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MaleSurvivor 2010 International Conference
March 18-21, 2010 at
John Jay College / NYC

REGISTER NOW for the only conference dedicated to the needs and interests of both clinicians and survivors.

You will hear first-hand input from male survivors as well as discussions with psychotherapists, social service professionals, lawyers, law enforcement personnel, legal advocates, researchers, and educators.

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Pre-Conference Schedule

These special all-day Institutes are offered for an additional fee of $195 ($100 for individuals who register for "survivors only" institutes) The Regular Conference Schedule begins on Friday the 19th.

THURSDAY MARCH 18

ALL DAY PRE-CONFERENCE INSTITUTES (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Registration for the entire Conference opens at 7:30 am

8:30 AM - WELCOME
Jorge Ramirez
President, Male Survivor Board of Directors

INSTITUTE 1 FOR SURVIVORS ONLY
Victims No Longer: A Recovery Workshop for Non-offending Male Survivors (fee: $100)
Led by Mike Lew, MEd of The Next Step Counseling in Brookline, MA.
Mike is the author of Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse and Leaping Upon the Mountains: Men Proclaiming Victory Over Sexual Child Abuse. For more information about Mike Lew, please visit The Next Step web site at http://www.nextstepcounseling.org

INSTITUTE 2 FOR SURVIVORS ONLY
Creativity & Empowerment: Healing through Art, Writing and Self Advocacy (fee: $100)
Led by Daniel Blausey MA, LCAT, ATR-BC and Ken Followell, Treasurer and Past-President of MaleSurvivor
This institute is designed for survivors to integrate creative arts therapy techniques and self advocacy solutions to further enhance the healing process. An emphasis will be placed on educating participants on the necessary steps to create a community support group and to gain practical art based practices for self discovery. The day will include art experientials, discussions, and presentation outlining the successful implementation of a community support group. This workshop is open to all survivors regardless of artistic talent or community organizing skills.

INSTITUTE 3 FOR SURVIVORS & PARTNERS
Sexual Addictions: Eroticized Shame and Anger (fee: $100)
Led by Anthony Rodriguez, MSW,LISW,LCSW,BCSQ,CAST,Clinical Director of The Men's Center, Davenort, IA and Mari Lee, MA, MFT, CSAT, CDVT, Pasadena, CA
This institute will focus on the relationship between sexual trauma and sexual addiction. The first half will focus on sexual trauma as it relates to sexual compulsivity. Education on the mechanics of trauma and sexual development and the formation of and the different types of sexual addictions. The second half will focus on how the spouse/ significant other is impacted by the male survivor's sexual addiction. Steps will be identified to support the spouse's own process of healing and recovery.

INSTITUTE 4 FOR SURVIVORS AND CLINICIANS
Building Places of Healing: Organizing Community-Based Survivor Services (fee: $195)
Led by Steve LePore, Founder, Executive Director, 1in6 Inc. and Rick Goodwin, MSW, RSW, Co-Founder, Executive Director, The Men's Project
This Institute will focus on the needs of health care professionals, community activists and program managers alike in their need to establish and maintain thriving male survivor services. Guidance will be provided by various theoretical frameworks to support the twin learning goals related to organizational and programming development.

INSTITUTE 5 FOR SURVIVORS AND CLINICIANS
Effective Approaches for Treating Traumatic Stress and Addiction (fee: $195)
Led by Denise Hien, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Program CUNY at City College and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,
Lisa Litt, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Women's Health Project Treatment and Research Center, St. Luke's Roosevelt\Hospital Center, and
Andrew Tatarsky, Ph.D. , Private Practice in New York City specializing in integrative harm reduction psychotherapy with substance users and their families
Mike Singer, Ph.D , Clinical Psychologist - Private Practice in New York City
This institute will present effective treatments developed over the past decade to address the complex overlap between trauma and addiction. Our review of empirical findings on successful treatments for this overlap will also explore necessary dimensions in the treatment of male sexual trauma among those with addictions including substance use as well as other forms of self-destructive and addictive behaviors such as eating disorders, gambling and sexual compulsions. We will include clinical case presentations and consultation from our diverse team of experts.

INSTITUTE 6 FOR CLINICIANS ONLY
Working with Survivors of Religious Abuse: Therapeutic Challenges and Spiritual Issues (fee: $195)
Led by Mikele Rauch, MA, LMFT of Brookline Psychological Services in Brookline, MA.
This workshop offers a therapeutic model that addresses the harm of abuse by leaders of a faith community reaches to the core of the spirit where often there is no longer a place for a god of love or a love of what was once sacred. Participants will utilize treatment models of body and authentic movement, and group process. They will identify counter-transference in both its negative and positive aspects as well as how to utilize mindfulness, language, laughter, and musical as well as movement frameworks to address the inner life.

