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Sunday, January 15 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Confronting Sexual Abuse In Orthodox Institutions (90 minutes)

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The statistics are clear 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys  will be sexually abused by the time they turn 18.  What can we do to raise awareness and make our kids, camps, schools and synagogues tough targets?  How do we  recognize the signs and empower kids and adults without creating a culture of fear?  How do we make sure our communities become and remain safe spaces? This panel of experts, advocates and survivors of abuse will explore all of these issues in an engaging and informative manner. 


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avatar for Rahel Bayar

Rahel Bayar

Rahel J. Bayar joined T&M Protection in August 2016 as a Senior Consultant of the Sexual Misconduct Consulting & Investigations division after serving in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. In her many years as an Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in the Child Abuse/Sex Crimes Bureau, she was responsible for the prosecution of serious felony cases from investigation and indictment to trial.  As a... Read More →
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David Cheifetz

David Cheifetz has founded a nonprofit organization focused on addressing the issues of child sexual abuse in the Jewish community, Mi Li—Who Is for Me. He has had a nineteen-year career in general management in the private sector following a six-year career working for the Israeli government in both the United States and Israel.
avatar for Meira Ellias, MSW, LICSW, LCSW

Meira Ellias, MSW, LICSW, LCSW

Supervising Social Worker, The Center at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington
Meira is the Supervising Social Worker at The Center at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington, an inpatient psychiatric treatment center in Washington, D.C. specializing in posttraumatic and dissociative disorders. Meira designs and runs intensive group and individualized therapy programs for adults with acute symptoms associated with trauma-based conditions.  Meira also has clinical experience with children and... Read More →
avatar for Manny Waks

Manny Waks

CEO, Kol V'Oz


Sunday January 15, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 555

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