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"Beyond the Secret" Personal and Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

In recognition of 2011 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week | April 10-16, 2011 A Screening and Panel Presentation Sage invites parents, mental health professionals, educators, health care providers, law enforcement officials and other concerned community members.

Date: Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Time: 6:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Location: The Sage Colleges, Albany Campus Gymnasium, 140 New Scotland Ave, Albany

Contact: Wendy Diefendorf, Director of Graduate and Adult Admission (518) 292-8615 |

Screening “Child Sexual Predators: The Familiar Stranger”

Film Introduction: Tina Stanford, Esq., Director, NYS Office of Victim Services.

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services has released a new video to help parents protect their children from sexual predators. This video includes interviews with four convicted child molesters who candidly reveal how they operate, three victims who discuss what they wish their parents had known, a psychologist and an FBI agent who demonstrates what can happen when a teenage girl enters an online
chatroom. (Note: This video contains mature content)

Moderator: Danielle Sanzone, The Troy Record

  • Michael Fonda, Prevention Educator, Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Program of Northeast Health
  • Lisa Smith, Director, Sexual Assault & Crime Victims Assistance Program at Northeast Health
  • Sharon Cretti, RN, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-A (SANE-A), NYSAFE

Limited seats available, register today!
Free and open to the public. Register online: