Hosted by Abington – Jefferson Health FNE Team and Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)

DATE: May 1, 2020
TIME: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
PLACE: Abington Jefferson Health, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
COST: $65 (Includes breakfast and lunch.)
REGISTRATION – is scheduled to begin approximately March 1, 2020.
CEUs – We will be applying for CEUs for Registered Nurses and Social Workers.
QUESTIONS: Contact Debbie Nugent at or 267-488-1487


  • Suspect Exams: An often overlooked, but critical component of a successful sexual assault investigation.
  • Male violence in intimate relationships and the Emerge program of Massachusetts.  Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States and is a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships.
  • From Forensic Exam to Prosecution: Challenges in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults.
  • Women That Molest Children: Understanding the psychology behind female pedophiles.
  • How traffickers are using the prison system to recruit and exploit women who have been incarcerated: with a focus on tools and solutions used in the correctional setting.
  • The Me Too movement: An actress’s advocacy to change laws regarding the statute of limitations for sexual assault and furthering the conversation about the abuse in power and gender inequality not only in the entertainment industry but in industries around the globe.


  • Sergeant Joanne Archambault, (Retired, San Diego Police Department) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving criminal justice responses to sexual assault.
  • David Adams, Ed.D., is Co-founder as well as Co-Director of Emerge and works to end domestic violence by educating abusers and holding them accountable for their behavior.
  • Michelle Henry, First Deputy Attorney General for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General and Lindsay Vaughan, Executive Director, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association.
  • William Carson, Chief of Police, Maryland Heights, Missouri.
  • Nicole Bell, CEO and founder, Living in Freedom (LIFT), a survivor-led organization comprised of those who have overcome commercial sexual exploitation (CSE); George Little, Executive Deputy Secretary for Community Corrections and Reentry (Pennsylvania); Jaime Pizzi, Esq. and Alexia Tomlinson, Esq., The Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
  • Jessica Barth (keynote speaker), actress, Me Too movement activist, CEO and Founder of Voices In Action.

  • 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
  • $65.00