Thursday, September 27, 2007

Reclaiming Fatherhood event

From Vicki Thorne of Project Rachel:

Reclaiming Fatherhood
This conference is the first to focus on the effects of abortion on men. Speakers will cover the following topics: pertinent research, abortion as trauma, and counseling men who have experienced pregnancy loss through abortion. This is a unique opportunity for those who deal with men in pastoral or clinical settings to learn about this much neglected topic.

Topics Include:
Men and Abortion: A Review of the Research
Trauma and Abortion: When Men Hollow
Sociology of Fatherhood and Abortion
The Masculine Side of Healing
Spiritual Aspects of Healing for Post-Abortion Fathers
Wounded Fathers: Why Do They Come for Help
Medicating the Pain of Lost Fatherhood:
Looking for Their Pain In all the Wrong Places
Forgiveness Therapy with Post- Abortion Men

Speakers Include:
Vincent Rue, Ph.D. Institute for Pregnancy Loss
Catherine Coyle, Ph.D. Author, “Men and Abortion: A Path to Healing”
Warren Williams, MBA Founder, Fathers & Brothers Ministries International
Tom Golden, LCSW Author, “Swallowed By A Snake: The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing”
Rev. Martin Pable. Ph.D. Author, “The Quest for the Male Soul”
Gregory Hasek, MA/MFT LPC Executive Director, Misty Mountain Counseling Center
Andrzej Winkler, MA Psychotherapist treating men in Poland

Dates: November 28-29, 2007
Location: St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco
Registration Fee: $250 before Nov. 1, $350 after Nov. 1 (Limited Scholarships available)
Sponsors: National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing Knights of Columbus, Archdiocese of San Francisco

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