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Advanced Sex Offender Specialist Interview Course

Presenter: Joe Sullivan, PhD of Mentor Forensic Services, Inc.

Presented By: The Center for Children, Inc.

This advanced comprehensive specialist interviewing course has been specifically designed examining the use of projected personality profiling in creating customized interviews. The course will explore the use of incremental questions in customized interview strategy, introduce the concept of incremental questions and provide opportunities to build upon the experience of using s-bat tools. This course has a prerequisite; you must have completed Basic Sex Offender Specialist Interview Course. This training is reserved for professionals who work in this arena (law enforcement, probation, social workers). We reserve the right to deny participation to any registrant who does not meet that criteria.

This training is supported with funds from the Maryland Governor’s Office for Crime Control and Prevention.

WHEN: April 30—May 2

Monday-Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm

WHERE: The Westin Annapolis 
100 Westgate Circle Annapolis, MD 21401— Class size limited to 40 registrants. Course open only to those who have completed the Basic Sex Offender Specialist Interview Course.

TUITION: In State $250 Out of State $300

For payment by credit card, please do so online here:

For payment by Check or PO, please mail to: Center for Children, Inc. ATTN: Sarah Ortiz PO Box 2924 La Plata, MD 20646

If registering for BOTH Advanced Sex Offender Specialist Interview Course 4/30-5/2 and Just Looking?: Evaluating Risk in Online Behavior Course 5/3-5/4 online, please use discount code TWOCOURSES to receive $25.00 off each registration.


The ​recommended ​hotel ​is ​Westin Annapolis at 100 Westgate Circle Annapolis, MD 21401. Please ​book ​online here: or book by calling 1-888-627-8994 and mentioning Advanced Interview Training group ​for ​a ​GSA room ​rate ​of ​$106 ​plus ​taxes April 28-30 and GSA room rate of $130 May 1-5. ​

Any questions regarding registration or the training session can be directed to Cathy Meyers at or 301-609-9887 ext. 126.

Dr. Sullivan is a Registered Forensic Psychologist (Health Professions Council) . He holds a PhD in Forensic Psychology, a Masters Degree in Criminology, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Social Sciences and a Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. Dr. Sullivan is an honorary lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Birmingham, UK. For the past 20 years, Dr. Sullivan has worked with police officers, social workers, probation officers, faith groups and educationalists to provide insights into the motivations, thoughts and behaviors of child sex offenders. Dr Sullivan has worked extensively in law enforcement since 1996, assisting UK and European police forces with investigations into the sexually motivated abduction, murder and assault of children.

Cancellations: If you register for the course and cannot attend, you must notify of your cancellation via email. The deadline to cancel is April 15, 2018. You can substitute another attendee in place of your registration, but there will be no refunds after that date. Prior to April 15, 2018, refunds minus a $25 fee will be provided.