Donna Andersen and Dr. Liane Leedom will present workshops at the 6th Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference, January 9-11 in Albany, New York.
Donna will present a workshop entitled Love Fraud and how to avoid it. She’ll talk about sociopathy and the warning signs that someone may have the personality disorder. Dr. Leedom’s workshop is Addressing the needs of genetically at-risk children.
Lovefraud is also a sponsor of the conference. Here’s an article about last year’s event:
Worst-case scenarios at the Battered Women conference.
This conference may be helpful for those of you who are battling a sociopath for custody of your children. Presentations include:
- Angela Shelton, actress and author
Reclaiming the sword: Transitioning from pain and suffering into joy and happiness
- Wendy Murphy, Esq.
And justice for some
- Lundy Bancroft
On organizing and activism
- Jennifer Collins
An American family goes underground in the Netherlands, and returns to tell their story
Toby Kleinman, Esq.
So you believe your child may be abused…What do you do now?
Barry Goldstein, Esq. with Judge Marjorie Fields (Retired), Joan Zorza, Nancy Erickson, Garland Waller, and Mo Hannah
Panel on the upcoming book, “Domestic violence, child custody, and abuse: Legal and policy issues”
- Garland Waller, producer
Why the mainstream media have failed to cover a national scandal
- Ben Atherton-Zeman, actor and activist
Voices of men
- The Courageous Kids speak out
Concurrent workshops will take place on Saturday, January 10. They include:
- Tovah Kasdin, Esq., Jewish Women International
Making the case: How to use the criminal justice system to positively impact child custody decisions
- Rita Smith
- Massachusetts Protective Mothers for Custodial Justice
Case control: Understanding your power
- Liane Leedom, M.D.
Addressing the needs of genetically at-risk children
- Danica Delgado, MSW and Leslie Sanborn
Journeying together: Developing support and community for mothers impacted by domestic violence
- Ursula Williams, Turning Point Domestic Violence Services
- Dara Carlin, M.A.
Walking the gauntlet: Coping, healing and dealing after leaving
- Anne Grant, journalist
Writing truth to power
- Marcia Pappas, President, NOW NYS
Making a difference, one person at a time
- Barry Goldstein and Ben Atherton-Zeman
- Patti Jo Newell, New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Christina M Dalpiaz, author
Breaking free, starting over for your children
- Eileen King
- Karen Henninger
Media education lesson: The inheritance from the forefathers—knowledge production, power, within women’s history and women’s mental health
- Irene Weiser
- Donna Andersen
Love Fraud and how to avoid it
- Renee Beeker and Paul Holdorf
National Family Court Watch Project: Working for solutions to the child custody crisis
- Susan Omilion
My avenging angel: Women who thrive after abuse
- Karen Huffer and Robin Yeaman, Esq.
Legal Abuse Syndrome
- Joan Peterson
The real alienation: combating abuser’s manipulation of children post separation
Registration is $145 per person, which includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Some scholarships are available.
The conference takes place at the Holiday Inn Turf in Albany, New York. It is located at 205 Wolf Road, Albany, New York, which is near the Albany airport. The hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the airport. Rooms for the conference are available at the special rate of $99 per night, which includes breakfast.
For more information, visit www.batteredmotherscustodyconference.org.