The Minnesota Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MnATSA) is the state chapter of The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). ATSA is a non-profit interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment. An international organization, ATSA holds a membership of more than 2,100 professionals committed to the prevention of sexual assault through effective management of sex offenders.
The state chapter is organized to acknowledge and promote the national and international programs of ATSA and advance education, research, and professional intervention regarding sexual abuse issues in the state of Minnesota.
2017 MnATSA conference
The 21st annual MnATSA conference was held April 19-21, 2017 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. As always our keynotes were outstanding. Many thanks to Robin Wilson, Antonia Lassar and David Hingsburger for their meaningful presentations. Thank you to all who presented at the conference and to all of our attendees. We look forward to our 22nd annual conference, April 11-13, 2018.
Jacob Wetterling Scholarship
At the 2017 conference the MnATSA Education and Public Policy Committee announced the creation of the Jacob Wetterling Scholarship. This scholarship will provide 2 full MnATSA conference registrations to individuals who work in the victim advocate and/or sexual abuse prevention fields. Patty Wetterling graciously spoke to conference attendees to express her appreciation for the creation of these scholarships and to provide her thanks to MnATSA attendees for their efforts in the prevention of child sexual abuse.
News & Reminders
May 3, 2017
Residency Restrictions for Sexual Offenders in Minnesota: False Perceptions for Community Safety.
March 10, 2016
See photos from the 2015 Conference