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Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse


THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020 - Moore Center Annual Symposium


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD


Poster Details 


Poster submission guidelines, timeline, application and more.

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This year's symposium will cover lessons learned from the highly-profiled abuse case by former US Olympic physician Larry Nasser, and examine the importance of collaborations and funding to advance the prevention of child sexual abuse. 

We are currently inviting a diverse group of speakers including federal legislators, foundations, survivors, researchers, and communicators to share their unique perspectives and important considerations as we work to prevent child sexual abuse.

Confirmed Guests:

Marisa Kwiatkowski and Tim Evans, Indianapolis Star journalists that broke the story of Dr. Larry Nassar and the abuse he inflicted on gymnasts

Jessica O'Beirne, founder and host of GymCastic podcast, and featured expert in the HBO documentary, “At the Heart of Gold.” 

Keith L. Kaufman, PhD, Professor of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, Portland State University

Additional information Will Be Posted as it Becomes Available 

Continuing Education Units

Lunch and Learn

Student Poster Competition & Reception 

Please join us for the 2020 Moore Center’s Student Poster Session Competition focusing on Child Maltreatment from a Public Health Perspective. This poster competition will be taking place during the Moore Center Annual Symposium at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on April 30, 2020. Cash prizes will be given to the 1st ($150) and 2nd ($100) place winners.

All student submissions related to child maltreatment are welcome, including (but not limited to):

The 2020 student poster session will feature work from both undergraduate and graduate students (from Johns Hopkins University and other academic institutions). The poster session committee especially invites presentations that focus on:

Who Should Attend This Event?

Our audience is broad and includes clinicians, therapists, professors, researchers, social workers, educators, healthcare professionals, lawyers, policymakers, nonprofit organizations as well as students, the media and members of the general public. Our symposium is free and open to the public. Professionals in the field of child sexual abuse prevention come together at the symposium to present their research findings, discuss ways to improve our response to child sexual abuse and develop stronger prevention initiatives.

Attendees can expect to walk away with a better understanding of the policies and science that affect our current understanding of child sexual abuse prevention as well as hear about the real life experiences of those impacted by abuse.

Anyone with an interest in preventing child sexual abuse is encouraged to attend this event.

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