Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

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The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) is a non-profit organization for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment. The association was incorporated in 1984 and has its headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, United States.[1]

Description[edit]

ATSA is an international organization focused specifically on the prevention of sexual abuse through effective management of sex offenders.[2]

ATSA holds annual conferences, and research findings have been presented at ATSA conferences prior to their appearance in peer-reviews journals.[citation needed]

Publications[edit]

The official journal of ATSA is Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment (SAJRT).[3]

According to the Institute for Scientific Information, the journal's 2007 impact factor was 1.64, and it ranked 4th out of the 29 journals tracked in criminology and penology. The journal was first published under the title Annals of Sex Research.

ATSA also publishes a newsletter called The Forum.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Prescott, David. "An Overview of ATSA's History". ASTA. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers". ATSA. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Sage Publications - Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment Retrieved 12 March 2013

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