Introducing the B4U-ACT Newsletter

B4U-ACT is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of our new newsletter. We hope this newsletter will keep readers informed about our projects and activities promoting objective research and compassionate therapeutic care that meets the needs of minor-attracted adolescents and adults. Our Summer 2020 issue includes an

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MAPs wanted for study on conceptualizations of pedophilia

“A Social Constructionist Approach to Paedophilia, Child Sexual Abuse and Relevant Preventative Policy-Making: A Comparison between the USA, the UK and Germany” My name is Maria Sklavou and I am doing my PhD at the University of Sheffield in the UK. My research is looking into conceptualizations of paedophilia, child

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2019 Accomplishments

During 2019, with the support of our generous donors, B4U-ACT has: Held a one-day workshop on “Compassionate and Informed Approaches for Supporting Minor-Attracted People,” highlighting three therapeutic models: Compassion-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and the Berlin Dissexuality Therapy (Dunkelfeld) Program. The workshop was attended by 45 therapists, researchers, graduate students, and

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Thanks to our Amazon Smile donors!

We wish to send a special “thank you” to our supporters who have donated to B4U-ACT through Amazon Smile. Over just the past three months they’ve purchased over $6000 worth of products at Amazon.com, and Amazon has sent 0.5% of the price of those purchases on to B4U-ACT. Although this

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MAPs Wanted for Study on Therapeutic Experiences

Seeking Individuals to Participate in a Study about the Therapeutic Experiences of Minor Attracted Persons Nicole Jordan, a Master of Social Work student at the University of Southern Maine, is conducting a study to explore the therapeutic experiences of MAPs. The goal of this study is to contribute to improved

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MAPs Wanted for Study on Romantic Relationships with Adults

Principal Investigator: Jan Cioe, Ph.D., Psychology Department, University of British Columbia Okanagan, tel: (250) 807-8732, email: jan.cioe@ubc.ca Co-Investigator: Hailee Lewis, Undergraduate Student, Psychology Department, UBC Okanagan, email: haileelewis@alumni.ubc.ca. Crystal Mundy, Clinical Ph.D. Student, Psychology Department, UBC Okanagan, email: crystalmundy@alumni.ubc.ca Study Name: Romantic and Sexual Relationships with Adult Partners among Minor-Attracted

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MAPs Wanted for Study on Parenting Experiences or Interest

Principal Investigator: Jan Cioe, Ph.D., Psychology Department, University of British Columbia Okanagan, tel: (250) 807-8732, email: jan.cioe@ubc.ca Co-Investigator: Crystal Mundy, Clinical Ph.D. Student, Psychology Department, University of British Columbia Okanagan, email: crystalmundy@alumni.ubc.ca Study Name: Parenting Desires, Intentions, and Experiences Among Minor-Attracted Persons Abstract: The purpose of this study is to

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