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TN Sex Offender Treatment Board Conference

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TN Sex Offender Treatment Board Conference

November 12-16, 2018

8:00 am 4:30 pm

Hilton Garden Inn - Smyrna
2631 Highwood Blvd. Smyrna, TN 37167




About this Conference:
The Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board, housed administratively in the Tennessee Department of Correction, has been providing specialized training to mental health providers specific to the area of sex offender treatment for over twenty years. Courses offered during this annual conference include “New Provider” training for any mental health provider interested in becoming an approved sex offender treatment provider in Tennessee. Additional courses offered include: Sex Offender Risk Evaluation Training, Ethics Training, Risk Assessment Training, and Trauma Focused Treatment for Sex Offenders. The conference is open to anyone who wishes to attend and is mandatory for all approved evaluators and approved providers.

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Speaker Bios:
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Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of a psychosexual evaluation and its purpose within the judicial system.
  • Describe how adherence to ATSA standards and guidelines impact services provided under the auspices of the Sex Offender Treatment Board.

Hilton Garden Inn - Smyrna
2631 Highwood Blvd. Smyrna, TN 37167

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New Providers (Mon – Wed) - $350
Evaluation Training (Thursday morning) - $125
Ethics Training (Thursday afternoon) - $75
Current Provider (Friday only) - $175
Current Provider Combined (Thursday & Friday) - $350

APA Credit (Choose if you want to claim APA credits) - $20

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fees will be refunded, less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date. No refunds will be given when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.

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Activity Director:
Carissa M. Miniard, M.Ed.
Probation Parole Program Director
Tennessee Department of Correction

Educational Planner:
Donna Dougherty, Educational Planner
Donna Dougherty 
Educational Planner 
Office of Continuing Medical Education 
East Tennessee State 


ACCME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Tennessee Department of Correction. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 33.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The 33.75 credits are the total of 19.5 credits for new provider training, 3.75 credits for evaluation training, 3.0 credits for ethics training, and 7.5 credits for annual provider training.

Frontier Health

Frontier Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Frontier Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The participants will receive credit for their attendance as shown below.

Registrant Type Attendance Date(s) Required to Receive APA CE Credit Number of APA CE Credits Earned
New Provider Training
November 12 – 14, 2018

19.5 hours


Annual Provider Training November 16, 2018
7.25 hours
Evaluation Training November 15, 2015 3.75 hours

Ethics Training


November 15, 2015


3.0 hours


Full attendance is required. Partial credit may not be awarded per APA guidelines.

This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN 2018-0156) for up to 33.0 continuing education units.

Other Information:
Should you need special accommodation to fully participate in the program, please contact the Office of CME at (423) 439-8027. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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