Register NowRegistration is now open for our third annual symposium, Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective. The event will take place Friday, April 17 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Special Guest Speaker

Journalist Luke Malone, who produced an award-winning radio story on young pedophiles for This American Life and a companion piece for Matter Magazine will be our special guest speaker. Malone has also written for outlets including The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Salon, Vocativ and The Sydney Morning Herald. 

Who Should Attend This Event?

The goal of the symposium is to bring together a group of professionals in the field of child sexual abuse prevention to present findings from their research, discuss ways to improve our response to child sexual abuse and develop stronger prevention initiatives. Our audience 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 living with an attraction to young children.  Anyone with an interest in preventing child sexual abuse, knowing how policies impact children and families and hearing the latest research to develop best-practice approaches to working with young adults attracted to children is encouraged to attend. Our audience is broad and includes clinicians, therapists, professors, researchers, social workers, educators, healthcare professionals, lawyers, policy makers, representatives from nonprofit organizations as well as students, the media and members of the general public.  

Get more details including where to park and lunch options here. This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required