Consultations, Appearances, Awards


Cordelia has appeared on several local and national media programs including: The Oprah Winfrey Show, ESPN, National Public Radio-Breaking the Cycle, CBS Morning News, PBS--A 5-Part Prevention Series, and WCCO-Minnesota's PROJECT ABUSE a two week series which won a National Emmy Award. 


Cordelia Anderson has won several local and national awards including: NSVRC Visionary Award (2013), Outstanding Professional Award from American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (2006); Hero Award from Jacob Wetterling Foundation, MN Commissioner's Award-Nat. Conf. on Child Abuse & Neglect, Non-Profit Excellence Award-Wilder Foundation; MN Education Association School Bell Award; Nat. Camp Fire "On Behalf of Youth"; Nat. Council on Family Relations "Distinguished Service to Families."


· Not Just Pictures, Executive Producer, Dr. Sharon Cooper, (2016) (interviewed on screen as issue expert)

Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children (interviewed on screen as issue expert)

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention for Parents (preventing sexual Abuse in the catholic Church, Vitus, 2003)

· Out of the Shadows, GoldPitt Productions, consultant, 2000.

· It's Not Okay To Bully, Hazelton, narrator and consultant, 1994.

· Child Protection in Boys Scouts, narrator and consultant, 1994

· NO EASY ANSWERS, narrator and consultant, WCCO - TV & Illusion Theater, 1987.

· I DON'T KISS; ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW, (PROSTITUTION), consultant and interviewer, GENESIS I, 1984.

· WHAT YOUR CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW, - a five part series,  WTTW-TV Chicago, panelist on the show about survivors of child sexual abuse, consultant to project, narrator in videotape of Illusion Theater's NO EASY ANSWERS., 1984.

· Values and Choices (sexual decision making series); (on & off screen consultant) 1984


· TOUCH, Illusion Theater and Media Ventures, 1983.


Prevent-Connect, Ending Child Sexual Abuse Webinar Series, co-host and curate series (2013-   )

National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation, Founder Past President, past chair public policy, member

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (Board, co-chair Program/Prevention Committee)

Stop It Now! (National Advisory Council)

NEARI Parent 2 Parent (National Advisory Council)Just Beginnings Collaborative - research and write a report on child sexual abuse services and prevention efforts in the United States. (2016/2017)

ATSA Master Class, Component on Preventing Perpetration, Co-taught with Joan Tabachnick  (2016)

Jacob Wetterling Resource Center: Developed and Facilitated Family Gatherings (for families of missing/murdered children) for nearly 20 years.

MN Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) -  Develop and facilitate ways to engage survivors and others with direct lived experiences in leadership and prevention efforts. Design and facilitate weekend retreats for survivors and others with lived experiences (2012-1013) Develop ways to engage the public in Prevention e.g, Demand the Change for Children (2011) Advise & consult on prevention strategic planning, MN Summit (12/09), collaboration with MN Dept of Health SVP efforts, engage new sectors statewide in prevention; link with national efforts.

National Children’s Advocacy Centers National prevention adviser

Youth Protection Expert Panel, Boy Scouts of America, 1995-2006  On screen moderator for training video on child abuse, consultant on related educational materials

Pillsbury Neighborhood Theater; Advisory Board (2000-on going)

Sexual Health & Responsibility Program  (SHARP Kenwood Therapy Center) to develop transformative responses to technology facilitated sexual behavior problems/crimes and strengthen strategic prevention  efforts between clinicians and prevention advocates

National Center  for Missing & Exploited Children, Prevention Strategic Planning, Consultation to develop national coalition for prevention and Consultation to conduct an internal assessment of prevention related efforts.

Consultations with state offices, schools, restaurants, entertainment clubs, coffee shops, faith centers around employee conflicts, sexual behavior problems & boundary violations in the workplace.

Center for Disease Control, Injury & Violence Prevention Division – Consultant on safety in youth serving organizations, faculty at national regional sexual violence prevention conferences

Illinois Sexual Assault Coalition: Consult and Write-up 7 programs evaluation has shown as most effective

Restorative Justice/Circle Dialogue: lead consultant/trainer, Minneapolis Public Schools (2001-2003)

Sexual Violence Prevention, Pilot Project, St. Paul Schools (MN Dept. of Health/CDC Grant): lead consultant/trainer/program design (2001-2003)

Jacob Wetterling Foundation – Internet Safety Project (MN Dept. of Health/CDC Grant): Partner/consultant (2001-2003)

Vitus – Sexual Abuse Prevention/Catholic Church, Video for Parents (on camera prevention expert  along with David Finkelhor and Barbara Bonner (2003)

MN Alternative Association of Schools, Lead trainer/ Restorative Justice, Circle Dialogues, (2002/2003)

Central High School and St. Paul Schools Consultant on Sexual Violence in the schools and managing trauma (after an in school rape) (2000-2002)

Make the Peace Statewide Mass Media Campaign:  Director of Community Outreach; Consultant for Lynch Jarvis Jones Ad & Marketing Firm, Producers of the Campaign with MN Department of Pubic Safety (1995-2001)

Stop It Now, MN; Advisory Board Member (2000- 2008)

Women Ventures, Intergenerational Advisory Committee (1999-2000)

Ramsey County Public Health Nurses:  Consultant with staff regarding sexual abuse training for nurses doing home visits (2000 -)

Department Children Learning and Families Develop statewide guidelines for schools on violence prevention, restorative justice, and successful parent involvement in school; (1995/1996)               

National Alliance of Youth Sports, Youth Protection Summit, Host Summit, Present and Write Up Results, Consultant to develop Child Protection Program for youth Sports, Summer, 1995, 1996

Mpls. Public Schools - Touch Policy Study and Recommendations, Spring, 1995

League of Women Voter's- update '90 study on viol. prevention

Dept. of Public Safety – Consultant on the development of a statewide plan on violence prevention (1995)

Hazelton, expert consultation of videotape for children K-3 on bullying & and on screen moderator; consultant on other violence prevention initiatives (1994)

University of MN, to training student leaders on Sexual Harassment and Violence Prevention (1994, 1995)

Minneapolis Public Schools, Co-Chair Violence Prevention Committee (1993, 1994)

Institute for Child and Adolescent Sexual Health, Survey sexual health and sexual violence resources in MN and make recommendations. (1994)

Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission, design and educational campaign, "Barriers to Girls and Women in Sports", coordinate the mass media effort with WCCO-TV. (1993)

MN Children's Trust Fund, "Keeping Child Abuse Out of Child Sports", an educational campaign. (1993)

Faculty - Saint Mary's College, Graduate Program, Courses include:  Child Sexual Abuse and its Prevention, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Child Sexual Harassment (Under development).

Faculty - University of MN, Violence and its Prevention: Part I (Children), Part II, (Adolescents), Part III (Adults).

Co-Chair Policy Transition Committee on Youth, Education and Safety for Mayor Sayles Belton (1992/93)

Contact: Cordelia Anderson
Sensibilities Prevention Services
3118 West Lake Street # 431
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

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