Washington Association for 
the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Welcome to the WATSA website! 

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.



Upcoming Events

Fri, January 20, 2017 12:00 PM • Seattle, WA
Fri, February 24, 2017 • Resort Semiahmoo, Blaine, WA


Spring Conference 2017 

Info about the Spring Conference at Resort  Semiahmoo is now available HERE   All conference presentations will relate to the internet.


Useful FACTS SHEETS  from the Washington State Sex Offender Policy Board:   SOPB LINK


Would you like to share your knowledge at a WATSA general meeting? Or do you have an idea for a presentation topic?  Let us know!

 

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