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Child Sexual Abuse is Preventable, Not Inevitable: How the Moore Center Pursues its Mission

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm


This is the first of a series of webinars in April and May about the latest in child sexual abuse research led by the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at Johns Hopkins University.


Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD,, is a professor in the Department of Mental Health and the director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. For more than 30 years she has focused on child sexual abuse prevention, practice, and policy. Dr. Letourneau’s work has garnered approximately $35 million in grants and gifts, and has resulted in more than 100 scientific papers and chapters and one edited volume What Works with Sex Offenders: Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment and Prevention. She is an internationally recognized expert in child sexual abuse prevention and advises the European Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the World Bank, and other government and Big Tech entities focused on preventing child sexual exploitation and abuse. Her research on sex offender registration has been cited in several U.S. state supreme court cases, by state legislatures, and by the American Law Institute in their revised Model Penal Code. Dr. Letourneau is currently nominated to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Board of Scientific Counselors and is the 2022 recipient of the Association for the Treatment and Prevention of Sexual Abuse’s Lifetime Achievement Award.



April 25
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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