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A conference to help survivors of severe child abuse (ritual abuse)
and torture will be held on August 6  - 8, 2010, between 8 - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday at the DoubleTree Hotel near Bradley International
Airport, 16 Ella Grasso Turnpike, Windsor Locks, CT 06096 (between
Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA).  This conference will help educate
survivors of this abuse and their helpers.  Pre-registration is
preferred.  For information write  S.M.A.R.T., P. O Box 1295,
Easthampton, MA 01027-1295 E-mail: smartnews(a), conference
information is at:

The periodical originally created by David Calof, *Treating Abuse
Today* is gearing up for republication. A related development is that
we are also organizing a Society for Treating Abuse Today (STAT) that
will host a listserve for diverse helping professionals and survivors.
It will be run on a consensus basis with the discussion of ideas
related to the treatment of abuse and trauma fields. There is no cost
for joining this listserve. If you are interested, please go to


The Dissociation & Trauma Clinical Discussions (DissTCD) list has been
created to allow for clinical discussions for all licensed mental
health counselors and retired licensed mental health counselors around
the world. If you have a related license or degree, please write us
for more information at DissTCD-owner(a) .
To join, write:DissTCD-subscribe(a)     
and send your full name, state (or country if outside the US), license
name and number to DissTCD-owner(a)  

All topics related to clinical issues will be allowed, including
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The list will have archives that will be available to all members, but
not the general public. The only requirement for membership is to send
one's full name, state (or country if outside the US), license name
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