INSTITUTE 7 FOR CLINICIANS ONLY
Sharing Our Clinical Work (fee: $195)
Led by Richard Gartner, PhD, Training and Supervising Analyst and Faculty at the William Alanson White Institute of New York and
Ernesto Mujica,PhD, Supervisor of Psycho therapy at the William Alanson White Institute of New York and at the Clinical Psychology Program of Teachers College, Columbia University

Participants, whether new to work with male survivors or very experienced, will be encouraged to bring in case material for discussion and consultation in a supportive, collegial environment. Each institute instructor will present a case highlighting clinical themes in working with male survivors with the main focus on participants' case material. Key topics:working through symbolic reenactments of trauma history and aspects of transference and countertransference themes frequently encountered in work with male survivors.

5:30 pm - Survivors' Debriefing
Hosted by Jorge Ramirez

Conference Schedule:

Pick one workshop and two alternates for each workshop period, one in the morning and one in the afternoon for each day. Then check these off on the registration site.

FRIDAY MARCH 19

Registration Opens at 7:30 am

WELCOME ADDRESS 9:00 AM
Jorge Ramirez
President, MaleSurvivor Board of Directors
Jeremy Travis, JD
President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Theoren Fleury
Retired NHL Hockey Player

FRIDAY MORNING

KEYNOTE SPEAKER PRESENTATION (9:30am - 10:30am):

DARE TO DREAM: Building a Healthy Male Survivor Community One Weekend at a Time
Howard Fradkin, PhD Chairperson of the MaleSurvivor Weekends of Recovery Facilitator Team

FRIDAY MORNING

SESSION A WORKSHOPS (11:00am - 12:30pm)

A1 The Role of Sexual Abuse in Sexual Addicts and in Spouses of Addicts
Richard Blankenship, M.Ed., M.A., LPC, NCC, CCSAS

A2 The Story of Male Survivors and the Secret Crisis Response Teams of the Roman Catholic Hierarchy: 309 AD to the present.
Patrick Wall, M. Div, LLM

A3 The Franklin Scandal: A Story of Powerbrokers, Child Abuse & Betrayal
Nick Bryant, journalist

A4 Advocating and Working with Sexually Abused Men of Color: Cultural Fit, Outreach and Retention
Rommel Washington, LCSW and Dennis Tyson, B.A., MPA

A5 Using Contemporary Psychodynamic Theories to Work with Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Ramona Alaggia, M.S.W., Ph.D and Faye Mishna M.S.W., Ph.D.

A6 Mental Health and Coping Strategies of Men Sexually Abused in Childhood
Patrick O'leary, Ph.D. and Nick Gould, PhD

A7 Instinctive Writing: Opening the Doors to Healing
David Stewart, author, and IT service manager; Sally W. Clayton,complementary therapist, and Louise Kindley, LCSW

A8 Sexual Offending Facts and Myth: Understanding adult sexual offending
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSA

A9 FILM: "Boys and Men Healing"
First public screening
Q & A to follow showing of film with Kathy Barbini, Simon Weinberg of Big Voice Pictures, and Mark Crawford, NJ SNAP and Founder FIXTHELAW.org

FRIDAY MaleSurvivor MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND LUNCHEON (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

FEATURE SPEAKER PRESENTATION (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mother-Son Enmeshment: When Closeness Overwhelms
Kenneth M Adams, PHD

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

SESSION B WORKSHOPS (3:30pm - 5:00pm)

B1 Sexual Assault Behind Bars: Dynamics, Impact, and Paths to Recovery
Shannon May, MTS

B2 Advocacy in Action: Advocacy in Action: Educating, Assisting, Healing
Mark Crawford, NJ SNAP and Founder FIXTHELAW.org Matt Conaty and Vicki Pollin, MA, NCC, LCPC

B3 Providing Online Support to Male Survivors
Steve LePore. and Jennifer Wilson

B4 Women Who Molest Children: A Study of 18 Convicted Offenders
William Carson, MA

B5 Living Out Loud (for Survivors Only)
Shawn Westfall, Andrea Howe and Kellie Greene of SOAR

B6 Eliminating the Masochistic Double Bind of "Survivor Therapists" (for "Survivor Therapists" Only)
Dale English, MS, CAS

B7 Hidden Secrets: Moving Beyond the Shame, Anger and Betrayal Men Feel
Felix Amato, PHD, MSW and John MacDonald, Administrator for the Pine Street Inn in Boston Massachusetts

B8 Introducing the Lion King to explore men's experiences of childhood sexual abuse
Gary Foster, Soc. Wk (Hons 1) PhD (Uni Qld)

B9 A Collaborative Approach Combining Trauma-Focused Psychotherapy and Alternative Healing Modalities
Louise Kindley, LCSW and Sally W. Clayton, Complementary Therapist

B10 Using Countertransference in Working with Male Sex Abuse Survivors
Eli Zal, LCSW

B11 Somatic Empowerment as Antidote to Dissociation
Paul Linden, PhD

B12 An Open Letter to the Bishop: A queer reading of sexual abuse and Southern Christianity
Brian Ammons, Mdiv, M Ed

FRIDAY EVENING EVENTS

5:15pm - 6:00pm: Authors Reception and Book-Signing

5:15 pm - 6: 00 pm Survivors' Debriefing
Hosted by Jorge Ramirez

6:15pm - 7:45 pm: International Panel
Hosted by Mike Lew

7:45 - 9:00pm : Weekends of Recovery Alumni Reunion
(additional fee of $15)

SATURDAY MARCH 20

REGISTRATION OPENS AT 7:30 am
FEATURE SPEAKER PRESENTATION (9:00 am - 10am)

Cohesive Multiplicity: Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Robert Oxnam, PhD

SATURDAY MORNING

SESSION C WORKSHOPS (10:30am - 12:00pm)

C1 Breaking the Dr William Ayres Case of Child Sexual Abuse
Victoria Balfour, Investigative journalist and reporter

C2 Men, Trauma and Substance Use: Understanding the Connections
Joe Ruggiero, PhD

C3 Male Sexual Assault : An Investigators Perspective
Mike Belliveau, Detective, Calgary Police Service

C4 Pennsylvania's Survivors Speakers Bureau
Mary Walsh, Executive Director of the Coalition of Pennsylvania Crime Victim Organizations

C5 Using Somatic Experiences as Therapy
Ed Ehrgott, Advanced Massage Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Sexological Bodyworker

C6 Boy Into Man: The Collateral Wound of Male Sexual Abuse
Tom Rini, MA

C7 The Value of Schema Therapy for Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Jeff Conway, LCSW-R

C8 Writing Your Story
Jennifer Storm, Executive Director. Dauphin County Victim/ Witness Assistance Program

C9 Melbourne's Ground-Breaking Couples Workshop for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Their Partners
Maxwell Clarke, BSW, South East Centre Against Sexual Assault, Melbourne, Australia and ADen N Courage, survivor and his partner, Julie

C10 Lifting the Lid; Challenging the Silence in New Zealand
Ken Clearwater,CSW, Survivor, Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust (MSSAT), Christchurch New Zealand

C11 FILM: "Favorite Son"
First public screening
Q & A to follow showing of film with Director Howard Libov, Film Director & Associate Professor, College at Florham (FDU)

SATURDAY AWARDS LUNCHEON (12:15 - 1:45pm)

Honoring Outstanding Contributors to Male Survivors and Survivorship

Honoring Outstanding Contributors to Male Survivors and Survivorship:
Fay Honey Knopp Memorial Award - Website team {Currently comprised of Jim Austin (moderator), Michael Banks (moderator), John Carson (Site Administrator), Peter Daniel (Moderator), Allen Davis (Moderator), Nathan LaChine (webmaster), Michael Milroy (Moderator), Andy Schmoldt (Moderator), Ron Schulz (Moderator), Ken Singer (Moderator), Jeff Tubbs (Moderator)}
Mark Crawford Award - John Hardwicke
Richard Gartner Award - Jim Struve
Howard Fradkin Award - Paul Linden
Mic Hunter Award - Mikele Rauch
Ken Singer Award - Alastair Hilton
MaleSurvivor Partnership Award - St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Crime Victim Treatment Center

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

FEATURE SPEAKER PRESENTATION (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Identifying the Enemy: Where is Responsibility for the Harm that Continues
Larry Lessig, JD, Harvard Professor of Law

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

SESSION D WORKSHOPS (3:30pm - 5:00pm)

D1 Walking Wounded: Sexual Assault in America's Military
Mic Hunter, PsyD

D2 Survival of the Fittest: Addictions and Detatchment as Emotional Survival
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT

D3 Male Peer-to-Peer Support Groups: A Model for Healing
Paul Perret and Ken Followell

D4 Mommy Nearest: Mother-Son Incest and Its Impact on Adult Males
Joe Kort, MA, MSW, LMSW

D5 Recovering for Male Survivors: Exploring New Directions
Mike Lew, MEd

D6 Understanding African American Men / Boys and the Difficulty They Face Accepting & Seeking Help for Their Life of Sexual Abuse
Robert Jones

D7 Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: Advances in Conceptualization and Evidence-Based Treatments
Christine Courtois, PhD

D8 Breaking the Cycle of Self-Defeating Behaviors
Ken Singer, LCSW

D9 It Doesn't Have to Hurt Forever: Using Somatic Experiencing to Heal Trauma
Scott Whipple, LCSW, ACSW

D10 Trauma Releasing Exercises: Release of Deep muscular Tension for Male Survivors
David Berceli, PhD

SATURDAY EVENING EVENTS

5:30 - 7:00 pm "Profiler Profiled" - an FBI Profiler is forced to reveal his darkest secret... Video and Live Presentation by
Jim Clemente, Supervisory Special Agent, JD, FBI Profiler (Ret.)

