Date/Time: 
02/22/2010 (All day) to 02/23/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Description: 

"Make Prevention Your Priority"
A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.
Featured Speakers:

Bruce Perry, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Perry is the Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. A focus of his work has been the development of innovative clinical and systemic programs and practices based upon emerging concepts regarding child development and neurodevelopment. These programs are in partnership with multiple sectors of the community and in context of public-private partnerships which help catalyze systemic change within the primary institutions that work with high-risk children such as child protective services, mental health, public education and juvenile justice.

Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH

Dr. Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Temple University and earned his MD and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Giardino co-authored " Child Abuse, a Quick Reference for Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals".

Sgt. Bill Davis (Ret.)

Bill Davis is a 36-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department.  During his tenure he spent twenty years with the Juvenile Division and the Sex Crimes Unit, specializing in child abuse in child abuse and sex crimes investigation.  He has investigated over 7000 child abuse and sex crimes incidents.  As a lecturer he has presented to over 170,000 people and published in state and national publications. Sgt Davis has been involved with preventing child abuse and the PCAT Conferences for over twenty years. He also authored the book " So Innocent yet So Dead".

Date/Time: 
02/24/2010 (All day) to 02/26/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV)
Description: 

National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan: Forging a Shared Agenda

Goals for 2010 Summit:

  • Identify gaps and issues facing the field of interpersonal violence prevention
  • Integration of research, practice and policy to affect public awareness
  • Training/mentoring, community action/capacity building
  • Speakers, workshops, papers and poster session focusing on:
    • Children Exposed to Violence
    • Child Maltreatment
    • Intimate Partner Violence
    • Sexual Violence
    • Teen / Youth Violence
    • Community Violence
    • Substance Abuse
    • Diverse / Cross Cutting Issues
    • and much more.....
  • Moving from dialogue to action
  • Cost-effective conference with state-of-the-science information
  • Networking and collaborating emphasized
  • Multidisciplinary and multicultural strategies
  • Up to 19 hours of CE provided by the Institute on the Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)

The Summit is an event of the The National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan, an overarching group of organizations, agencies, coalitions and groups that embrace a national, multi-disciplinary and multicultural commitment to violence prevention across the lifespan.

LIMITED REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Please contact:
Malou Indon
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
858-527-1860 x 4270
mindon@alliant.edu

REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS FEBRUARY 19, 2010
Agenda and Online Registration

DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE AT SHERATON DALLAS HOTEL
Address: 400 North Olive Street, Dallas TX 75201/ Ph: (214) 922-8000
Rate: $ 119 + taxes (Single or Double)

ONLINE RESERVATION or call: 1-888-627-8191(Reference: National Summit on Violence and Abuse)

DISCOUNTED AIRPORT- HOTEL SHUTTLE
National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse attendees will receive the rate of $15 per person one way or $28 roundtrip by either using the ONLINE RESERVATION or calling 1-800-258-3826 and referencing group code: CMBG3

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Summit Conference
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
10065 Old Grove Road, Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92131
858-527-1860 x 4030
ivatconf@alliant.edu
www.npeiv.org

 

Date/Time: 
02/28/2010 (All day) to 03/04/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
South Padre Island
Postal Code: 
78597
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)
Description: 

The theme for this year’s conference is Leading the Change: Advocacy in Action. In addition to the general workshops, there will be specialized trainings in primary prevention, diversity and volunteer management.

Date/Time: 
09/30/2009 (All day) to 10/03/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Dallas
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
Description: 

This conference will offer symposia, workshop presentations, poster sessions, discussion groups, and advanced clinics relating to issues in both victim and perpetrator research and treatment.

Date/Time: 
04/23/2008 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
City: 
Austin
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Voices Against Violence
Date/Time: 
08/04/2008 (All day) to 08/08/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Houston
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Children's Advocacy Center
Description: 

This training is specifically designed for child interviewers who are proficient in Spanish and conduct some or all of their interviews in Spanish. The instruction will be presented in both English and Spanish. Small group work and discussions will be conducted in Spanish only. Background of interviewers may be law enforcement, child protective service workers, or employees of Children's Advocacy Centers.
In this session, you will:

- examine current theories and practice related to the structure of child forensic interviews.
- apply lessons from research and practice with English-speaking children to interviews of children whose first language is not English.
- explore the alternatives for serving Spanish-speaking children and their families in a multi-system process.
- develop and refine interviewing skills during a Child Interview Practicum with Spanish-speaking children.
- identify Spanish words and phrases commonly used in interviews that do not clearly translate into English.
- examine the use of interpreters both with children and within an English-speaking system.
- explore wellness and burnout issues that relate to working with maltreated children.
- learn new approaches to wellness and self-care.

Faculty for this training include Pauline Lucero Esquivel, MA, LMSW, LPCC; Maria Rosales-Lambert; and Linda Cordisco Steele, MEd, LPC; as well as others with expertise in working with Latino populations and child abuse investigations.
Registration fee: $949.00
If you have additional questions contact Ericka Pollitt at 256-327-3746 or epollitt@nationalcac.org
 
 

Date/Time: 
08/11/2008 (All day) to 08/14/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Dallas
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and Dallas Police Department
Description: 

The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental agencies or nonprofit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime. The management of the conference reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual who does not meet these criteria.

Date/Time: 
09/17/2008 (All day) to 09/20/2008 (All day)
Location
City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Description: 

2008 Assembly Purpose & Objectives

The purpose of the 16th Annual Scientific Assembly is to put state-of-the-art science into action and create best practices for forensic nursing across the world and across the lifespan.

At the end of the Assembly, the participant will be able to:

1.) Apply knowledge of forensic nursing care across the lifespan.
2.)Identify resources for supporting forensic nursing professional practice.
3.)Recognize sources of knowledge for evidence based practice.
4.)Compare and contrast innovative forensic nursing practice skills and strategies.
5.)Support the advancement of global forensic nursing practices.

 

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