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Conferences and Workshops

NYS Child Abuse Prevention Conference

April 28-30, 2014

ANDRUS staff will present The Road to Engagement: Engaging Families Through Sanctuary- Part 1.  This workshop will provide a foundation to help participants understand engagement in a new way and provide strategies, tools and solutions to many common challenges of engagement.  Part 2, The Road to Engagement: Speaking the Same Language: Beyond Translation, Engaging Latino Families will focus on unique ways to engage Latino families by culturally adapting components of the Sanctuary Model that embrace the values of the population

For more information or to register, click here.


ANDRUS has launched a public education campaign to increase awareness of the effects of childhood adversity.

We have conducted dozens of Town Hall meetings to date –if you are interested in attending or hosting please contact Lorelei Vargas (914) 965-3700 ext. 1282 or

To Read the White Paper, click here.

To Read the Executive Summary, click here.

Find out: What’s your ACE Score?

Pictured (L to R) City Council Member Wilson Terrero, Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio, Lorelei Atalie Vargas, Brian Farragher, Mayor Mike Spano, Jim Bostic,City Council President Chuck Lesnick and Nancy Woodruff Ment.