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Sexually Violent Predators Seminar

Sexually Violent Predators Seminar
This 2 ½ day seminar is designed for all levels of prosecutors handling SVP civil commitment cases and will cover practical approaches as well as technical topics to assist in analyzing these specialized cases.

This seminar is funded by a grant from the Governor's Office of Emergency Services.

Date & Location

October 22-24, 2019
Island Palms Hotel & Marina
San Diego

Technical Advisors

Bradley McCartt, Deputy In Charge, E-SCARS Unit, Family Violence Division, Los Angeles County
Maureen O'Connell, Deputy District Attorney, San Bernardino County

Topics & Agenda

Nuts and Bolts of SVP Law • Risk Assessment and Static 99-R • DSH Update • Current Diagnosable Mental Disorders • Hearsay & SVP Post Sanchez • Petitioner's Experts: Direct Examination of DSH Evaluators • Cross-Examination of Defense Experts • Conditional Release and 6608 • Vasquez and Curlee Litigation • Calling Past Victims in SVP Cases

Click HERE for agenda.

MCLE Credit

This seminar is certified for 14 hours of general MCLE credit. (Actual credit will depend upon the final agenda.)


The Island Palms Hotel & Marina is located at 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego. 

For the special CDAA rate of $125/night (+ taxes), call the hotel directly at (800) 922-2336 or (619) 222-0561 and mention CDAA's Sexually Violent Predator Seminar. The room block cut-off date is Monday, October 7, 2019.

Parking and Shuttle

Overnight self-parking at the Island Palms is discounted to $12/night.


Registrations received by October 8, 2019, will qualify for the early registration rate of $225.
Registrations received after October 8, 2019, will be at the regular registration rate of $265.

All registrants should note that cancellations must be received in writing by October 8, 2019, to avoid the $50 cancellation fee.

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information by clicking HERE


A limited number of travel scholarships are available. Please click HERE for a Scholarship Request Form. All requests must be submitted by Friday, September 20th.

CDAA Contact

Regan Steele, Training Consultant, rsteele@cdaa.org
10/22/2019 8:00 AM - 10/24/2019 1:00 PM
Island Palms Hotel & Marina 2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego

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