Washington Association for 
the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Welcome to the WATSA website! 



COMING SOON- REGISTRATION FOR SOTIPS/ ROSAC/ VASOR-2 TRAINING!



NEWS FROM WATSA

 

Big congratulations to Maureen Saylor, the 2019 recipient of the Irwin S. Dreiblatt award for career excellence. Maureen has been working in the field of sex offender treatment since 1971. She has given numerous presentations and lectures and is widely recognized as an expert in the field. Thank you Maureen!


New Study: Attitudes and Experiences of Registered Sex and Kidnapping Offenders in Washington State


Useful FACTS SHEETS  from the Washington State Sex Offender Policy Board:   Fact Sheets


Delmonico and Griffin page of links


Dr. Dreiblatt's Obituary

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM • Olympia, WA
Fri, March 20, 2020 11:00 AM • Suncadia Resort

Who We Are:

The Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (WATSA) is a state chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). Incorporated in 1984, ATSA is a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization. ATSA was founded to foster research, facilitate information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offense management.

 

Our Goals

ATSA is an international organization focused specifically on the prevention of sexual abuse through effective management of persons who commit sex offenses. As a state chapter of ATSA, we similarly strive to:

  • Elimination of sexual victimization;
  • The protection of our communities through responsible and ethical treatment commit persons who who commit sexual offenses;
  • The prevention of sexual assault through commit management of persons who commit sexual offenses;
  • The maintenance of high standards of professionalism and integrity within its membership.




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