Workshops, sessions, institutes

(See the agenda page» for an at-a-glance look at all 3 days)

Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday

Monday, Oct 27

7:30am

Registration opens

8:30-10am

Welcome and Plenary session
The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children
Ross Cheit, PhD, JD, professor, Brown University, Providence, RI

10-10:30am Break

10:30am-12n Workshops 1-7 (choose 1)

Workshop 1
Break the Chain: Empowering Through Movement and Song
Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL and Dianne Brakarsh, MS

Workshop 2
Impact of Pornography on Children, Youth, and Culture
Cordelia Anderson, MA, founder, Sensibilities Prevention Services, Minneapolis, MN

Workshop 3
Child Torture as a Form of Child Abuse
Barbara Knox, MD, medical director, UW Child Protection Program, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Workshop 4
Stop Bullying Now
Rena Kornblum, MCAT, BC-DMT, DTRL, executive director, Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, senior lecturer, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Jeanine Kiss, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, Madison, WI

Workshop 5
“There’s more to me than what you see”: Providing Effective Social Services to Sexually Exploited Children and Youth
Jan Miyasaki, JD, director, Project Respect, Madison, WI

Workshop 6
Social Action Art Therapy: Working With Survivors of Childhood Sexual Violence
Owen Karcher, MA, Oasis therapist, Canopy Center, Madison, WI



Workshop 7
Healing With Animals
Sharyl J. Kato, MS, executive director, The Rainbow Project, Madison, WI
Toni Shriver, CVT, founder, Pawws to Heal, Madison, WI

Noon-1:15pm

30th Anniversary Lunch featuring Mare Chapman
Bringing Mindfulness to Psychotherapy
Additional fee. Registrants receive 0.1 CEUs

Noon-4:30pm

Healing Connections—Drop in to spend some soothing time with animals.
Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Dana Barre, MS, founder and executive director, Heartland Farm Sanctuary, Madison, WI

1:15-2:45pm Workshops 8-15 (choose 1)

Workshop 8
Mobilizing HOPE (Honoring Our Personal Experiences)
Cordelia Anderson, MA, founder, Sensibilities Prevention Services, Minneapolis, MN

Workshop 9
The Tsunami of Teen Sexually Compulsive Behaviors: Principles for Recovery—Part 1
James B. Lewis, LCSW, CSAT-S, CLC, president, Guiding Path, Sandy, UT, editor of The Teen Guide to Recovery From Sex and Pornography Addiction (due out Spring 2015)

Workshop 10
Medical Evaluation of Suspected Child Sexual Abuse: Differentiating between Sexual Abuse and Other Medical Conditions or Injuries—Part 1
Barbara Knox, MD, medical director, UW Child Protection Program, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
C. Jill Poarch, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Wisconsin Department of Justice, medical-forensic training advisory consultant, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Middleton, WI

Workshop 11
Minimizing Miscommunication in Child Forensic Interviews—Part 1
Julie Kenniston, LSW, director of training and education, Butler County Children Services Board, Mason, OH

Workshop 12
Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families—Part 1
Steven Marans, PhD is the Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry, at the Child Study Center and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and is a child and adult psychoanalyst. He is also the director of the Childhood Violent Trauma Center

Workshop 13
Developmentally Sensitive Trauma Treatment with Sexually Abused Children—Part 1
Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S, private practice and adjunct faculty member, graduate programs at University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, and Trevecca Nazarene University

Workshop 14
Supporting Families in Incest Cases—Part 1
Anna Salter, PhD, psychologist, Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

Workshop 15
Sexual Development—Birth Through Puberty: What is Normative? —Part 1
Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Geraldine Crisci and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2:45-3pm Break

3-4:30pm Workshops 16-23 (choose 1)

Workshop 16
Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Using Your Stories for Change
Cordelia Anderson, MA, founder, Sensibilities Prevention Services, Minneapolis, MN

Workshop 17
The Tsunami of Teen Sexually Compulsive Behaviors: Principles for Recovery—Part 2
James B. Lewis, LCSW, CSAT-S, CLC, president, Guiding Path, Sandy, UT, editor of The Teen Guide to Recovery From Sex and Pornography Addiction (due out Spring 2015)

Workshop 18
Medical Evaluation of Suspected Child Sexual Abuse: Differentiating between Sexual Abuse and Other Medical Conditions or Injuries—Part 2
Barbara Knox, MD, medical director, UW Child Protection Program, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
C. Jill Poarch, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Wisconsin Department of Justice, medical-forensic training advisory consultant, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Middleton, WI

