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 Basic Training

Date: August 3-5, 2021

Time:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Wednesday, August 4, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Thursday, August 5, 2021: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 12 Hours, #06425647

Location: Webinar

Instructor: David Haner

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 Training for Trainers via Zoom

Date: August 10-11, 2021

Time: 

Tuesday, August 10, 2021: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, August 11, 2021: 8:00am - 5:00pm

STC's: 16 Hours

Location: Webinar 

Instructor: Craig Teofilo

Registration: Registration closed. 

Additional Info: 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 July 16, 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.
Attendance does not guarantee trainer certification. If you have any questions please contact Sandra Diaz at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov.

Static-99R Training for Trainers  Recertification via Zoom

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

STC's: 8 Hours

Location: Webinar 

Instructor: Craig Teofilo & Lea Chankin

Registration: Registration form will be emailed to you if you have been identified as needing to recertify.

Additional Info: If you have any questions please contact Sandra Diaz at saratso@cdcr.ca.gov.

Static-99R Recertification Training

Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: No Charge

STC's: 8 Hours, #06000643

Location: Webinar

Instructor: Chauncey Robinson

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 Basic Training hosted by Sacramento County

Date: September 8-9, 2021

Time: 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021:  8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.  (6 hours with 1 hour lunch)

Thursday, September 9, 2021: 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: Pete Gonzalez and Natalie Handy

Registration: Please contact Natalie Handy @ HandyN@SacCounty.Net 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.


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 

Date: September 1-3, 2021

Time:

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Thursday, September 2, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Friday, September 3, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

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

CEU's: 12 Hours  

Instructor: Adam Yerke & Johnathan Watson

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: September 22, 2021

Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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

CEU's: 5 Hours

Instructor: Gerry Blasingame

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 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: 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 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: September 15, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

CEU's: 3 Hours

Instructor: Alexandra Schmidt

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.

LS/CMI Basic Training via Zoom

Date: October 26-27, 2021

Time:

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

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

CEU's: 8 Hours  

Instructor: Adam Yerke

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 homepage of the registration website for purchasing details. 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: TBD

Instructor: Various 

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.