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Registration will begin on December 27, 2017

The 22nd Annual Minnesota Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MnATSA) conference will be held April 11-13, 2018 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. 

Presenters include James Cantor, S. Bear Bergman, Sharon Cooper, Paul Rodriguez, Ian McPhail, Elizabeth Griffin, Sharon Pollreis-Gottschalk, Melissa Schoeberl, Marie Clark, Robyn Wheeler, Mike Schommer and many more in 42 workshops.

Read the attached brochure and decide which workshops you will attend.  Registration will begin on December 27, 2017.  The pre-conference workshops include options of either one 6-hour workshop OR two 3-hour workshops.

When registering, make sure you first select the days you will attend and then the workshops.  If you have trouble registering, please contact us at

Please forward this to others who may be interested.  The registration brochure is also available at

We hope to see you at the conference.


A TEDMED talk by Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau

Understanding and Preventing Adolescent Pedophilia –

When Junk Science about Sex Offenders Infects the Supreme Court –

RESEARCH SURVEY Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – This anonymous and brief survey will take approximately 4-5 minutes to complete. It asks about your knowledge of FASD and experiences with sex offenders suspected or diagnosed with FASD.  The survey has received ethical approval from the University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board (1703E11283). There are no foreseeable risks or benefits to participation, and you may stop at any time.

   — Take the Survey –


U.S. House Bill HR 1761-Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 –

   — ATSA Response –


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Sexual Inappropriate Behaviors –