The Center for Court Innovation and the Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Center for court Innovation and the Bureau of Justice Assistance are offering a unique opportunity to learn more about community justice and other criminal justice innovations. Community Justice 2012, the International Conference of Community Courts will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC, on January 21-February 2, 2012. this multidisciplinary conference is intended for judges, police officials, attorneys, community corrections officials, court administrators, victim advocates, community organizers, and others interested in criminal justice reform. It will provide participants with both hands-on tools to improve their work and access to cutting-edge research in the field.
There is no registration fee for the conference, but space is limited. Continuing legal education credits will be available.
APA and ABA are joining together to co-sponsor this continuing education national conference, addressing the broad range of issues related to the exposure of children, youth and families to violence in and around the home, community and society.The conference will:
Present nearly 40 plenary and invited sessions addressing prevention and intervention.
Focus on violence across individual, family, community and social contexts.
Have broad appeal to psychologists, attorneys, judges, legal scholars, behavioral and social science scholars, social workers, and other professionals in legal, mental health, social service and education fields.
Offer continuing education credits to both psychologists and attorneys (CE and CLE).
Close with a networking session, to give participants an opportunity to exchange information and views about critical issues and promote strategies for addressing violence.
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