Training Information Calendar


***In 2022, SARATSO will resume offering in-person trainings with a limited number of online training opportunities. Please note that SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person events. Further details will be made available under each respective post. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact SARATSO Staff at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov. ***

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 (June 2022 - December 2022)

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 Basic Training

Date: August 24-25, 2022

Time: 

Wednesday, August 24 2022:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

Thursday, August 25, 2022: 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, #06425647

Location: In-person, San Diego, CA - TBD

Instructor: David Haner

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.

Static-99R Recertification Training

Date: September 20, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, # 06000643

Location: Zoom

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Registration will be posted July 2022. 

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: November 8-9, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, November 8, 2022:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022: 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, #06425647

Location: In-person, Sacramento, CA - TBD

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Registration will be posted in September 2022.

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: November 15, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022:  9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, # 06000643

Location: Zoom

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Registration will be posted in September 2022. 

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

The JSORRAT-II training program is currently suspended due to the juvenile realignment bill that was implemented in July 2021 (SB823).  
If you have any questions please contact SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov.


STABLE-2007/ACUTE-2007 Trainings (June 2022 - December 2022)

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 Virtual Training - hosted by The Counseling and Psychotherapy Center (CPC)

Date: July 8-9, 2022

Time:

Friday, July 8, 2022: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday, July 9, 2022: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fee: $200.00, an optional charge applies for CEU’s ($25.00)

CEU's: If you are interested in the CE flyer, please connect with Tim Sinn at tim.s@cpcamerica.com.

Instructor: Deirdre D'Orazio

Location: Online

Registration: Registration & Payments can be made to CPC Finance @ 508-745-8286 (Colin Littlefield); colin.l@cpcamerica.com

Additional Info: Space is limited. A training link will be sent once you have registered. Please note that CE’s are only available to psychologists and counselors.

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Recertification Training via Zoom

Date: August 18, 2022

Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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

CEU's: 5 Hours  

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Coming soon. 

Additional Info: A new feature of this training is a recorded interview that will be distributed to participants after the training as part of an Interrater Reliability field study. Watching and scoring the interview is required for the course, your information will not be included in the study unless a questionnaire about your experience scoring is completed. The questionnaire will take approximately 8 minutes to complete. SARATSO encourages all scorers to participate in the IRR study to ensure that quality assessments are being provided to clients in the community. If you have any questions regarding the IRR, please reach out to SARATSO staff 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 requested CE's during registration. Please note that requests for CE's will not be accepted after the registration process is complete. If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov.

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training 

Date: August 30-31, 2022

Time:

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 – 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Central, CA - TBD

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

CEU's: 14 Hours

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Coming soon. 

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 requested CE's during registration. Please note that requests for CE's will not be accepted after the registration process is complete.

Stable/Acute Basic Training

Date: November 8-9, 2022  

Time:

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 – 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Sacramento, CA - TBD

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

CEU's: 14 Hours  

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Coming soon

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 requested CE's during registration. Please note that requests for CE's will not be accepted after the registration process is complete.


LS/CMI Trainings (June 2022 - December 2022)

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 Recertification Virtual Training - Hosted by the Counseling and Psychotherapy Center (CPC)

Date: July 29, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CEU's: 3 Hours  

Instructor: Allen Azizian, PhD

Location: Online

Registration: Registration & Payments can be made to CPC Finance @ 508-745-8286 (Colin Littlefield); colin.l@cpcamerica.com

Additional Info: A training link will be sent once you have registered. Please note that CE’s are only available to psychologists and counselors. 

LS/CMI Recertification Training via Zoom

Date: September 01, 2022

Time: TBD 

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

CEU's: 3 Hours  

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Coming soon

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact De'Nise Zamorano 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.

LS/CMI Basic Training

Date: October 13, 2022

Time: TBD

Location: Sacramento, CA - TBD

Fess: TBD

CEU's: TBD

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Coming soon

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact De'Nise Zamorano 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 (June 2022 - December 2022)

Containment Model Training

Date: October 4-5, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fees: No Charge

STCs: 16 hours #05248158

Location: Sacramento, CA - TBD

Instructor: Various

Registration: Registration will be posted in August 2022.