Virtual Symposium: Faith and Flourishing: Strategies for Preventing and Healing Child Sexual Abuse, on April 8 – 10, 2021.

Please join me for a landmark event to address strategies for preventing and healing child sexual abuse hosted by Harvard University and The Catholic University of America. This event will bring together policy makers, health care and public health providers, theologians, clergy, religious and spiritual leaders, and lay leaders of diverse faith traditions to explore best practices for preventing and healing child sexual abuse. The keynote address will be delivered by the Rev. Dr. Denis Mukwege, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Registration for this event is free.

You may register for the event below.


This landmark symposium is a marquee event for the April 8 World Day for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, Healing, and Justice. This event provides participants with a unique opportunity to engage with scholars, public health and mental health care professionals, child abuse prevention experts, and religious leaders of diverse faith traditions to share experiences, discover new resources, and identify strategies they can implement to prevent child sexual abuse and foster healing for survivors of abuse in their communities.


  • Live Zoom discussion session one-hour per day to network with other participants from your region to identify strategies your community and organizationcan take to prevent child sexual abuse and promote healing.
  • A series of on-demand video presentations and leading experts in the field of child sexual abuse prevention, healing, and justice.
  • Access to evidence-informed tools, trainings, and publications, and view examples of healing and prevention programs in action around the world.
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