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October 15-17, 2011 • Loma Linda University

Sabbath, October 15
Loma Linda University Church

Church beginning at 9:a.m. – Sabbath School, worship service with Pastor Randy Roberts,
and vespers at 5:00 p.m.
(This is a free event but is an introduction to the summit on abuse.)

Sunday, October 16
Centennial Complex, 24760 Stewart St.

Registration begins at 4:00 p.m.
Keynote meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Centennial Complex, 24760 Stewart St., Loma Linda, CA 92354

Monday, October 17
Wong Kerlee Center (lower level Coleman Pavilion), 11121 Campus St.

Continental breakfast 7:30-8:00 a.m.
General sessions 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Attendees will include:

  • Church administrators
  • Pastors
  • Medical personnel
  • School administrators and teachers
  • Sabbath school and youth leaders
  • Lay persons

Featured Speakers

Darriel Hoy, keynote speaker

Pastor, Central States Conference

Claudio and Pamela Consuegra

Family Ministries director and associate director, NAD

Katia Reinert

Health Ministries director, North American Division (NAD)

Kiti Freier-Randall

Pediatric Psychologist

Kent A. Hansen

Legal Counsel for Loma Linda University

Chris Bradford

Cohort, Program on Domestic Violence, University of Colorado Denver

René Drumm

Dean, School of Social Work, Southern Adventist University

Annie Perez

Health psychologist

Heather-Dawn Small

General Conference Women’s Ministries Director

Doug Tilstra

Professor, School of Religion, Southern Adventist University

Clare Sheridan

Head of Forensic Pediatrics, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.


$99 early bird through August 30, 2011
$119 August 3 through October 11, 2011
$25 Sunday only

Registration for full event includes two meals: Continental breakfast and lunch on Monday. For those who register onsite, meals will not be included.

Additional information available on registration web site.

Accommodations not included in registration fee. Everyone is responsible for their own accommodations. A list of area hotels will be provided on the registration web site.



Sabbath, October 15 – Loma Linda University Church
9:00 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. Worship service Pastor Randy Roberts
10:30 a.m. Sabbath School  
5:00 p.m. Vespers: "Reconsidering Commonly Quoted Scriptures and Concepts" Doug Tilstra, PhD
Sunday, October 16 – Centennial Center
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Keynote: "A Woman's Worth" Darriel Hoy
Enditnow–History and Overview of the campaign to stop violence against women and girls Heather-Dawn Small
"Reflections on Domestic Violence Research in the SDA Church" Rene Drumm, PhD
Overview of First Responder Training Stephanie Sheehan
Monday, October 17 – Wong Kerlee Pavilion
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Continental breakfast
Devotional Katia Reinert
"Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence" Claudio and Pamela Consuegra
"Responding to Abusers—a Comprehensive Approach" Christopher C. Bradford
"School Bullying" Larry Blackmer
"Teen and Young Adult Dating Abuse: A Reality Check" Annie Perez, PhD
"Reality Bites: Dispelling Myths About Abuse" Clare Sheridan, MD
"Legal Implications for Reporting Abuse Within Organizations" Kent Hansen
"Long-term Risks of Abuse and Effecting Resiliency: What You Can Do" Kiti Freier Randall, MD