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The 2018 Call for Workshops is now closed.
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Featured Speakers

    

Kevin Mulcahy, J.D.
Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney,  Eastern District of Michigan

Kevin Mulcahy is a survivor of child sexual abuse.  He works as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Detroit and serves as the Executive Assistant United States Attorney.  Throughout his career, Kevin has prosecuted a variety of cases, including offenses involving firearms, drugs, bank robberies, threats, and a wide variety of other federal prosecutions.  But most of his caseload focuses on child exploitation crimes, including production of child pornography cases, traveler cases, and other significant crimes against children prosecutions.  Kevin has been a federal prosecutor since 2002, with the first 3 1/2 years as an AUSA in San Diego, and the rest in Detroit.  Kevin obtained his undergraduate degree in Statistics and American Culture from the University of Michigan and his JD from Santa Clara University School of Law.  He has 3 kids, 2 cats, and a very nice wife.

  

Cory Jewell Jensen, M.S.
Senior Trainer, CBI Consulting

Cory Jewell Jensen recently retired from a 35-year career of providing evaluation and treatment services to adult sex offenders and their families in Portland, Oregon.  In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Jensen has provided training and consultation services to The National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse, The National Child Advocacy Center, The National Children’s Alliance, The United States Navy, The National Crime Victims Association, The National Boy Scouts Foundation, The Mark McGwire Foundation for Children, US Marshall’s Office, NYPD Special Victims Unit and a number of law enforcement, child advocacy and faith- based organizations.  Ms. Jensen served as Executive Director for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, chaired two of ATSA’s International Research and Treatment Conferences and served as President of Oregon’s Chapter of ATSA.  She also chaired the Offender Management Committee attached to the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force, has been an instructor for Portland State University’s Child Welfare Training Institute for the past 15 years and provided training for countless multi-disciplinary teams throughout the United States.  Jensen has been the recipient of Oregon’s "Commercial Crime Prevention Award," the "Champions for Children Award," the OATSA "Significant Achievement Award," the Nunnenkamp "Award of Excellence," and the Jan Hindman Memorial Award.  She has published a number of articles related to sex offender treatment, risk management and child abuse prevention, testified as an expert witness in local and federal courts and been a featured guest on radio talk shows and the Oprah Winfrey Show.  


Jana Pressley, PsyD
Director of Education & Professional Development,
Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute

At the Trauma Center, Dr. Pressley oversees the postdoctoral fellowship and advanced clinical practicum training programs, as well as the annual Certificate Program in Traumatic Stress Studies. Additionally, Dr. Pressley holds a clinical role as a therapist and supervisor. Her research interests are focused on the experience of court-involved youth and adults who have experienced relational trauma in the midst of chronic poverty, community violence, and racial oppression. She is also involved in research and training related to the impact of complex trauma history on adult spirituality and meaning-making. Dr. Pressley teaches trauma-related courses at the graduate level, and has designed and implemented trauma counseling specialization courses for graduate programs in close collaboration with the Trauma Center senior leadership. She is a national trainer and consultant in both the ARC and Component-Based Psychotherapy (CBP) treatment model. Dr. Pressley was formerly the Director of Clinical Training and Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Wheaton College Graduate School, and she currently serves as Adjunct Associate Professor at Richmont Graduate University in the trauma specialization track.



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