All posts tagged: Repressed Memories

Lisa Michels Completes Child Abuse Prevention Training

Lisa Michels, open, honest and outspoken advocate for victims of childhood sexual abuse has recently completed training in Charleston, SC  and become a Prevention Specialist and Facilitator for Darkness to Light, an organization whose mission is to train adults in every community to responsibly attack the issue of child sexual abuse. According to the Darkness 2 Light website, “The ultimate mission of D2L, to end childhood sexual abuse, can only be accomplished by sharing the solution of prevention, awareness and education with more and more people. This, in turn, builds momentum and over time, changes the way our nation and culture cares for, protects and nurtures our children.” Lisa Michels is also a Consultant for the organization and, if there is no Stewards of Children program in your community, she can assist in its development.  She is also available for workshops and events to promote the program, connect with area Prevention Specialists and Facilitators, and aid in reaching out to those who wish to provide adults with the training necessary to become actively involved in …

Susan Murphy Milano, Lisa Michels and Lavinia Masters Appear Together on the Susan Murphy Milano Show

It was a hot July night in 1985, and the Texas sixth-grader Lavina Masters had been sexually assaulted by an unknown suspect. This process — collecting evidence for a rape kit — lasted several hours was “devastating.” But just as difficult, says Masters, was the 20-year wait for that evidence to yield results. Lavina discussed in a recent interview with CNN how her rape kit sat idle until 2005, when the Dallas Police Department re-opened her case, as part of a new initiative to solve old crimes. Please join us for a very special hour with Author and national safety prevention expert Lavinia Masters. And Lisa Fiorese Michels a board member with Project Meridian.org and a noted speaker on “Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome” and educating those whom often feel shame and embarrassment when the crime of rape is committed against them. DATE: January 27, 2010 TIME: 3:00 PM Central Standard Time Live call in Number: 347-326-9337 Show Link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/susanmurphymilano If you are unable to listen live, return to this site and the show will automatically play. …