Workshop 19
Minimizing Miscommunication in Child Forensic Interviews—Part 2
Julie Kenniston, LSW, director of training and education, Butler County Children Services Board, Mason, OH

Workshop 20

Responding to Trauma: Intervening Early with Children and Families—Part 2
Steven Marans, PhD,  is the Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry, at the Child Study Center and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and is a child and adult psychoanalyst.  He is also the director of the Childhood Violent Trauma Center


Workshop 21
Developmentally Sensitive Trauma Treatment with Sexually Abused Children—Part 2
Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S, private practice and adjunct faculty member, graduate programs at University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, and Trevecca Nazarene University

Workshop 22
Supporting Families in Incest Cases—Part 2
Anna Salter, PhD, psychologist, Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

Workshop 23
Sexual Development Birth Through Puberty: What is Normative?—Part 2
Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Geraldine Crisci and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

4:30pm Close

5-6pm Yoga

Sponsored by Dragonfly Hot Yoga
Please join us for a complimentary hour of yoga, instructed by Dragonfly Hot Yoga (voted Madison Magazine’s 2014 best yoga studio). Bring comfortable clothes and your yoga mat (a limited number of mats will be available).


Tuesday, Oct 28

7:30am

Registration opens

8:30-10am

Plenary session
When Bambi Meets Godzilla: Resurrecting Innocence, Empowerment, and the Capacity to Connect in the Aftermath of Sexual Violence
Diane Poole Heller, PhD, Founder of Dare (Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning experience) and SATe (Somatic Attachment Training education), Louisville, CO

10-10:30am Break

10:30am-noon Workshops 24-30 (choose 1)

Workshop 24
Break the Chain: Empowering Through Movement and Song (Repeat)
Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, Madison, WI
Dianne Brakarsh, MS, creator/founder, Moving from Within, Madison, WI

Workshop 25
Addictive Arousal, Neuroplasticity, and the Dark Side of Social Media
James B. Lewis, LCSW, CSAT-S, CLC, president, Guiding Path, Sandy, UT, editor of The Teen Guide to Recovery From Sex and Pornography Addiction (due out Spring 2015)

Workshop 26
Learning to Ride the Roller Coaster of Grief
Molly Tomony, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, child and family therapist, The Rainbow Project, Madison, WI

Workshop 27
Protective Parent Panic
Anna Salter, PhD, psychologist, Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

Workshop 28
Sexually Transmitted Infection (as Evidence of Child Sexual Abuse)
C. Jill Poarch, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Wisconsin Department of Justice, medical-forensic training advisory consultant, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Middleton, WI

Workshop 29
Active Compassion: Meditations to Empower People Who Empower Others
Cathy Cornell, MSW, LCSW, clinical director, Oasis Program, Canopy Center Inc., Healing and Family Support Services, Madison, WI

Workshop 30
Fostering Inclusive Practice: Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Violence
Owen Karcher, MA, Oasis therapist, Canopy Center, Madison, WI

Noon-1:15pm

Lunch (on your own)

Noon-4:30pm

Healing Connections—Drop in to spend some soothing time with animals.
Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Dana Barre, MS, founder and executive director, Heartland Farm Sanctuary, Madison, WI

1:15-2:45pm Workshops 31-38 (choose 1)

Workshop 31
Presenting and Challenging Expert Witness Testimony—Part 1
Thomas J. Fallon, DDA, Dane County District Attorney’s Office, Madison, WI

Workshop 32
Creating Calm in the Chaos: Self-Regulation in Traumatized Children and Adults—Part 1
Robyn Lending Halsten, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, DTRL, therapist, Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, Madison, WI
Mariah Meyer LeFeber, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, DTRL, dance/movement therapist, Hancock Center for Dance /Movement Therapy, Madison, WI

Workshop 33
Critical Issues in Sibling Sexual Abuse—Part 1
Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Geraldine Crisci and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Workshop 34
Understanding Latino Families—Part 1
Fabiola Hamdan, MSSW, senior community social worker, Dane County Department of Human Services, Madison, WI
Celia Huerta, MS, LPC, bilingual adult, child and family psychotherapist, The Rainbow Project, Madison, WI

Workshop 35
Cultural and Historical Traumas: The Invisible and Silent Barriers to Healing and Change—Part 1
Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, director , Adult Services and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, The Center for Contextual Change, Skokie, IL


