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Mitchell to host ‘Conversation about people who have committed sex offenses’

William Mitchell College of Law will host “Management, Treatment, and Prevention … a Conversation about People who have Committed Sex Offenses” from 11 am to 1:30 pm Friday, Nov. 8.

The free, public event is a meeting of the Sexual Violence Prevention Network, a group of lawyers, scholars, public servants and others who are interested in or working in the field of sexual violence prevention. During the event, experts will explore how effective, reasoned, and evidence-based approaches to the management and treatment of those who have committed sex offenses blends with emerging conversations about preventing the perpetration of sexual violence.

Speakers include

Eric S. Janus, William Mitchell’s president and dean and an expert in the effectiveness of risk assessment, the place of danger assessment in society, and the public policy implications of the current approach to dealing with sexual violence.

Jeanne Ronayne, director of Victim Services of Dodge, Fillmore, and Olmsted Counties

Haley Fox, clinical director of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

In announcing the conference, the Sexual Violence Prevention Network wrote, “We want to support thoughtful, respectful and productive public discourse that ultimately may help us prevent child sexual abuse and sexual violence.”

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register for the conference

The event’s agenda follows

10:30–11 am – Registration and Networking

11 am–1 pm – Presentation

1–1:30 pm – Resource Sharing

Learn more about the Sexual Violence Prevention Network