Faith and Flourishing: Strategies for Preventing and Healing Child Sexual Abuse
About the Symposium
This landmark symposium is a marquee event for the April 8 World Day for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, Healing and Justice. This event provides participants with a unique opportunity to engage with scholars, public health and mental health care professionals, child abuse prevention experts, and religious leaders of diverse faith traditions to share experiences, discover new resources and identify strategies they can implement to prevent child sexual abuse and foster healing for survivors of abuse in their communities.
Who Should Attend
- Religious Leaders
- Pastors, Clergy, Persons Religious
- Lay Leaders in the Faith Community
- Care Providers (Pediatricians & Pediatric Nurses)
- Mental Health Providers
- Public Health Professionals
- Policy Makers
- Child Welfare Advocates
- Criminal Justice Professionals
Participants who view the program, complete an evaluation and participate in one or more live discussion sessions will receive a certificate of attendance (16 hours of professional development) from the Human Flourishing Program, at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science.
Register by April 4th to join a one-hour Zoom session each day April 8, 9, & 10
Network, share, listen and learn about the barriers and issues impacting child sexual abuse prevention and healing, and work with other faith leaders, policy makers, health care professionals, mental health providers and child welfare professionals on the development of strategies to overcome these barriers.
Video Presentations by Global Experts and Faith Leaders
Global experts, faith leaders, and child welfare advocates share current statistics on the prevelance of child sexual abuse, the impact of abuse on survivors physical and mental health, spirituality and economic wellbeing, and evidence-informed strategies for child sexual abuse prevention, healing, and justice.
Access Publications, Reports, Resources and Featured Profiles and Perspectives
Visit our Virtual Exhibit Hall to access evidence informed tools, training materials and resources, videos, special reports, data on child sexual abuse and information on upcomming events, and more.
Opening April 8, 2021.
Registered participants receive access to all on-demand presentations, training resources, tools, and the interactive round table zoom discussion sessions.
Registration is free and open to the public. The registration process takes less than 5-minutes to complete.