ICSA always tries to help former group members who need financial
assistance to attend one of our events. It has come to our attention
that the registration fee of $25 (ICSA members) / $50 (nonmembers) is
a burden for some people who would like to attend. If that is the case
for you or people you know, please contact us at email@example.com.
We will work something out.
S P E C I A L E V E N T : O N E D AY W O R K S H O P
Jehovah’s Witnesses, Former Members and Families, May 12, 2012 - 9:30
to 5:00 p.m. - Philadelphia.
The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) invites all
current and former Jehovah'a Witnesses to attend our special
Attendees and facilitators will explore questions that are often
central to the concerns of former members of cultic and non-cultic
groups and families/friends troubled about a loved one's group
About ICSA (who are we and why do we feel we can talk about the JW
Exploring a psychological perspective (experiences in the
as women, men, lgbt)
Is the JW organization a cult? What's a cult anyway?
How are cultic groups different from and similar to other kinds of
Why do people leave?
Can departures be facilitated?
What problems do people have when they leave?
How can they manage these problems?
This event consists of directed discussions aimed at encouraging
participants to describe their relevant experiences and explore their
current opinions regarding the key questions listed above.]
(Participants may choose not to contribute to discussions, if they
In short, the event will focus on attendees's experiences and views,
not presenters prepared talks, so as to help attendees better
understand these important questions and enhance their capacity to
express themselves and help others as well as themselves.
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel - Philadelphia,
3549 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
You can register online or by mail/fax
INTERNATIONAL CULTIC STUDIES ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 2265
Bonita Springs, FL 34133
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