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January Monthly Meeting

  • Fri, January 19, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom


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WATSA is excited to offer a special monthly meeting in January.    Dr. Richard Packard Ph.D. will be discussing "psychopathy".   

Topics include:

      1.  What is psychopathy?  The biological, interpersonal, and (anti)social characteristics.  Is it a continuous set of features or a discrete condition?  
2. How is psychopathy measured? This will include a discussion of the PCL-R as well as the youth version, and other measures, too. Additionally, the advantages and disadvantages of each. What is meant by PCL Factors and Facets?
3. Implications of the measures.
4. Can it be mitigated/treated? What does the treatment literature tell us?
      Dr. Richard Packard is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider.  He has over 30 years of experience in the field.  He is a past-president of WATSA.           
    *Please Note:  This presentation is not an official training on the use and scoring of the PCL-R.                          
      WATSA is a Washington State DOH approved CE provider.  CE Hours earned at this training count towards hours needed to renew your SOTP credential and/or your underlying health care license.  We are not an approved provider for organizations such as the APA, NASW, AAFT or NBCC.   
This training is worth: 2 CE hours.
Cost: WATSA members - FREE Non-WATSA Members: $40*
*Please note that a WATSA membership is $50 for the year and will allow discounted or free access to trainings. You must be a member of ATSA to join WATSA.
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