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Sexual deviancy has proliferated every segment of our society. In many states, sexual offenders account for nearly 30% of the total prison population. Moreover, there are over 140,000 reported cases of sexual abuse in the United States every year.

This training will be conducted over the Internet, through email attachments, access to audio/video feeds, a special webpage with all the material and a discussion forum. Each registrant will interact and correspond with Mr. Rosenberg directly, and on the start date, you will be sent links to the web pages, email attachments, access to the message board, and Mr. Rosenberg will contact you to establish times and days to discuss the material (you will be able to email Mr. Rosenberg anytime with any questions).

Conducting trainings over the Internet provides the registrants with ample flexibility and convenience. Even if the registrant will be out of town on the start date, he or she will still be able to receive the emails, email attachments, and will have the opportunity to dialog with the instructor at a time that is convenient. For those who can open "wav" audio files, parts of the lectures may be sent to you also in that format. Each registrant will receive, via email, writings and the lecture on the different treatment options and modalities for sexual offenders. This will include basic and advanced treatment techniques and modalities, relapse prevetion, specialized group therapy, assessment of progress, and behavioral modification. After reviewing the lecture and documents, we will offer a chatroom discussion for each registrant. Also, each registrant will be able to dialog via email with Mr. Rosenberg, and, if desired, each registrant can dialog with Mr. Rosenberg via Instant Messaging on the lecture topic. Finally, each registrant will receive a PDF downloadable copy of Mr. Rosenberg's workbook, Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Sexual Offenders: Tools for the Therapist.


Each registrant receives via email:

This training series will provide each registrant with an extensive amount of information, printouts, and resources.

Mental health professionals, law enforcement professionals, and legal professionals who work in some capacity with victims will find this seminar insight and beneficial for their work. For victims therapists, having a sound foundation of knowledge with regard to the sexual offender will assist in understanding the effects of the abuse; the type and strength of the denial produced; and provide insight into treatment methods.

About the presenter

Matthew Rosenberg was the senior clinician at the Children's Centers Adolescent Sexual Abuser Program, and is currently the Clinical Director of Rosenberg & Associates, Specialized Mental Health. He is the founder of the Michigan Coalition on Sexual Abuse & Deviancy, and has various projects that he is currently working on with the coalition. He has completed numerous essays on the dynamics of sexual offending and treatment, and also conducts ongoing research on denial, sex offender group therapy, victimology, recidivism, and other dynamics. He is the founder and editor in chief of The Horizon, a quarterly newsletter on sexual abuse and deviancy, and published his first book, "Understanding, Assessing, & Treating Sexual Offenders: Tools for the Therapist" in 1999. His articles have been published in the Detroit Free Press, the National Association of Social Workers and the California Coalition on Sexual Offending Newsletters, and other periodicals, and more recently, he, along with Michigan Attorney General Granholm and Wayne County Sheriff Ficano, took part in an panel discussion on WWJ (760 AM) focusing on the Internet.

You will receive attached files, through email, in PDF format, that will include your training outline, terminology/glossary, assessment tools, and other handouts. You can read PDF files with Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, you can download the software for free by visiting Each registrant will then have the opportunity to be involved in a discussion on victimology in a chatroom at the Sexual Abuse Treatment, Research, Resource, and Referral Website.

SPECIAL RATE: $50.00 Click on the secure order form link below.

Online Training: The Treatment for Sexual Offenders=$50.00

Three Online Trainings: The Treatment of Sexual Offenders, Interviewing and Assessing Sexual Offenders, and Victimology=$100.00

All Four online trainings: Treatment, Victimology, Interviewing/Assessing, and Paraphilias and Sex Offender Typologies=$130.00

PURCHASE ALL FOUR TRAININGS, AND THE 188 PDF VERSION WORKBOOK, ON CD-ROM, FOR $85.00 (VALID THROUGH APRIL 2013). NOTE: the CD-ROM package does not include ongoing interaction with Mr. Rosenberg (chats, emails, IM, phone). To purchase the CD-ROM using our online secure credit card server, please click below).

You can also pay by check or money order. Please make all checks payable to Rosenberg & Associates, and send to Rosenberg & Associates, 31201 Chicago Road, Suite A102, Warren Michigan 48093, or call us anytime at 586-275-0657

If you are paying by credit card, please make sure you input your email address in the space provided. If you are sending a check or money order, please make sure you print your email address.

Training includes: training outline, resources, email or instant message dialog with Mr. Rosenberg, chatroom discussion, and PDF downloadable copy of Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Sexual Offenders: Tools for the Therapist.

You will need the following things in order to take part in the online seminar: computer, internet access, speakers for the computer, Microsoft Word, and Acrobat Reader

If you would be interested in registering for this training, please email Mr. Rosenberg. He will give you detailed information, or click on the link below.


"Matthew's passion and commitment to helping victims and offenders is insipirational. Technically difficult information delivered with compassion and sensitivity! Matthew is wonderful. Thanks!"-Sharon Mahar Potter, Deputer Director, PA Protection & Advocacy, Inc.

"The wealth of knowledge of the speaker and of the material. {Also} connecting life experience with material. This information is very helpful. I would like to return for your next seminar"-Demetrious Monroe

"The assessment tools and the insight provided through Matt's experience {were the most beneficial part of the seminar}. I hope to be informed about the treatment training."-Donelle Nuesen

"I thought the personal stories and examples best illustrated the material. I would be interested in hearing when your follow-up training will occur here in New York."-Michele Hayes

"Excellent training-so much material-it would be great to have a 2 day training."-Michele Bartkovich, Ocean County Department of Corrections

"I have worked with survivors as a therapist for a while and now I am beginning to work with offenders (adolescent). All of what was presented was useful. Please notify me of your advanced training." Ed Crowley, CSW

"The statistics and audio/visual tapes were extremely helpful in understanding the information presented. I learned and enjoyed this workshop thoroughly. It was evident that the instructor knew the subject area. I would be interested in the part two training!"-Nellie Liciaga, Project Greenhope

"It structured my thinking about the field and clarified some differential issues for me. The presentation helped me to identify and address more efectively some issues for particular clients in my practice."-Ryna C. Lubow, LCSW, Bergen Behavioral Group, P.C.

Every single person who attended Mr. Rosenberg's workshops in the past two years (over 500) stated that they would recommend his training to others. Moreover, on the seminar evaluation sheet Mr. Rosenberg receives at each seminar, nearly every participant rated the following areas as "Excellent" or "Good": Overall quality of the presentation; Overall content of the presentation; How well was the material presented by the instructor; How well did the instructor appear informed about the subject matter; How well did the instructor answer questions posed by the audience; and How well did the material pertain to the topic of the training.