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CATSO Trainings and Training Location

Trainings are held on a quarterly basis.  CATSO Members are required to attend two trainings per year through CATSO, ATSA or the MASCO/MATSA training to maintain good standing with CATSO.

Next training:
July 19, 2024
10 - 12:00 noon

Internet related sex offenses:

What you know and what you should know

Presenter:  George Geysen, PsyD

Transference and Countertransference:
the impact of working with people with
problem sexual behaviors 

Presenter:  Eileen Redden, MS

January 19, 2024

Annual Meeting and Luncheon

ur speaker was Tom Redden, PhD - Tom Daijo Redden, PhD, is a political science professor, ordained Zen Buddhist priest in the Zen Peacemaker Order, and an inter-faith chaplain. He has been studying and practicing consistently with a number of Roshis affiliated with the White Plum lineage and ZPO since 1980, including Bernie Glassman, John Daido Lori, Lou Mitsunen Nordstrom, Joan Halifax and Eve Marko, his present teacher. As a professor, he taught at Southern Vermont College, Marlboro College, where he was a Dean as well, and the University of Connecticut. He holds a doctorate in political science from UConn, a Masters in education from Central Connecticut State University, a Masters/diplome from the institute d’etudes de developpement, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and has recently completed the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy program. He has lived in Japan, Switzerland, Nicaragua and Mexico and travelled the world over. He is writing a book on this very topic of Buddhist politics.

Training with David Prescott, LCSW

Friday, October 20,  Join the Board to welcome David Prescott, LCSW for a discussion on the assessment and treatment of adolescents and young adults

Training:  Risk Assessments

July 21, 2023  10:00 a.m.

Stephanie Donovan, Director of The Center for the Treatment of Problem Sexual Behaviors and Dr. George Geysen will present

Annual Training
Training 10:00 - noon
Luncheon 12 - 1:00 - $50 fee

David Greenfield, PhD Dr. Greenfield is the founder and medical director of  The Center for Internet and
Technology Addiction  and former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine where he taught Addiction Medicine,
Sexual Medicine, and supervised residents in psychiatry will discuss the affects of the internet: gaming, pornography and addictive use on the adolescent and developing mind.

Location for trainings 

DeKoven House

27 Washington Street

Middletown, CT  06457



September 16, 2022

Presenter:  Eileen Redden, CATSO President

CATSO, CSSD and Parole met for discussions on treatment and supervision of mutual clients.  Ms. Redden discussed treatment approaches and best practices in working with our clients.

September 17, 2021 

Dr. David Greenfield

Treatment of Internet and pornograpy addiction. 

This was a follow up training to his presentation to Members and Professional Partners on Internet Addiction and implications in our work. 


March 19, 2021    

Dr. David Greenfield

The Internet is Made for Porn:

Implications of the Pornification of Human Sexuality


Founder and Medical Director, The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction

Consulting Medical Director, Greenfield Center @ LIfeskills 

Former, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine

Addiction and Behavioral Medicine

ABPP Board Certified

The Healing Center, LLC 

Founder and Clinical Director, The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction

Medical Director, Greenfield Recovery Center

Author of: "Virtual Addiction"


June 2020

Dr. Leslie Lothstein's, ABPP, CGP, Fellow APA - training September 18 is on Unsilencing the Forensic Patient:  Deceit in the Consultation Room Unsilenced.  Asking the question:  "So what don't you want to talk about or feel today?"  Using the Novel, The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides, as a way of understanding the multiple roles of silence in the forensic process.  

September 18 PP

February 21, 2020   


Dr. Michael Christie is a Chaplain in the Deprtment of Correction and graduated from New York Theoretical Seminatry with a Masters in Divinity.  He received his Doctorate of Ministry degree at Hartford Seminary.  He is a certified Mindfulesness Meditation teacher and a member of the International Teachers Association.  Dr. Christie is a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and trained in Nonviolent Communication, EFT, relationship counselng.  He teaches mindfulness for addiction, trauma, stress and community.

Dr. Christie discussed how to expand our self-care tools and resources and explore resources from the discipline of mindfulness and nonviolent communication.

December 6, 2019 -


Annual Meeting we welcome Dr. Joseph Plaud, Forensic Clinical Psychologist of Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC who will speak on The science of Sex Offender Risk Prediction:  Promises and Pitfalls.  


We want to thank Dr. Joseph Plaud's presentation on December 6, 2019 for our Annual Meeting.  Dr's Plaud's power point below:

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