Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective Symposium 2019
Our 2019 symposium will highlight current policy and prevention strategies to shift the national landscape toward the prevention of child sexual abuse.
Joshua Sharfstein, Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement and Professor of the Practice, JHSPH
Kenneth Feder, Doctoral Student, Department of Mental Health, JHSPH
Reshmi Nair, Assistant Scientist, Moore Center, JHSPH
Detective Sergeant John Linton, Assistant Commander, MD State Police, Criminal Enforcement Division, Technical Investigation Section
Detective Robert Shilling, Retired, Head of Crimes Against Children, INTERPOL
Stuart Allardyce, Director, StopItNow! Scotland
Melissa Stroebel, Senior Program Manager, Thorn
Ryan Shields, Assistant Professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies, UMASS-Lowell
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
We are working on offering CEUs for Social Workers. We will update the site with more information when registration for CEUs is available. In the meantime, please contact Amanda Ruzicka at YXJ1emlja2EgfCBqaHUgISBlZHU= for more information.
LUNCH AND LEARN
Help Wanted: Adolescent Experiences in a Sample of Adolescents with an Attraction to Younger Children
This year's "lunch and learn" features a luncheon and talk by John Thorne, a graduate student in the Department of Mental Health. The lunch will be held in Feinstone Hall, E2030 (one floor up from the symposium). Lunch is $10, and space is limited so please register early. In the event you need to cancel, please note that refunds will only be issued until Thursday, April 4.
CHILD MALTREATMENT POSTER SESSION
Following Mr. Thorne's talk, please join us for our free student poster session, which will provide excellent networking opportunities. Posters will feature all aspects of child maltreatment, including child sexual abuse, child physical abuse and neglect, bullying, peer-on-peer harassment and prevention policy and practice by graduate and undergraduate students. The session will run from 12:30 to 1 pm in Feinstone Hall (E2030). Winners of the poster session competition will be announced during the session and receive cash prizes. If you are a student and would like to submit a poster abstract, please click here.
Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
Please bring your ID with you to receive your visitor's badge.
What are my parking options for the event?
See parking information here.
What are my lunch options for the event?
Our lunch and learn presentation is $10 and includes a catered lunch and in-depth discussion of our research. Other options on campus can be found here.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Amanda Ruzicka with questions.
What's the refund policy?
Refunds for the "lunch and learn" will be issued one week following the event. The deadline to request a refund is Thursday, April 4.