Arizona Chapter of the
Association for the Treatment of
Sexual Abusers

AzATSA 2009 Conference Topic Details

Impact of Sexual Trauma & the Effectiveness of Clinical and Societal Interventions for Sex Offenders

Who Should Attend

Counselors, psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, medical professionals, probation and law enforcement, direct care workers, and anyone interested in understanding the relationship of trauma and sexual offending. Lucy Berliner is a pioneer in the eradication of sexual abuse as a whole. She works on the behalf of both victims and offenders, from policy initiatives to direct service with those who are impacted by trauma.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the impact of sexual assault on child and adult victims.
  2. Become familiar with effective treatment interventions for sexual assault/abuse victims.
  3. Learn about victims perspectives on sex offenders and their preferences for case outcomes.
  4. Understand the impact of sexual trauma as it relates to sexual offending and sexual offenders
  5. Develop a framework for the treatment of offenders’ trauma.