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Location

2804 OH-39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Schedule

 

Friday · March 27

5:00 PM

Doors Open, Registration, Browse Resources, Supper.

6:00 PM

Welcome, Announcements by Wes Yoder

6:15 to 7:00 PM

“It is High Time to Awake Out of Sleep” by David Eicher

7:00 to 7:15 PM

Break

7:15 to 8:15 PM

Break Out Sessions

Room A “Teaching Our Children Healthy Sexuality” by Patricia Lewis

Room B “Telling Our Stories” by Dianne Darr Couts

8:15 to 8:30 PM

Wrap up time, Dismissal

Saturday · March 28

8:30 AM

Doors open, Registration, Browse Resources

9:00 AM

Welcome, Announcements by Wes Yoder

9:15 to 10:30 AM

The Reality of Human Trafficking In Our Own Communities” By Deputy David Nally

10:30 to 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 to 11:45 AM

Break Out Sessions

Room A “Supporting Victims In Court 101” By Ben and Harriet King

Room B Q and A Panel of Survivor’s and Spouses

11:45 to 12:00 AM

Informational Chat (Life Ring Ministries)

12:00 to 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 to 1:45 PM

”What Helped—What Hurt” By Dianne Darr Couts

1:45 to 2:00 PM

Informational Chat

2:00 to 2:15 PM

Break

2:15 to 3:30 PM

”Evidence An Offender Is Repentant” By Dale and Faith Ingraham

3:30 to 3:45 PM

Break

3:45 to 4:20 PM

Q&A Panel with All Speakers

4:20 to 4:30 PM

Wrap Up Remarks and Closing

Anyone with a credible accusation of any type of abuse, or a conviction of abuse of any kind, is not welcome to attend our standard seminars. Anyone who has attended in the past and caused concern for our staff, our law enforcement partners or to our attendees, is also not welcome at future events. We reserve the right to reject registrations, or to ask anyone who has arrived to vacate the premises. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to DM our page.

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Speakers

 

David Eicher

David graduated from Allegheny Wesleyan College in 2009 with a BA in Pastoral Ministries. He is halfway through a M.Ed focusing on special needs.

 

A husband and father, David is passionate about making the world a better, safer place. He hates sexual abuse and stands fervently against the cultural and social systems that help perpetuate it.

Patricia Lewis

Patricia is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer and a licensed teacher in the state of Ohio. She is also currently completing graduate work towards an intervention specialist license. She has served as a pastor's wife for six years, and as a home-school teacher for their five sons.

Dianne Darr Couts

As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and institutional abuse, Dianne has an in-depth understanding of victims‘ needs. She has used this knowledge extensively as a speaker at conferences and churches to speak about abuse in religious settings. 

Dianne is also a retired high school English and French teacher, a board member of Missionary Kid (MK) Safety Net. Her husband Bud, is a retired minister and they have three married children and seven grandchildren.

David Nally

Sheriff's Deputy

Deputy David Nally brings practical experience from the law enforcement perspective and his 24 plus years of service as a law enforcement officer. As an active Knox County Sheriff's Deputy, School Resource Officer and Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) Member, his insight is highly valued.

Ben w. King SR.

Ben has years of experience as a domestic violence prosecutor and operated a family law practice with his wife in Vermont. He is currently working in New Castle, PA with Neighborhood Legal Services as a Victim of Crime Act Attorney. Prior to practicing law, he worked at a Federal Financial Regulatory Agency where he was involved with affordable housing initiatives, working with community groups and local government through the administration of a Community Investment Fund Program. 

Harriet Hults King

Harriet is presently a Victim of Crime Act Attorney with Neighborhood Legal Services in Pittsburgh, PA. Over the past twenty years, she has been a family law practitioner with an active trial and mediation practice throughout the State of Vermont. In addition, she worked as a Deputy State’s Attorney handling domestic violence and sexual assault cases. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the West African Republic of Niger teaching English as a Second Language.

Dale & Faith ingraham

Dale and  Faith Ingraham are co-founders of Speaking Truth in Love Ministries, raising awareness on the issues of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Both of them recently resigned their full-time positions in order to devote themselves fully to Speaking Truth in Love. Dale has served as a pastor of three different churches since 1983. Both are authors, speakers and advocates for those who have suffered abuse. 

Faith is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and has had articles published in Christian publications. Dale and Faith have 6 grown children and 11 grandchildren.