Speaking Engagements/Trainings

Katherine and Marie have provided a number of trainings/workshops for agencies throughout the State of Minnesota. We are available to come do a training for your team, at your agency, or at a conference you are organizing. Topics we have presented on include child sexual behavior problems, sensuality, sex-offense specific treatment, and working with adolescents who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviors.

Over the years, our presentations have included:

July 9, 2015 -Minnesota Department of Corrections Release Planner’s Meeting

July 13, 2015 - State of Minnesota Dispositional Advisor’s Meeting

February 24, 2016 - Planned Parenthood Teen Council – Rochester, MN

March 16, 2016 - Adult Probation in Olmsted, Filmore, and Dodge Counties

April 14, 2016 - Workshop at MnATSA Conference:

Community Based Therapy for Juveniles Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses

April 24, 2016 - Juvenile Probation in Olmsted, Filmore, and Dodge Counties

May 4, 2016 - Adult Intensive Supervised Release (ISR) in Steele County

June 3, 2016 - Olmsted County Victim Services

July 17, 2016 - Ramsey County Juvenile Probation

April 21, 2017 - Workshop at MnATSA Conference:

Working with Juveniles in the Community and Connecting Them to Community Resources

June 19, 2017 - Ramsey County Adult Probation

August 7, 2017 - Dakota County Juvenile Probation

November 27, 2017 - Staff Training for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) on working with people with FAS who engage in problematic sexual behaviors

January 21, 2018 - Healthy Sexuality Presentation (for parents and caregivers) for MOFAS

April 11, 2018 - Preconference workshop at the MnATSA Conference:

Sensuality and Masturbation: Are we being too uptight about pleasure?

May 24, 2018 - OJP Conference on Crime and Victimization:

Community Based Services for Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended

April 10, 2019 - Preconference workshop at the MnATSA Conference:

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Offender Treatment but Were Afraid to Ask

May 15, 2019 - Presentation about Sex Offender Treatment at Department of Corrections new agent training

August 13, 2019 - Presentation about Psychosexual Evaluations to Dispositional Advisors (hosted at Hennepin County)

October 24, 2019 - Presentation at the Minnesota Corrections Association (MCA) fall conference

February 2020 - Presentation at Catholic Charities about Child Sexual Behavior

November 13, 2020 - Virtual Presentation at the Minnesota Public Defender's Conference about community-based treatment for juveniles

November 25, 2020 - Virtual Presentation at the Minnesota Department of Corrections about sex offense specific treatment for their New Agent Training

March 19, 2021 - Virtual Presentation at the National Association for Public Defense (NAPD) conference: Best Practices Assessment and Intervention for Adolescents

Presentations for Public Defender's Professional Development Weekend