Current News and Events

 

Publications:

In Press: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby and Dr. David Kolton. Community Treatment Reports: Considering Best Practice. In D. Prescott and S. Brown (Eds.) The forensic psychologists’ report writing guide. UK: Taylor & Francis.

In Press: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby. Ellerby, L., Gress, C. & Yates, P. The Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offending Behavior in Adult Males. Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

In Press: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby. Mamowichihitowin Program: Observations through a Clinical-Cultural Lens. Ottawa: Public Safety Canada. Aboriginal Corrections Policy Unit, Aboriginal Peoples Collection.

In Press: Dr. Daniel Rothman, & MacKenzie, H. K. Interventions for youth with autism spectrum disorders who have engaged in abusive sexual behaviors. In B. K. Schwartz (Ed.), Sexually Abusive Behavior in Youth: A Handbook of Theory, Assessment, and Treatment. New York: Civic Research Institute.

Published 2017: As a member of the Adolescent Guidelines Committee of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), Dr. Daniel Rothman co-authored the forthcoming ATSA Adolescent Practice Guidelines, an international set of evidence-based, ethical practice guidelines for professionals working with youth who have engaged in abusive sexual behavior.

Published 2017: Dr. Daniel Rothman co-authored a book chapter with Mr. Todd Smith entitled Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities Who Have Engaged in Abusive Sexual Behavior, in S. Righthand & W. Murphy (Eds.), The Safer Society handbook of assessment and treatment of adolescents who sexually abuse.

Published 2016: Dr. Daniel Rothman has co-authored an article entitled Evidence-Based Treatments for Youths Who Engage in Illegal Sexual Behaviors, in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Published 2016: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby contributed a chapter entitled Taming the Lion: A True Story of Community Risk Management, in the book Shrunk: Crime and Disorders of the Mind, Edited by Lorene Shyba, J. Thomas Dalby. Calgary: Durvile Publications Ltd.

Published 2016: Dr. Daniel Rothman authored a chapter. Early detection and intervention for adolescents at risk for engaging in abusive sexual behaviour: A case for prevention. In R. D. Laws & W. T. O’Donohue (Eds.) book entitled Treatment of Sex Offenders: Strengths and Weaknesses in Assessment and Intervention. New York: Springer.

 

Invited Addresses, Conference Presentations and Training Workshops:

October 2017: Drs Rothman and Ellerby. Persistent, sexually violent youth and young adults: Targeted assessment and intervention strategies. Invited presentation at the Safer Communities, Safer Relationships Conference: Generating Solutions for Reducing Persistent Violence and Other Serious Offending. Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Monash University, Prato Centre, Prato, Italy.

November 2016: Drs Bobbi Walling and Laura Jakul presented a workshop entitled Females working with male sex offenders: Navigating professional challenges at the 35th Annual Research & Treatment Conference, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Orlando, FL.

November 2016: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby presented a workshop entitled Different Paths: Unique interventions for Canadian 1st Nation and American Indian Clients at the 35th Annual Research & Treatment Conference, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Orlando, FL.

November 2016: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby co-presented a workshop with Stephens, S., Brankley, A. and Olver, M., entitled Students Under Pressure: Improving Mental Health and Self Care at the 35th Annual Research & Treatment Conference, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Orlando, FL.

November 2016: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby chaired the Sex Offender Management sub group of INTERPOL’s Specialist Group on Crimes Against Children in Lyon, France, at which time he was requested to Co-Chair the Clinical and Research Advisory Group with Dr. Ethel Quayle for the Specialists Group.

September 2016: Dr. Daniel Rothman conducted a training for the CALICO child advocacy centre and its partner organizations. Adolescents who have engaged in abusive sexual behaviors: What we know, what works, and what’s the right thing to do. CALICO 19th Annual Alameda County Collaborative Training. San Leandro, CA.

June 2016: Drs Lawrence Ellerby, Daniel Rothman & David Kolton attended a specialized training for psychologists providing consultation to law enforcement crisis negotiation teams in Vancouver, BC

May 2016: Dr. Daniel Rothman conducted a two-day training for Creighton Youth Services regarding evidence-based and ethically supportable assessment and intervention practices for youth who have engaged in abusive sexual behavior. Kenora, Ontario, May 26 -27, 2016.

March 2015 to present: Dr. Daniel Rothman conducted a curriculum promoting positive mental and behavioral health for students at Jobworks Alternative High School.

 

FPS WORKSHOP SERIES:

Working With & Managing Trauma, A Practical Skill-Based Guide For Clinicians & Case Managers. Thursday, September 21, 2017. Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba. For a presentation copy please click hereAvailable to workshop attendees only.

 

Other FPS News:

June 2016: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby was interviewed on Richard Cloutier Reports, AM680 CJOB Radio, to promote his chapter in the book release Shrunk: Crime and Disorders of the Mind. Click here to listen to Inside the World of Forensic Psychology. Dr. Lawrence Ellerby and Dr. Jeffrey Waldman also did a book launch for Shrunk at Chapters Festival Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB, June 2016.

2016 update to 2014 news: In October 2014 Dr. Bobbi Walling, Dr. Laura Jakul and Ms. Brenda Ellerby were invited to present a workshop entitled Female therapists working with male sex offenders: Effectively Managing clinical challenges to optimize the therapeutic alliance, which was presented at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in San Diego, California, USA. As part of The Safer Society Press and The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers presentation of The ATSA Conference Workshop Video Series you can now order a copy of this video at www.safersociety.org.