The Governor’s Cabinet and Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities, The Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Bryn Mawr Rehab-Art Ability, Stairways Behavioral Health Center for Arts and Humanities and Moss Rehab have collaborated on this initiative.
The Child Sexual Abuse Conference: Traumatic Impact, Prevention, and Intervention brings together an impressive lineup of nationally recognized experts who are gifted in translating the results of research into the language of the layperson. Featured speakers include Elizabeth Smart and Sugar Ray Leonard, whose testimonies will address abuse, recovery, and resiliency.The goals of the conference are to raise awareness, educate, energize, and empower all of us to move forward to better protect children.
If you can't answer these questions, how can a victim?*What do victims gain through civil actions?*What civil options are available?*Where can victims find a lawyer?*What is the appropriate role of a victim service provider?Who should attend?*Victim Advocates working in government agencies and community-based organizations*Mental Health Service Providers*Law Enforecment officers*Social Workers*Sexual Assault and forensic Nurse Examiners*Presecutors, and Probation and Parole OfficersThe training is free, but space is limited. Register no later than June 4th, 2012. Register on-line! Go to www.ncvc.org and click on "Conferences and Trainings". For more information call 202-467-8753.
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