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2015 International Parents’ Conference & Embassy Walk

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Thursday, March 26 • 9:00am - 10:00am
International Parental Child Abduction: It Starts at Home

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Long before most international parental child abductions occur, there are signs to indicate the possibility. Despite the varied ways in which abductions occur, the common denominator is that they nearly always start at the local level. FBI Victim Specialist Bruce May will discuss with conference participants the work his working group has done regarding prevention, local, state, federal and international response, and barriers and opportunities to address the problem in this candid session.

*This is a closed session. No recording or photography please. 

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Scott Berne

Upon the separation of his parents, Scott Berne’s entire world turned upside-down.  When an ugly custody battle ensued, Scott became an innocent pawn in his mother’s attempt to destroy his father.  As the mental health of Scott’s mother deteriorated, her behavior turned increasingly erratic – burning down their family home, hiring a hit man to kill Scott’s father, and finally, abducting Scott and his... Read More →

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Bruce May

Bruce May, LCSW, is Victim Specialist in the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the largest field office in the nation. He also coordinates the New York Committee on Child Abduction by a Parent, a consortium of law enforcement, judicial entities, social services, nonprofit organizations that addresses the problem of parental child abduction. The Committee is tasked with identifying best practices for handling such cases... Read More →

Thursday March 26, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Conference Room - 1st Floor

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