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Final Webinar for 2014-2015 Series

All Webinars are presented from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern Time

May 5, 2015 - Steven Bengis, EdD, LCSW and David Prescott, LICSW

Consultinar!

2015-2016 Series

Impact of Pornography on Children, Youth and Culture: Part 2; Cordelia Anderson, MA

Building Motivation for Change; David Prescott, LICSW

Supporting Families of Children and Adolescents; Jane Silovsky, PhD and Jimmy Widdifield, MA, LPC

Treating Adult Sex Offenders; Jill Stinson, PhD

The Sex-Wise Parents; Janet Rosensweig, MS, PhD, MPA

Family Reunification after Child Sexual Abuse "co-sponsored" with NSVRC; Peter Pollard, MPA and Joan Tabachnick, MBA

Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessment: Parts 1-4; Phil Rich, EdD, LICSW

Ask the Experts: A Case Management Challenge; Steven Bengis, EdD and David Prescott, LICSW



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Consultinar!

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Presenter: Steven Bengis, EdD, LCSW and David Prescott, LICSW
Date: May 5, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Host: Joan Tabachnick
Technical Advisor: Greg Day

Description:

The “Consultinar” focuses on a complex clinical case presented by a practicing clinician with comments and questions from both David Prescott  and Steve Bengis, as well as the audience.  This is a wonderful learning opportunity to discuss and learn from your colleagues about a difficult and complicated case..

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 16:48
 

Creating Sexually Safer Congregations

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Presenter: Debra Haffner, MDiv, MPH
Date: March 31, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Host: Steve Bengis and Joan Tabachnick
Technical Advisor: Greg Day

Description:

Faith communities need policies and procedures to prevent sexual abuse, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct in the congregation. The Religious Institute, using a national consensus process, has created a new safer congregations best practice initiative for congregations across the theological spectrum.  The webinar will address why faith communities must renew their commitment to sexually safer policies and procedures, provide an overview of how denominations currently address these issues, introduce the key criteria of a sexually safer congregation, and discuss how sex abuse experts and treatment providers can actively partner with faith communities.

Please click here to view the recording.

Please click here to view the presentation slides.

Please click here to purchase Continuing Education Credits for Social Workers and Psychologists.

Please click here to take the CE post assessment test.

FREE COURSE:

Please click here for the on-line course - Balancing Acts: Keeping Children Safe in Congregations presented by The Reverend Debra Haffner and Joan Tabachnick, MBA. The course is approved for 4 continuing education credits for psychologist and social workers. NOTE: When opening link, right click and choose open in new window to ensure it opens properly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 15:49
 

A Contemporary Overview of Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessments

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Presenter: Phil Rich, Ed.D., LICSW
Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Host: Steve Bengis and Joan Tabachnick
Technical Advisor: Greg Day

Description:

This webinar will review the current status of juvenile sexual risk assessment, the processes by which we assess sexual risk  in adolescents and children, the empirical basis of current risk assessment instruments, and the role of comprehensive psychosocial assessment in understanding risk for continued sexually troubled behavior. The webinar will also discuss current shifts in our thinking about risk assessment and its value in laying the groundwork for treatment.

The webinar serves as an introduction for a three-day course led by Phil Rich providing instruction and practice experience in the administration of juvenile sexual risk assessment on June 2-4, 2015.

Please click here to view the recording of this webinar on the NEARI Press You Tube channel.

Please click here to view the presentation slides.

Please click here to purchase Continuing Education Credits for Social Workers and Psychologists.

Please click here to take the CE Post-Assessment test.

Please keep in mind that the test uses Google Forms and requires an up-to-date browser- NEARI Press recommends Google Chrome. Also, due to changes in our automated process, we are checking tests by hand and sending certificates afterwards, please allow 48 hours for us to get you your certificate of completion! Thank you!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 15:00
 

The Impact of Pornography on Children,Youth and Culture

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Presenter: Cordelia Anderson, M.A.
Date: January 20, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Host: Steve Bengis and Joan Tabachnick
Technical Advisor: Greg Day

Description:

Yesterday’s porn is today’s mainstream media and today’s pornography is the main sex educator of our children and youth. This workshop discusses the differences in definitions and the research that shows impact. It also highlights the importance of framing this as a public health issue and actions that can be taken to counter any harm from pornography and the porn industry.

Please click here to view the recording of this webinar on the NEARI Press YouTube channel.

Please click here to view the presentation slides.

Please click here to purchase CEs. Continuing Education Credits are available for Social Workers and Psychologists.

Please click here to take the CE post-assessment test. *Be sure to save the certificate of completion as a PDF or print it out.*

Forward the certificate along with your license type, number and state to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you need assistance call 860-315-0565 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015 12:19
 

Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention

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Presenter:Joan Tabachnick, MBA
Date: Dec 16, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Host: Steve Bengis
Technical Advisor: Greg Day

Description:

This webinar is based upon the free book titled “Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention” written by Joan Tabachnick for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). The basic information provide in this webinar will be helpful to anyone concerned about sexual violence or working professionally in this field with either victims/survivors or those who have caused the harm.  Whether you are new to the field or an experienced professional, this course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence.

Please click here to view the recording of this webinar on the NEARI Press YouTube channel.

Please click here to view the presentation slides.

Please click here to purchase CE credits.

Please click here to take the CE post-assessment test. *Be sure to save the certificate of completion as a PDF or print it out.*

Forward the certificate along with your license type, number and state to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you need assistance call 860-315-0565 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Endorsement:

Thank you for your emails AND informative webinars.  I was unable to be at my desk to see your Bystander presentation but I took you with me on the road and heard every word of the presentation as I was able to connect by phone.  Technology is wonderful! With the Bluetooth and you, I learned a great deal and am very pleased that I could connect.

Free Course:

Please click here to take the complete on-line course Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention. Continuing Education Credits are also available for this course.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015 12:20
 
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