HCSATS provides professional and community training on a variety of topics. We work closely with programs to develop highly relevant and evidence based training. Contact the HCSATS training department for more information or arrange for training at 206 744-1600. Download the Training and Community Development Program brochure.

Medical Professionals

We provide the following educational programs for medical professionals:

  •       Core Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training: This 5-day training provides didactic and practicum experience for nurses to become sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs). The training meets the requirements of the International Association of Forensic Nurses.
  •       Regional CORE Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training: This 2 or 3 day Core SANE training can be brought to your community to train nurses who will perform sexual assault exams.
  •       Advanced SANE training: 1 day training for new and experienced SANE examiners.
  •       Northwest Child Maltreatment Peer Review: Advanced training for medical professionals who provide consultation on child physical and sexual abuse.
  •       Clinical mentorship and case review
  •       Individualized training for programs with specific training requests.

For more information on rates and available trainings please contact Terri Stewart, Medical Training Coordinator at 206-744-1626 or email her at irret@uw.edu.   Online registration for Medical Trainings is available.

Mental Health Professionals

Evidence Based Training: Therapeutic interventions for sexual assault and trauma; psychosocial evaluation of suspected sexual assault and trauma; evaluation and treatment of young children with sexual behavior problems;  investigation and forensic interviewing of suspected sexual assault; dynamics and impact of sexual assault; Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT); mandated reporting: Identifying concerns and handling reports of child maltreatment; health and permanency needs of children in foster care; and technical assistance, case review and consultation.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Plus (CBT Plus) Therapeutic notebook to help children/families manage post traumatic stress; anxiety; depression; and acting out behaviors. Click here for more information.

February 2014 CBT Plus Learning Collaborative Power Point: PDF Version.

HCSATS Education Forum: 2017 Calendar. These FREE monthly 90-minute trainings are designed for social service & mental health providers, and those interested in the topic. Topics are related to abuse, violence, trauma, treatment, recovery, cultural competency and prevention. For OCVA-funded programs, these trainings satisfy the requirements for sexual assault and/or crime victims training.

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  CPS / Law Enforcement

Professional training to CPS workers, child interviewers, law enforcement professionals:

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