Call for abstracts: End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) 2014 Conference

Type: 
Call for Abstracts
Deadline: 
Friday, June 7, 2013
Description: 

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is inviting abstracts for presentations to be given at our 2014 conference, to be held on April 22-24, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  EVAWI’s international conference promotes innovative techniques, unique approaches, and promising practices in responding to crimes of violence against women. The EVAWI conference takes a multi-disciplinary approach to training, bringing together all members of the first responder team.

We are seeking proposals for presentations that meet the conference objectives, which are to:

  • Improve the care and response to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking;
  • Improve collaboration among first responders through a multi-disciplinary approach;
  • Improve the prosecution of all perpetrators of violence against women;
  • Promote effective prevention and risk reduction programs

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Quality and originality;
  • Relevance to the field and multiple disciplines;
  • The extent to which the presentation identifies and addresses current and emerging issues facing first responders;
  • Contribution to the body of research in the field (i.e. proposals backed by scientific research will be given preference).

All workshops are 90 minutes in length.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, June 7, 2013

To submit a proposal, use this form or visit the website at:  http://www.evawintl.org/abstracts.aspx.

Selected presenters will receive a complimentary registration, two nights' hotel accommodations, as well as travel expenses.