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SAAM Lunch and Learn - Abuse in Plain Sight

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Location
City
Hollidaysburg
Postal Code
16648
Country
USA
Sponsoring Agency
Family Services Incorporated - Victim Services Program
Event Contact
Contact Name
Jessi Harris
Contact Phone
814-944-3583
Contact Email
jharris@familyservicesinc.net
Description
In observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Victim Services Program of Family Services Incorporated is hosting our annual Lunch and Learn training opportunity. Titled Abuse in Plain Sight, the Lunch and Learn will feature national consultant, researcher, trainer and author, Jimmy Hinton along with clergy abuse survivor and advocate, Shaun Dougherty.   The son of a pastor and now a pastor himself, Jimmy Hinton began his work in uncovering the deception of abuse when his sister disclosed her own abuse at the hands of their father. Jimmy reported his father to authorities, which led to his confession of 23 more victims and a conviction of 30-60 years. Since then, Jimmy has collaborated and researched with neuroscientists Dr. Stephen Macknik and Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde, focusing his research on deception techniques of skilled abusers who molest children in plain sight. Jimmy has also worked with acclaimed magicians in understanding and recognizing sleight of hand and focus of attention psychology.   Shaun Dougherty is a survivor of child clergy abuse and since disclosing as an adult, has advocated for other survivors and continues to fight to end statute of limitation laws in Pa and in other states. Shaun is nationally and internationally recognized for his work in advocating for survivors’ voices to be heard and justice to be found. In his spare time, he also owns Crescent Grill in Long Island, NY, a Farm-to-Table restaurant and art gallery. Register for this free training event at https://www.familyservicesinc.net/events-2-2/.
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Street Address
104 Dell Delight Legion Park
State
PA