16th Annual Northern California Child Sexual Abuse Awareness conference
WHISTLE BLOWER CHILDREN:
What Happens When Children Report Sex Abuse
This conference is presented as as part of the National Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness month activities throughout California.
Friday April 9, 2010 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, a Film Festival will be held at the Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833. No registration. Seating is limited. $35 fee is payable at the door. The event is no-cost for abuse survivors. (No CEUs)
Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Robin Sax will present the keynote address at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street, Davis, CA 95616. No registration. This event is a no-cost public service event. (NOTE: different address from prior conferences)
Robin Sax is a former Los Angeles prosecutor who specialized in prosecuting child sex abuse cases. She is a commentator for several national television shows, partner in the Justice Interrupted radio show, and author of six books.
The Yolo County District Attorney Panel will describe how child sex abuse cases are handled in a model criminal court. This panel will demonstrate excellence in prosecuting child sex abuse.
A California Town Hall Meeting will provide a forum for testimony by non-abusive parents and their adult children who will describe how child sex abuse cases are handled in many family courts. Ideas for remedies will be discussed by panel members.