5:30 pm - 7: 00 pm Survivors' Debriefing
Hosted by Jorge Ramirez

7:15 - 8:15 pm Drumming Circle - The drumming circle will use the power of rhythm-based music to enhance the therapeutic effects of group prcess. Ricardo Torres, LCSW

8:15 - 10 pm Social mixer with DJ Michael Jung
(additional fee of $20)

SUNDAY MARCH 21 - MORNING 1

SESSION E WORKSHOPS (9:00am - 10:30am)

E1 Lost In The Shuffle - Jewish Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Vicki Polin, MA, NCC, LCPC, Michael Salamon, PhD, Joel DiAngelo, and Asher Lipner, PhD

E2 Untangling the Web: Understanding and Healing from Sex and Porn Addiction
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT

E3 The Nuts and Bolts of Restitution from Clergy Abuse: Legal Limits, Liability and Damages
Hartley Hampton, JD and Cindy Hide, JD

E4 PRISM: Creating a Collaborative Community Service Response for Male Survivors
David Delay, MSW, RSW, Julie Pehar, DRT, BA, MEd, and Tom Triantafillou

E5 Healing the Incest Wound: An Information Update
Christine Courtois, PhD s

E6 From "i" to "I": Survivor Identity Development Using a Group Model
John Field, BA, MSc

E7 Straight Guise: Treating Sexually Abused Heterosexual Men Who Have Sex With Men
Joe Kort, MA, MSW, LMSW

E8 Ascending to the Realm of Belief and Hope
Steve Gold, PhD

E9 Group Glue: The Generative Power of Thrive-focused Support Groups
Bob Faw, and Eric Lautzenheizer, Co-founder of Vital Cycles

E10 Helping Sexual Abuse Survivors Get on the Road to Recovery
Rev. Robert M. Hoatson, Ph.D., and Rev. Kenneth E. Lasch, J.C.D.

E11 FILM: "Boyhood Shadows"
First public screening
Q&A to follow with Dr. Jorge Ramirez, Terri DeBono, Producer/ Co-Director and Steve Rosen, Director/Cinematographer

SUNDAY MARCH 21 - MORNING 2

SESSION F WORKSHOPS (11:00am - 12:30pm)

F1 Connecting the Dots: Pathways for Male Sexual Abuse Survivors with Addictions
Rommel Washington, LCSW and Kay Johnson, LCSW

F2 Sexual Violence in U.S. Male Prisons: Dynamics, Policy, and Practice
Jessica Mattingly, MS/EdS, NCC, & PsyD (candidate)

F3 Guilt: How to Reduce and Remove Guilty Feelings
Steven Bevan, Founder of Survivors Swindon

F4 Eye Movement Integration: A Sensational Brief Therapy Technique for Reducing the Effects of Trauma
Mike Deninger, PhD, LPC, NBCCH, CT-NLP & EMItm

F5 Easy Sex: Good Things to Know about Male Sexual Functioning, Aging, and Erectile Dysfunction Medications
Bruce Frieden, PhD and Alexander Frieden, PsyD

F6 Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Men who have Sex with Men, with a History of Sexual Abuse
Philip McCabe, CSW, CAS

F7 Countering the Misuse of Anthropological Data
David C. Ryniker, Ph.D.

F8 Disclosure and Confrontation: Getting Unstuck
Ken Singer, LCSW

F9 Having Fun: a Forgotten Aspect of Recovery (for Survivors Only)
Caroline Benamza, Drama and Movement Therapist

F10 Partners of Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Marcie Mitler, M.Ed.

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN 12:30 - 2:00 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON

FEATURE SPEAKER PRESENTATION (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Identifying the Enemy: Where is responsibility for the harm that continues? - Unto the Third Generation
Victor Vieth, JC, Executive Director of the National Child Protection Training Center

SUNDAY CLOSING CEREMONY 3:00pm

Hosted by Jorge Ramirez

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This conference is co-sponsored by The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) at Alliant International University.
IVAT maintains responsibility for this continuing education program and its content.
IVAT is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
IVAT is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors (Provider #5659).
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IVAT is approved by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) to offer continuing education for certified alcohol and drug counselors (Provider# 1S-03-499-0109).