Workshop 36
Treatment with Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems: Helping Families Heal—Part 1
Michelle Progar, PsyD, licensed psychologist, One Hope United, Gurnee, IL
Noell Juola, MEd, LPC, child and family therapist, One Hope United, Gurnee, IL

Workshop 37
Give Sorrow Words: Applications of Drama Therapy to Tell Stories of Abuse—Part 1
Lucy McLellan, RDT-BCT, LCAT, director of training, Creative Alternatives of New York, faculty: NYU Drama Therapy program and the International Trauma Studies Program at Columbia University

Workshop 38
Group Therapy for Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Abuse—Part 1
Sarah S. Briggs, LPC, RPT-S, Creative Therapy Associates, LLC, Fairfax, VA

2:45-3pm Break

3-4:30pm Workshops 39-46 (choose 1)

Workshop 39
Presenting and Challenging Expert Witness Testimony—Part 2
Thomas J. Fallon, DDA, Dane County District Attorney’s Office, Madison, WI

Workshop 40
Creating Calm in the Chaos: Self-Regulation in Traumatized Children and Adults—Part 2
Robyn Lending Halsten, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, DTRL, therapist, Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, Madison, WI
Mariah Meyer LeFeber, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, DTRL, dance/movement therapist, Hancock Center for Dance /Movement Therapy, Madison, WI

Workshop 41
Critical Issues in Sibling Sexual Abuse—Part 2
Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Geraldine Crisci and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Workshop 42
Understanding Latino Families—Part 2
Fabiola Hamdan, MSSW, senior community social worker, Dane County Department of Human Services, Madison, WI
Celia Huerta, MS, LPC, bilingual adult, child and family psychotherapist, The Rainbow Project, Madison, WI

Workshop 43
Cultural and Historical Traumas: The Invisible and Silent Barriers to Healing and Change—Part 2
Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, director, Adult Services and Dialectical Behavior Therapy,
The Center for Contextual Change, Skokie, IL

Workshop 44
Treatment with Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems: Helping Families Heal—Part 2
Michelle Progar, PsyD, licensed psychologist, One Hope United, Gurnee, IL
Noell Juola, MEd, LPC, child and family therapist, One Hope United, Gurnee, IL

Workshop 45
Give Sorrow Words: Applications of Drama Therapy to Tell Stories of Abuse—Part 2
Lucy McLellan, RDT-BCT, LCAT, director of training, Creative Alternatives of New York, faculty: NYU Drama Therapy program and the International Trauma Studies Program at Columbia University

Workshop 46
Group Therapy for Adolescent Sexual Abuse Survivors—Part 2
Sarah S. Briggs, LPC, RPT-S, Creative Therapy Associates, LLC, Fairfax, VA

4:30pm Close


Wednesday, Oct 29

Post-Conference Advance Training Institutes

8:30am

Registration opens

9-10:15am Institutes 47-52 (choose 1)

Institute 47
Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents
John Briere, PhD, associate professor, psychiatry and psychology, and director of the Psychological Trauma Program at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He is also center director of the USC Adolescent Trauma.
Cheryl Lanktree, PhD, project director and research assistant professor at the University of Southern California-Adolescent Trauma Training Center (USC-ATTC), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Institute 48
“Life After CBT”: Is there a missing piece to the treatment puzzle for limbically reactive individuals?
Geraldine Crisci, MSW, Geraldine Crisci and Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Institute 49
Evaluating Sex Offenders
Anna Salter, PhD, psychologist, Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

Institute 50
An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, director, Adult Services and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, The Center for Contextual Change, Skokie, IL

Institute 51

Using Structured Therapeutic Games and Techniques to Deliver Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse: Enhancing Engagement, Motivation, and Enjoyment
Justin R. Misurell, PhD, RDTC, clinician, Metro Regional Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center, Newark, NJ
Craig Springer, PhD, senior psychologist, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ


Institute 52
Two Tools for Effective Brief Trauma Therapy Using Whole Brain Technologies
Carolyn M. Ball, MA, LPC, author, national trainer, and counselor in private practice, Myrtle Beach, SC

10:15-10:30am Break

10:30-11:45am

Institutes continue

11:45-1pm

Lunch (on your own)

1-2:30pm

Institutes continue

2:30-2:45pm Break

2:45-4pm

Institutes continue

4pm Close

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