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Addressing the Needs of Male Victims of Sexual Trauma

Addressing the Needs of Male Victims of Sexual Trauma

This is a FREE training event. 

Start: April 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

End: April 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Location: Fresno, CA

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Course Overview:

Join us for a full day of training, discussion, and networking on how best to serve male victims of sexual trauma. This statewide event will provide information essential to working with male victims, while also providing the opportunity to network with others doing this essential work. As part of this event, participants will develop strategies to take back to their home agencies, including how to:

  • Identify, create, and assess healthy avenues of healing for male survivors of sexual abuse
  • List the 6 principles of sexual health and understand their significance in men’s sexual health healing
  • Describe the factors that lead to the commercial sexual exploitation of males and definitions of living "the life"

Meet Our Keynote Presenters:

Mark Godoy Jr., Victim Rights Advocate and Visual Artist

Mark Godoy Jr. grew up in Queens, NY.  He received his BFA in Illustration & Printmaking from the University of Connecticut. He acquired an MFA in Animation from the Savannah College of Art & Design and freelanced as a Motion Designer. Over the past 5 years, Mark has been working on a body of mixed media paintings entitled “The Tribute Series" which highlights the issues of police violence and racial discrimination that communities of color face in the United States. He continues to channel his activism through various awareness campaigns with organizations including 1in6, RAINN, and the Power of 21 which honor male survivors of sexual abuse.  Mark currently works as an Art Director and volunteers regularly as a victim rights advocate. 

Al Killen-Harvey, LCSW, Co-Founder, The Harvey Institute

Al Killen-Harvey is the co-founder of The Harvey Institute, a training and consultation company whose mission is improving health care outcomes through integrating sexual health. For the past 25 years he has worked at the Chadwick Center where he has served in a variety of clinical and training positions. He has worked for several decades in the field of trauma treatment and is a faculty member of the San Diego Public Child Welfare Training Academy.  Al is a frequent presenter, nationally and internationally, on a wide variety of topics related to children and adolescents as well as sexual identity and gender identity.  He has served as an expert witness for the United States Army and the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and is on the Clinical Advisory Board for the Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.

Steven L. Procopio, ACSW, LCSW, Consultant and Trainer, Procopio Consultants

Steven is a trainer and consultant for males with complex trauma with an expertise in the area of childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, and commercial sexual exploitation. His present professional work is with boys, adolescent males, and men with a trauma history, with a focus on childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. He is the founder of the first free-standing program to serve commercially sexually exploited boys, adolescent males, and trans youth in the United States. He is a consultant and trainer for the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center. Steven has taught and presented on the issues of male victimization on local and national levels, consulting with various groups on the effects male childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation.  Steven served on the victims services sub-committee on the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Task Force on Human Trafficking.


  • 8:30am:    Check In
  • 9:00am:    Welcome
  • 9:05am:    Finding Purpose Through Pain
  • 10:45am:  Sexual Health: The Missing Link for Men Healing from Trauma
  • 12:00pm:  Lunch
  • 1:00pm:    Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Boys, Adolescent Males, & Young Men
  • 2:15pm:    Workshop 1
  • 3:00pm:    Workshop 2
  • 3:45pm:    Evaluations and Closing

This training is FREE OF CHARGE. Participants are responsible for travel, lodging and all meal expenses. Lunch is NOT provided.
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Participants may apply for continuing education credits (CEUs) at the event. Certificates for CEUs will be mailed to participants within two weeks following the event.

Continuing Education:

If you are interested in Continuing Education please apply and pay for credit at the training. Cash, card, and check payments.

  • Course meets qualifications for 5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, $45, Provider #128510. The Center for Innovation and Resource, Inc. (CIR) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs. CIR maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

For more information, questions, or grievances, please contact Kelly Flugum at or 707-992-0834.

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this training should also contact Kelly Flugum. Requests must be received by April 9, 2019.

Produced by the Child Abuse Training and Technical Assistance (CATTA) Center, a project of the Center for Innovation and Resources Inc., with funding provided by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), Victim Services Branch.