Training Information Calendar


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 (PDF)


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.

Certified trainer list on the Static-99R. (PDF)

Static-99R Basic Training hosted by Sacramento County

Date: March 19-20, 2024

Time: 

Tuesday, March 19, 2024: 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (6 hours with 1 hour lunch)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024: 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (6 hours with 1 hour lunch)

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 hours

Location: In-Person

Instructor: Natalie Handy, Aimee LesCallett and Pete Gonzalez

Registration: Please contact Probation Training @ PROBTraining@SacCounty.gov for details.

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 hosted by Sacramento County

Date: March 21, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (8 hours with 1 hour lunch)

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 hours

Location: In-Person

Instructor: Natalie Handy, Aimee LesCallett and Pete Gonzalez

Registration: Please contact Probation Training @ PROBTraining@SacCounty.gov for details.

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: May 22-23, 2024

Time:

Wednesday, May 22, 2024:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

Thursday, May 23, 2024:  8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, # 06425647

Location: Long Beach, CA

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Register for Static-99R Recertification Training (DOCX)

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 - via Zoom

Date: May 29, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 hours

Location: Zoom

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Register for Static-99R Recertification Training (DOCX)

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.

JSORRAT-II certified trainer list (PDF)

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

STABLE-2007/ACUTE-2007 certified trainers list (PDF)

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.

 
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Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training hosted by CPC - In-Person

Date: March 15-16, 2024

Time: 

Friday, March 15, 2024 - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn Express

                 25222 Redlands Blvd

                 Loma Linda, CA

Fee: Fee: $150.00, an optional charge applies for CE’s ($25.00). We are ONLY able to provide CEs for Psychologists and Counselors (LMFT, LPCC, etc.).  Social Workers will be given a Certificate for the training hours; however, Social Workers will need to contact their Licensing Board to request CEs for the training.

CEU's: 14 Hours  

Instructor: Allen Azizian, PhD

Registration: Trainings@cpcamerica.com

Make Payment Instructions: Scan code below to open payment portal. 

SARATSO 2024-03-02 registration QR code

In Participant Name: Put your Name  

In Clinician Name: Put STABLE-2007 Training    

In Amount: $150.00 or $175.00 (CEs)      

In Date of Appointment: 3/15/2024

CLICK Pay Now – Fill in Method of Payment

Additional Info: If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Sinn at Trainings@cpcamerica.com, or at 508-889-0587. 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.

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training hosted by CPC - In-Person

Date: April 5-6, 2024

Time: 

Friday, April 5, 2024 - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Jose Airport

                 2080 N 1st Street

                San Jose, CA

Fee: $150.00, an optional charge applies for CE’s ($25.00). We are ONLY able to provide CEs for Psychologists and Counselors (LMFT, LPCC, etc.).  Social Workers will be given a Certificate for the training hours; however, Social Workers will need to contact their Licensing Board to request CEs for the training.

CEU's: 14 Hours  

Instructor: Allen Azizian, PhD

Registration: Trainings@cpcamerica.com

Make Payment Instructions: Scan code below to open payment portal. 

SARATSO 2024-04-05 registration QR code 

In Participant Name: Put your Name  

In Clinician Name: Put STABLE-2007 Training    

In Amount: $150.00 or $175.00 (CEs)      

In Date of Appointment: 4/5/2024

CLICK Pay Now – Fill in Method of Payment

Additional Info: If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Sinn at Trainings@cpcamerica.com, or at 508-889-0587. 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.

Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Recertification Training - via Zoom

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Fee: $75.00, an optional charge applies for CEU’s ($25.00)

CEU's: 5 Hours  

Instructor: Michelle Wysopal

Registration: Register for Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Recertification Training

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at Sophia.Vasti@cdcr.ca.govThe course will include a Discussion Case that is to be completed before the training, and a Test Case that will be distributed at the end of the training. If the Discussion Case is not submitted by the deadline, the attendee will no longer be eligible to attend the training. 

Regarding CE's please note that there will be specific instructions provided at the end of 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-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training - In-Person

Date: May 9-10, 2024

Time: 

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, May 10, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn - Sacramento Airport Natomas

                 20 Advantage Court

                Sacramento, CA 95834

Fee: $150.00, an optional charge applies for CEU’s ($25.00)

CEU's: 14 Hours  

Instructor: Heather Slocum

Registration: Register for Stable-2007/Acute-2007 Basic Training

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at Sophia.Vasti@cdcr.ca.gov. Regarding CEU’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 (January 2023 - June 2023)

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

LS/CMI certified trainer on the list (PDF)

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 Training - via Zoom

Date: April 2, 2024

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Zoom

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

CEU's: 3 Hours  

Instructor: Michelle Wysopal

Registration: Register for LS/CMI Recertification Training

Additional Info: Regarding CEU’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. 

The course will include a Discussion Case that is to be completed before the training, and a Test Case that will be distributed at the end of the training. If the Discussion Case is not submitted by the deadline, the attendee will no longer be eligible to attend the training.

Attendance does not guarantee trainer recertification. If you have any questions, please contact SARATSO staff at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov.

LS/CMI Basic Training - In-Person

Date: May 8, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn - Sacramento Airport Natomas

                 20 Advantage Court

                 Sacramento, CA 95834

Fee: $80.00, an optional charge applies for CEU's ($25.00)

CEU's: 8 Hours  

Instructor: Thurma Stewart

Registration: Register for LS/CMI Basic Training

Additional Info: Regarding CEU’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. 

Prior to the training, participants are required to order the:

  • LS/CMI User Manual (LSCM04) or LS/CMI Scoring Guide (LSCM05) from Multi-Health Systems (www.MHS.com).

The Manual is mandatory for the class and for scoring the tool after you are certified. If licensed, you may order by calling Multi-Health Systems at 1 (800) 456-3003, or go to www.MHS.com and request the Manual (LSCM04 or LSCM05).

If unlicensed, please note that you will need to borrow a copy of the manual from your agency. It is important that participants have access to pages 9-22 of the user manual for this training.

Attendance does not guarantee trainer certification. If you have any questions, please contact SARATSO staff at SARATSO@cdcr.ca.gov.

Containment Model 

Containment Model Training

Date: April 18-19, 2024

Time: 

Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, April 19, 2024 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Fees: No Charge

STCs: 16 hours #05248158

Location: San Diego Marriott Mission Valley

                 8757 Rio San Diego Drive

                 San Diego, CA 92108

Instructor: Various

Registration: Register for Containment Model Training. (DOCX)