Panelists, featured speakers highlight Child Sexual Abuse Conference

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- From Sunday evening, Oct. 28, through Tuesday, Oct. 30, scholars, practitioners, survivors and members of the public nationwide convened at Penn State's University Park campus to attend events related to Penn State's Child Sexual Abuse Conference.

Several events throughout the conference have been live-streamed online and archived on the conference website and WPSU's YouTube channel for ongoing educational viewing purposes, including keynote speaker Sugar Ray Leonard's personal account of his abuse and call to action to eradicate child sexual abuse.

Highlights from the community forum and conference sessions can be found at the links below:

Panel discusses 'Moving Forward,' initiates conference conversation --

Inaugural conference on protecting children opens to sold-out crowd --

Leonard urges communication in fight against child sexual abuse --

Advocate outlines ways to help 'hidden victims' of abuse --

Stories of healing, expert on childhood intervention begin second day --

Smart offers message of hope to close Child Sexual Abuse Conference --

More information about the conference, including additional recordings of conference sessions, can be found at

Last Updated November 06, 2012