ICSA Annual Conference - Stockholm, Sweden, June 25-27, 2015. Hold in your calendar.  


Surviving and Moving On After a High-Demand Group Experience:  A Workshop for Second-Generation Former Members - Chester, CT, April 17-19, 2015.

Recovery Workshop for Former Group Members - Colorado Springs, CO, July 31 - August 2, 2015

Special Events/Local Meetings
What's New?

Selected papers and Power Points from ICSA's 2014 annual conference in Washington, DC

New Power Point Presentation: ICSA Goals and Programs

Changes in the North American Cult Awareness Movement (by Carol Giambalvo, Michael Kropveld, & Michael Langone)

Benefits of Dialogue - An article by the ICSA Board of Directors

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Meet ICSA Members
From time to time, this column will feature a short profile on an ICSA member. 

Marita La Palm, M.A
., is a former third degree (3GF) lay consecrated woman of Regnum Christi, a Catholic movement affiliated with the Legionaries of Christ. She was recruited as young as eight years old, eventually attending Regnum Christi’s boarding school for girls discerning consecrated life for two years in high school. She experienced two years as a consecrated member in Monterrey, Mexico. Later, she completed her Master’s in Creative Writing at Eastern Michigan University where she was awarded “Distinguished Graduate Student in Creative Writing” for her thesis, a novella on a young girl’s physical and psychological escape from a cult. Currently, she teaches College Writing with a human rights theme at American University.