Washington Association for 
the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Welcome to the WATSA website! 



2020 WATSA Conference is CANCELLED

In the interest of public health the WATSA Board has cancelled the 2020 WATSA conference.  If you made a hotel reservation with Suncadia Lodge or other hotel we encourage you to cancel your reservation ASAP to avoid late fees.  Please know that the WATSA Board is negotiating the cancellation of the conference with the venue to ensure that the financial liability to the WATSA Organization and attendees is limited.  Information about registration refunds will be disseminated at a later date.  Thank you for your patience as we navigate this challenging situation.  We greatly appreciate your understanding.  

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

Fri, April 17, 2020 12:00 PM • Go To Meeting virtual platform
Fri, May 01, 2020 2:00 PM • Manson (Chelan), Washington

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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