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 Maltreatment Peer Review: Advanced training for medical professionals who provide consultation on 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 at www.wasafe.org.

Mental Health Professionals

Evidence Based Training: HCSATS provides professional training and consultation on Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); CBT for depression in children; CBT for anxiety in children and parent management training including PCIT and AF-CBT. HCSATS also provides training on treatment for adults who have symptoms related to their traumatic experiences: Cognitive Processing therapy (CPT) and Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA). Please contact the Training Coordinator,  Diane Klindt, by email or by calling 206-744-1679.

HCSATS Education Forum: 2019 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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