Rick Goodwin, MSW, RSW and Steve LePore, 1in6 Founder and Executive Director

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Rick Goodwin, MSW, RSW

Rick is the Executive Director of 1in6 Canada:  the National Knowledge Centre on male Sexual trauma and Recovery.

Rick's past work experience has been as a social worker, educator and program manager. He conducts training on issues of male sexual victimization across Canada and the USA.  He also facilitates a menís trauma treatment program for men through The Menís Project in Ottawa.

His writing has been published widely. He co-authored the Men & Healing: Theory, Research and Practice with Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (2009). Rick was also the author for Health Canada in their investigation concerning the correlation between men's experience of HIV and sexual violence.  He has since been published in Healing World Trauma (2013) and Translating Psychological Research into Practice (2013).

Rick is the inaugural recipient of the Attorney Generalís Award of Distinction for his work in "developing and implementing innovative victim service programs" (2007).

Steve LePore, 1in6 Founder and Executive Director

Steve brings over 26 years experience in nonprofit management and consulting to 1in6, which he founded in January 2007. He originally worked in the private sector as Director of Human Resources for Six Flags Corporation and Landmark Entertainment Group. In 1988, Steve co-founded My Friendís Place, a resource center for homeless and runaway youth in Hollywood, California and became its full-time Executive Director in 1990. In June 1999, he left My Friendís Place to found the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project, a community-based outreach program preventing high-risk behavior among students in his own neighborhood. Steve is a Durfee Foundation Stanton Fellow (having researched effective strategies to address difficult social issues and create change through program and policy development) and also served on the board of CALCASA (the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault).

Read Summary of Rick Goodwin & Steve LePore's Plenary Address at the ISSTD Conference

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Registration Opens 1 May 2014

Early Bird Pricing Available
1 May - 9 September 2014

Regular Pricing Available
10 September - 28 October 2014

Advanced Registration Open
Through 15 October 2014

Thereafter, On-Site Registration
Available 22 - 27 October 2014


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     Stress Disorders
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2013 Conference recording


We're moving to the Spring in 2015!

2015 ISSTD Annual Conference
Major Training Event:
The Complexity of Trauma & Dissociation; Science, Practice, Questions

April 16 & 17 - Pre Conference
April 18-20 - Full Conference
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 USA


International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
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