Sex Offending: Myths, Facts and Challenges

Written by Scott J. Sheely on Sunday - September 19, 2010.

Lancaster:  Community Renewal for Sex Offenders (CR-SO) will offer a presentation on "Sex Offending: Myths, Facts and Challenges," in Lancaster on Thursday, September 23,2010 for concerned citizens, former offenders and their friends and family, criminal justice personnel, clergy, public officials, service providers, employers, and therapists in Lancaster and nearby counties. The speaker will be Santhi S.Leon, J.D., Ph.D. from the University of Delaware.  Click here for a downloadable flyer for the event and herefor a downloadable brochure on CR-SO.

There will be a choice of two sessions, 12 pm to 1:30 (light lunch provided) and 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. It will take place at the Lancaster Quaker Meeting House, 110 Tulane Terrace. From Route 30 west of Lancaster, take Rohrerstown Rd (Route 741) south two miles. Turn left on Columbia Rd, (Route 462) past Wheatland Shopping Center (tall flag pole). Turn left on Tulane Terrace and go about 100 yards.

Please let CR-SO know you are coming and indicate which session (noon or evening). If you prefer not to provide contact information just show up. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.." data-mce-href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Phone: 717-397-3569.

CR-SO is a broad-based citizen effort promoting public policy and programs for sex offenders to reduce victimization and to support those who have offended to live in the community without doing harm to others or to themselves. Event coordinators include Jim Kalish (organizer, advocate) John Rush (director, New Persons Center, Reading, PA), Don Sensenig (retired minister and mentor), and David Worth (pioneer in support for sex offender re-entry, Canada).

About the Author

Scott J. Sheely

Scott J. Sheely

Scott J. Sheely served as Executive Director of the Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board from 2000 until early 2015. He has worked as a Human Resource Director of a large mental health agency, operations manager of a nursing home chain, associate pastor of a church, and owner of a wholesale jewelry business.

Under Sheely's leadership, the WIB created the first health care-based Industry Partnership in Pennsylvania. He serves on the steering committee of the Pennsylvania Center for Health Careers and recently served on the Workfroce Cabinet of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.