Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: An Interactive Workshop

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
127 W. 127th St. Conference Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Join us for a full day interactive workshop as we explore the dynamics of child sexual abuse, the link between sexuality and sexual abuse, discuss prevention strategies and methods for healing. CONNECT believes child sexual abuse is a fundamental attack on human dignity, safety and trust. Our desire to protect our children and ourselves from violence is rooted in love and compassion.

Workshop facilitated by: DeShannon Barnes-Bowens

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


CONNECT Office 127 W. 127th St. Rm. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to connect@connectnyc.org

DeShannon Barnes-Bowens, is a psychotherapist, professional development trainer, interfaith minister and founder of ILERA Counseling & Education Services. Through ILERA, she has implemented workshops at various agencies focusing on: sexuality & spirituality, sexual abuse, vicarious trauma and wellness. DeShannon is the author of Hush Hush: An African American Family Breaks Their Silence on Sexuality & Sexual Abuse (2007, 2015) and an Interfaith Scholar with the State of Formation. She was also the first recipient of American Association of Sexuality Educators,  Counselors & Therapists, Bill T. Jones Award. For more information about DeShannon or ILERA visit http://ilera.com.

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