Washington Association for 
the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Welcome to the WATSA website! 


.ATTENTION!!  Effective, 1/6/19

Registration is open.

Please click on the conference notice to the right in "Upcoming Events" and follow directions.

If you have any difficulty registering please contact:

Maureen Saylor RNMA

Conference Chairperson

(253) 312-3961

Email: msaylor@msn.com

To reserve a room at Suncadia:

call: 1-(866) 904-6300


Click here to reserve online

It's best to reserve a room during business hours:

M - F: 8 AM - 6 PM 

Sat. & Sun: 9 AM - 5 PM.

It is my understanding that after those times the calls go to an overflow company that does not have access to the special room blocks.

ATSA Researcher talks about sexual interest in someone of a different age as a possible sexual orientation:  Michael Seto's article about the topic

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, January 18, 2019 12:00 PM • Bellevue, WA
Fri, March 01, 2019 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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