Training Information Calendar


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SARATSO strives to meet the training needs of the certified scorers of California’s risk instruments. If training is needed at a particular location or for a specific risk instrument, please email a request to SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov as we track areas of needed trainings in planning our annual schedule.

SARATSO Trainers

SARATSO must certify all scorers on the risk instruments. All classes must be taught by certified trainers in order for scorers to receive certification.

SARATSO Certified Trainers Qualifications & Expectations


Trainings

Static-99R

For the Static-99R, certified trainers are probation, parole and DSH personnel who have had advanced SARATSO-sponsored training by an expert in the field.

Click here to find a certified trainer on the Static-99R.

 

Static-99R Recertification Training hosted by San Francisco County

Date: January 21, 2021

Time: January 21, 2021: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Fee: No Charge

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Chauncey Robinson

Registration: Please contact Chauncey Robinson @ chauncey.robinson@sfgov.org

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score. If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov

Static-99R Basic Training

Date: February 2 - 4, 2021

Time:

February 2, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

February 3, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

February 4, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, #06425647

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Chauncey Robinson

Registration: Registration full. 

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score. If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov

Static-99R Recertification Training

Date: March 3, 2021

Time: March 3, 2021: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, #06000643

Location: Webinar

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Registratrion full.

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score. If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov


JSORRAT-II

For the JSORRAT-II, certified trainers were trained by SARATSO expert Dr. Douglas Epperson.

Click here to find a certified trainer.

JSORRAT-II Basic Training hosted by Merced County

Date: February 23 - 24, 2021

Time:

February 23, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

February 24, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, #02680241

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Krys Hunter

Registration: Please contact Krys Hunter for registration krys.hunter@cdcr.ca.gov

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score. If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov

JSORRAT-II Basic Training

Date: April 6 - 7, 2021

Time:

April 6, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

April 7, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, #02680241

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Krys Hunter

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score. If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov


STABLE-2007/ACUTE-2007 Trainings (January 2021 - April 2021)

Click here for a list of certified trainers.

This is a 14 hour training. All participants must complete and pass all aspects of the 14 hours to become certified scorers.

CEU's
The State Authorized Risk Assessment Tools for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) unit is an approved provider of Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and Board of Psychology (BOP) continuing education credits by the American Psychological Association (APA). Please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course.

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training via Zoom

Date: January 11-13, 2021

Time:

Monday, January 11, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

Fee: $115.00, an optional charge applies for CEU's ($25.00) 

CEU's: 12 Hours  

Instructor: Katherine Sutton

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov. Regarding CE’s, please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course for those who request CE’s during registration. Please note that requests for CE’s will not be accepted after the registration process is complete. 

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Recertification Training via Zoom

Date: February 24, 2021

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Fee: $50.00, an optional charge applies for CEU's ($25.00) 

CEU's: 4 Hours  

Instructor: Cristina Loree

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov. Regarding CE’s, please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course for those who request CE’s during registration. Please note that requests for CE’s will not be accepted after the registration process is complete. 

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Training for Trainers via Zoom

Date: April 12 - 15, 2021

Time:

Monday, April 12, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

Thursday, April 15, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

CEU's: 16 Hours  

Instructor: Lea Chankin

Registration: Click here! 

Additional Info: There are a limited number of new trainer positions available. Based on recent changes, the need for agency associated Stable/Acute Trainers has expanded. Priority acceptance will be given to individuals who intend to facilitate internal training for their agency on a regular basis. For those interested in becoming a Certified Trainer, please refer to the SARATSO Certified Trainers Qualifications & Expectation document posted to the SARATSO Training page to review eligibility requirements. First Time Trainer Applications are due to SARATSO no later than February 28, 2021, please ensure you submit the following items along with your registration to saratso@cdcr.ca.gov:

• Reference Letter

• Letter of Interest addressed to the SARATSO Committee that covers the details requested in the Certified Trainers Qualifications and Expectations document.

• CV/Resume

Attendance does not guarantee trainer certification. If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov.


LS/CMI Trainings (January 2021 - April 2021)

The LS/CMI certified trainers are treatment providers who have had advanced SARATSO-sponsored training by an expert in the field.

Click here to find a certified trainer on the LSCMI.

CEU's
The State Authorized Risk Assessment Tools for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) unit is an approved provider of Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and Board of Psychology (BOP) continuing education credits by the American Psychological Association (APA). Please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course.

LS/CMI Basic Training via Zoom

Date: January 6 - 7, 2021

Time: 

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Thursday, January 7, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

Fee: $65.00, an optional charge applies for CEU's ($25.00)

CEU's: 8 Hours

Instructor: Thurma Stewart & Michelle Wysopal

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov. Participants will be required to purchase the LS/CMI User Manual or LS/CMI Scoring Guide in advance of the training. Please pay special attention to the homepage of the registration website for purchasing details. Regarding CE’s, there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course  for those who request CE’s during registration. Please note that requests for CE’s will not be accepted after the registration process is complete. 

LS/CMI Recertification Training via Zoom

Date: February 17, 2021

Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Fee: $50.00, an optional charge applies for CEU's ($25.00)

CEU's: 3 Hours

Instructor: Christine Romero

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov. Regarding CE’s, please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of the training to receive credit and certification of attendance in the course for those who request CE’s during registration. Please note that requests for CE’s will not be accepted after the registration process is complete. 


Containment Model

Containment Model Training

Date: January 25 - 27, 2021

Time:

January 25, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

January 26, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

January 27, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours #0281169

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Various 

Registration: Click here to register.

Additional Info: Registration is limited to individuals who are supervising probation or parole officers. If you have any questions please contact Sandra Diaz at sandra.diaz2@cdcr.ca.gov.