must be received 10 days prior to the event to receive a refund.
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