Andrew Pari

Sexual Assault Awareness, LLC

Andrew Pari has been called the "nation's leading authority" on the arousal mechanism in sexual violence. Founder and Director of Sexual Assault Awareness, LLC, he is one of NASW's experts on sexual assault, providing professional training/consultation for law enforcement, prosecutors, and mental health professionals. He hosted the largest public discussions ever on sexual violence, and is moderator for two online survivor forums on rape and recovery. Pari is a sought after speaker, the former director of the psychiatric emergency/crisis unit for West Los Angeles, and creator/host of the Los Angeles radio show, "Chasing the Why", the first mental health show hosted by a Social Worker since the 1990s.