Justin and Le-Anne Noble
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Le-Anne Noble has a BA in creative writing and a BA in theatre performance from Western Michigan University, and received her MFA in acting from the University of Florida. She’s been acting since the age of 5, making her professional debut at the young age of 11. She has worked professionally in children’s entertainment for over a decade.
The Nobles spent their honeymoon year teaching English to children in Asia and currently live in Los Angeles, CA.
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In the years since, she has worked with more than 1,000 adult victims of child sex crimes across the globe. Her expertise includes an in-depth understanding and recognition of patterns of abuse, predatory behaviors, grooming, prevention, institutional disregard, and criminal cover-up. Since 2003, Joelle has been the volunteer Western Regional Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests and has traveled the world exposing abusers, helping victims get healing, justice and accountability, and researching predatory abuse patterns in institutions. Her new book, The Well-Armored Child: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Sexual Abuse, hits bookstores on September 15, 2015.
A former journalist, educator, and public relations professional, Joelle Casteix has taken her own experience as a victim of child sex crimes and devoted her career to exposing abuse, advocating on behalf of survivors, and spreading abuse prevention strategies for parents and communities. She has presented to hundreds of audiences all over the world, including on the TEDx stage, on subjects such as abuse prevention, victim outreach, victims’ rights in the civil justice system, and parenting safer children. She is a regular speaker for the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma and The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.
Casteix’s blog, The Worthy Adversary, is one of the leading sources for information and commentary on child sexual abuse prevention and exposure. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and completed graduate work in education at the University of Colorado, Denver. A wanna-be ski bum, she lives in southern California with her husband and young son.
Michele Kambolis, MA, is a Child and Family Therapist. She is the founder of Chi Kids, and writes a national parenting column called “Parent Traps” for the Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia newspapers. Her new book, Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, has been endorsed by leading psychologists around the world. It revolutionizes the way we parent ourselves and our children.
Michele has contributed to or been featured in media outlets such as Huffington Post Live, FOX 5 News, Canada AM, Sirius Satellite Radio, Global News, CTV and many more. She is a keynote speaker at conferences and workshops around the world.
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