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Sex Offenders: What Every MDT Team Member should Know

This is a FREE training event. 

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Where: Napa Valley College

Presented by the Greater Bay Area Child Abuse Prevention Council Coalition and the Center For Innovation and Resources, Inc.


Training Overview:

Through Cory Jewell Jensen's 35+ years of providing treatment services to adult sexual offenders, she has acquired "creepy but crucial" information straight from the offenders' mouths. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch archived video interviews, listen to "advice" from offenders, including information on grooming techniques, and learn best practices for protecting our children. This is a free, all-day training at Napa Valley College and will fill up soon. Register with the link below.

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Please contact Tony Alioto at or at (707) 512-0957 for any questions or concerns or if you require any accommodations to participate in this training. Requests must be received by 8/11/22.

This training is specifically for law enforcement, prosecutors, and multi-disciplinary team members who investigate child exploitation and sexual assault cases only. 

Please note: Once you have applied to attend this training, you must then be approved to attend before being accepted into the training.

Meet Our Presenter!

Cory Jewell Jensen, M.S., spent the last 35 years providing evaluation and treatment services to adult sex offenders and their families in Portland, Oregon. In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Jensen has provided training and consultation services to The National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse, The Office of Special Investigations-Diplomatic Security Services Agency, The U.S. Marshall’s Office, and more.  Ms. Jensen has served on a number of state and national boards and provided training for countless Multi-disciplinary Teams throughout the United States and Europe. Jensen has been the recipient of Oregon’s "Commercial Crime Prevention Award," the "Champions for Children Award," the OATSA "Significant Achievement Award," the Nunnenkamp "Award of Excellence," and the Jan Hindman Memorial Award.


Learning Objectives:

By the end of this training, participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the process involved developing a sexual interest/preference for children and the pro-offending attitudes that support and allow for child sex abuse and other criminal sexual behavior.
  • Be able to list at least three issues related to the low rates of reporting and detection of sexual crimes.
  • Be able to identify the strategies and goals of “grooming behavior” used by sex offenders.
  • Be able to describe the benefits and problems derived from adult focused child abuse prevention education.
  • Be able to summarize the research related to overall confession rates with sex offenders and the factors that inhibit and increase confession rates.



  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Sex Offenders: What Professionals Should Know
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Sex Offenders: Continued
  • 2:15 - 3:30 PM: Creepy But Crucial Information: Advanced Grooming as Described by Sex Offenders
  • 3:45 - 4:00 PM: Protecting Our Children: "Advice From Child Molesters" A Child Safety and Crime Prevention Program
  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM: If They Knew What I Was Thinking: What Sex Offenders Can Teach Us About Interviewing


Continuing Education Units: All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Participants may apply for continuing education credits (CEUs) when they fill out the follow-up survey. Certificates for CEUs will be mailed to participants within two weeks following the event. Course meets qualifications for 7 hours of Continuing Education Units (Provider #128510) as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences). The Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs. CIR maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. CEUs will be available at the event for a fee of $45.

Please contact Tony Alioto at or at (707) 512-0957 for any questions or concerns or if you require any accommodations to participate in this training. Requests must be received by 8/11/22.

This training is presented by the Greater Bay Area Child Abuse Prevention Council Coalition, with support from CATTA. CATTA is a project of the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. with funding awarded by Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program (Formula Grant Program) and Child Sexual Abuse Prevention state funds (Grant Subaward numbers NC21 15 8567) through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (CalOES)