Our second Conference was held at The Park Hotel, Kilmarnock on the 22nd March 2019 and was officially opened by Provost Jim Todd of East Ayrshire. We were delighted to have;

Detective Inspector Kerr Duncan and Detective Sergeant Mhairi Crawford from Police Scotland presenting on “Response to and engagement with adult survivors of childhood abuse”.
Police Scotland Presentation

Duncan Craig, CEO of Survivors Manchester and Co-Founder of the Male Survivors Partnership (UK) with special guest Callum Hancock, undefeated boxing champion presenting on, “Silence and what creates it for male survivors”.
Survivors Manchester Presentation

Dr Nina Burrowes, Psychologist, Author, Activist, Co-Founder of The Clear Lines Festival and Founder of The Consent Collective, on “Thinking beyond the therapy room. Broadening the nature and scope of support offered to survivors”.
Nina Burrowes Resources Weblink
A project on the media and sexual violence
For anyone who wants to create change in their organisation/community
Guardian Article – Edinburgh University Seminar

Madeleine Black, Psychotherapist, International Speaker, Patron for Say Women, Story Teller for The Forgiveness Project and Author of ‘Unbroken’, a survivor’s story.
Madeleine Black – Unbroken

Matthew McVarish, Scottish actor, writer, activist and survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
He performed an excerpt from his new play, featuring his 10,000 mile walk around Europe.

Delegates also had the opportunity to browse the photographic exhibition of Emily Macinnes, “Paradise; Lost Testimonies of Abuse”.