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2001: Cults, Conversion, Science and Harm - Overview

Psychological Manipulation, cult groups, sects, and new religious movements

Conference: Cults, Conversion, Science and Harm

When: May 4-5, 2001
Where: New York City area

AFF (American Family Foundation), the leading professional organization concerned about cults and psychological manipulation, was founded 21 years ago in 1979. AFF is known for its professionalism, for building its practical educational services for families, former group members, helping professionals, educators, young people, and the public on a base of scholarly study and research.

This year’s conference reflects AFF’s breadth and depth of understanding by examining social issues, scientific research, and practical needs of all who are interested in this subject.

The theme of the conference is "Cults, Conversion, Science and Harm."

`The conference is supplemented by pre-conference workshops and educational events.

Conference Events

The conference will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Friday and end at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.


Pre-conference Events
Thursday May 3, 2001
Workshop for Families
Livia Bardin, M.S.W
Workshop for former group members
Carol Giambalvo


Supporting Our Work

If you can’t make this conference, please consider sending a donation so AFF can continue to help cult victims and their families. AFF is a tax-exempt organization and depends solely upon contributions. Please be generous.

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