A mental health practitioner of 37 years, David Prescott is the Director of Acquisitions and Training for the Safer Society Press. He is the author and editor of 20 books in the areas of understanding and improving services to at-risk clients. He is best known for his work in the areas of understanding, assessing, and treating sexual violence and trauma. Mr. Prescott is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Contribution award from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and the 2018 recipient of the National Adolescent Perpetration Network’s C. Henry Kempe Lifetime Achievement award. Mr. Prescott currently trains and lectures around the world. David is not new to Connecticut as he has worked with both the state mandated sex offense treatment provider, The Connection Inc. (TCI), and the Connecticut Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (CATSO) in consulting and training roles respectively. He has vast experience working with adolescents in residential and non-residential settings.