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 (January 2022 - June 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 Recertification Training hosted by Sacramento County

Date: December 15, 2021

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours

Location: In Person - Sacramento

Instructor: Pete Gonzalez, Natalie Handy & Aimee Les Callett

Registration: Please contact DPO Natalie Handy at Handyn@saccounty.net 

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: January 11, 2022

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours

Location: In-person, Sacramento, CA - TBD

Instructor: Mike L'Ecuyer

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.

  • Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score.

Please note SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person trainings. Guidelines will be provided in advance of the training.  

Static-99R Basic Training

Date: February 15-16, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Wednesday, February 16, 2022: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, #06425647

Location: In-person, Southern California - TBD

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Will be posted in December 2021

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

  • Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score.

Please note SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person trainings. Guidelines will be provided in advance of the training.  

Static-99R Recertification Training

Date: April 06, 2022

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours

Location: Zoom

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Will be posted February 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: May 24-25, 2022

Time: 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 25, 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: Will be posted March 2022

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

  • Registration is limited to individuals with a mandate to score.

Please note SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person trainings. Guidelines will be provided in advance of the training.  

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

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, #02680241

Location: Webinar

Instructor: 

Registration: 

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 (June 2021 - December 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: November 15-17, 2021

Time:

Monday, November 15, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

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

CEU's: 12 Hours  

Instructor: Deirdre D'Orazio

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: January 26, 2022

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

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

CEU's: 8 Hours  

Instructor: Robert Cureton

Registration: Registration Coming Soon!

Additional Info: A new feature of this training is a recorded interview that will be presented during 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: March 24 - 25, 2022

Time:

Thursday, March 24, 2022 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, March 25, 2022 – 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Northern California (TBD)

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

CEU's: 14 Hours  

Instructor: Cristina Loree

Registration: Registration coming soon!

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sophia Vasti at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov. Please note SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person trainings. Guidelines will be provided in advance of the training. 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 Trainings (June 2021 - December 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 Recertification Training via Zoom

Date: January 19, 2022

Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am 

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

CEU's: 3 Hours  

Instructor: Drew Kingston

Registration: 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 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: February 16, 2022

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Location: Southern California (TBD)

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

CEU's: 8 Hours  

Instructor: TBD

Registration: Registration Coming Soon!

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 home page of the regsitration website for purchasing details.
  • Please note SARATSO will be implementing Covid-19 prevention procedures during in-person trainings. Guidelines will be provided in advance of the training.  
  • 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 (January 2022 - June 2022)

Containment Model Training

Date: April 19-20, 2022

Instructor: 

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fees: No Charge

STCs: 16 hours #02811169

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

Instructor: Various

Registration: Will be posted February 2022

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.