Sibling Sexual Abuse
Open to all social workers and students
Presenter: Brad Watts, LPC, CSOTP
3 CEUs - may be counted as clinical CEUs
This webinar is based on the presenter’s Amazon best-selling book, “Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Guide to Confronting America’s Silent Epidemic”. In this training, the presenter will discuss the reasons why sibling sexual abuse is a silent epidemic, highlight relevant research concerning its prevalence and how sibling sexual abuse can devastate families and communities. The presenter will outline ways to confront and work towards stemming the tide in battling this epidemic. Attendees will be able to understand relevant research regarding sibling sexual abuse and understand why it’s not only a global problem, but a problem in Minnesota; identify and respond to incidents of sibling sexual abuse; and understand effective therapy approaches and why it’s so important to get all family members in therapy.
About the Presenter
Brad Watts is the Clinical Program Manager for Childhelp, Inc. in Knoxville, TN, specializing in treatment of survivors of complex trauma, as well as individuals and families where sibling sexual abuse has occurred. He is the author of the Amazon best-selling book, “Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Guide to Confronting America’s Silent Epidemic”. In Knoxville, Brad consults agencies on the development of adolescent sex offender programs and curriculum. Brad conducts trainings and workshops across the United States on how to identify and respond to sibling sexual abuse. He works as an advocate for families where sibling sexual abuse has occurred, making many media appearances on podcasts, radio and television interviews in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.
NASW Student/Reitred Member $30
NASW Member $45