Male Survivor Conference

Greetings to all of our SAGE friends and supporters!SAGE is one of the unique programs including gender-specific programming, specifically for male survivors of violence, abuse and exploitation. In our efforts, we have found a wonderful resource for male survivors that we would like to share with you.

MaleSurvivor is an international organization dedicated to preventing, healing, and overcoming the sexual victimization of boys and men.

Mr. Kelly Tyne, SAGE's Director of Men's and Health Services calls MaleSurvivor "an incredibly useful resource in meeting the needs of this dismissed and invisible population. SAGE has found MaleSurvivor a welcome ally in our efforts to combat and heal exploitation."

MaleSurvivor Conference will offer cutting edge research, best clinical techniques and advocacy strategies on male sexual abuse

New York, NY (February 4, 2010)

MaleSurvivor (, an international organization dedicated to issues surrounding the sexual victimization of boys and men, has announced the details of their bi-annual “Healing & Hope” international conference.

The conference, whose attendees travel from all over the world to participate in workshops and seminars conducted by leading experts, will take place at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City from Thursday, March 18, 2010 through Sunday, March 21, 2010.

Originally geared toward clinicians and behavioral health professionals, many of whom were survivors, the conference has grown to include survivors and their loved ones, attorneys, law enforcement professionals, legal advocates, researchers, educators, and students.

“The range of presenta¬tions has become exceptionally wide and includes workshops, clinical presentations, and survivor presentations about personal experiences,” remarked Dr. Richard Gartner, official spokesperson for MaleSurvivor.

“Research discussions, prevention workshops, and presentations by leading experts from all fields are an integral part of what make the conference such a unique opportunity for those who attend.”

This year’s line-up of guest speakers and authors includes:
Theoron Fleury, Olympic Gold Medalist and Stanley Cup Champion;
Robert B. Oxnam, a dynamic speaker and Asia expert who has advised leaders such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet;
Robert Weiss (LCSW, CSAT), the leading sex addiction expert in the world and author of “Cybersex Exposed”; and
Mikele Rauch (LMFT), author of “Healing the Soul after Religious Abuse: The Dark Heaven of Recovery.

The cost to attend the 2010 International “Healing & Hope” conference ranges from $250 to $449. Members of MaleSurvivor pay a reduced rate. For more information about the conference contact Trish Massa at

About MaleSurvivor

Founded in 1995, MaleSurvivor ( is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.

The organization offers a bi-annual international conference, several “weekend of recovery” retreats throughout the year, and web based services including a quarterly newsletter, discussion boards, chat rooms and educational materials.

Memberships are available for both survivors and all who support them.



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