Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.
THORN:
We build technology to defend children from sexual abuse.

Thorn was born in 2012. Our co-founders Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore had learned about the issue of child sex trafficking. They describe it as this moment where you learn something about the world that you can’t un-know.
Strand² Squared April Training Trilogy:
Applying the Art of War to Criminal Justice

☞live-webinar training series
☞The first live-webinar: Apply the Art of War to Better Understand Offender Behavior


Tuesday April 14, 2020 :
11:00am- 1:00pm MST


☞The second live-webinar:
The Art of War for Investigators and Prosecutors

Tuesday April 21, 2020
11:00am-1:00pm MST
 
☞The third live-webinar: 
The Art of War for Advocates and Allied Professionals

Tuesday April 28, 2020 11:00am- 1:00pm MST
Amazing People in the Field of Sexual Violence
Kelsey McKay trains and consults nationally for communities to implement protocol in various fields including intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assault, the use of expert witnesses, translating trauma and other complex topics. For six years she exclusively prosecuted strangulation related crimes ranging from assault, sexual assault to capital murder. She has developed and implemented protocol for strangulation and domestic violence response and treatment.
As the Director of the Arizona State University Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research and an associate professor in the School of Social Work at ASU, Dominique is all too familiar with the abuse and trauma women and men face when exiting prostitution rings
Often when someone reports a crime, it is difficult to take the report seriously because it is difficult to believe that "that person is capable of doing something so disturbing". It is often easier to think that the reported suspect is incapable of such behavior.

Don't let the month of April burn you out!