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Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 603

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Tonight's special guest is Dr. Howard Fradkin from Columbus, Ohio, child abuse survivor and one of the founding board members of MaleSurvivor (MaleSurvivor.org). Dr. Fradkin has counseled over 1000 male survivors in individual, couples, group psychotherapy and weekend workshops over the course of his 28 year career as a Psychologist. As Co-Chairperson of the MaleSurvivor Weekends of Recovery, Howard has directed 34 Weekends of Recovery since 2001 for over 600 men. Dr. Fradkin has trained hundreds of professional colleagues on the topic of psychotherapy with male survivors of sexual abuse. In November, 2010, Dr. Fradkin was invited to speak as an expert on two well-known 200 Men: Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse "Oprah Winfrey Shows." The shows will featured 200 male survivors gathered together to offer hope and inspiration for the millions of survivors around the world. Dr. Fradkin is the founder of Affirmations: A Center for Psychotherapy and Growth, in Columbus, Ohio.  He authored "Joining Forces:  Empowering Male Survivors to Thrive," is an inspirational book written to empower male survivors of sexual victimization to develop skills they can use to overcome the effects of trauma and learn to thrive in their lives. The book is unique in that it is based on the experiences of over 850 male survivors who have participated in MaleSurvivor Weekends of Recovery.