Join hundreds of representatives from communities around the world as we learn from and collaborate with leaders in the field, share our successes and challenges, and create powerful and long-lasting partnerships that further our mission to erradicate domestic abuse from our homes and our communities.
The conference features networking opportunities to share best practices, expert-lead sessions on the latest topics in the field, skills-building workshops, and advocacy day on Capitol Hill.
For more than a decade, NIJ’s annual conference has brought together criminal justice scholars, policymakers, and practitioners at the local, state and federal levels to share the most recent findings from research and technology.
The conference showcases what works, what doesn't work and what the research shows as promising. It puts a heavy emphasis on the benefits to researchers and practitioners who work together to create effective evidence-based policies and practices. The DNA Grantees Workshop, formerly a separate event, is now an integral part of the NIJ Conference. Combining the former DNA Grantees Workshop with the NIJ Conference allows us to feature innovations in forensic sciences and related policy and resource issues. Who Should Attend
Researchers interested in criminal justice
Policymakers responsible for shaping public safety or social services
Practitioners in criminal justice interested in technology and DNA
Students interested in criminal justice issues
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It will showcase what works, what doesn't, and what research shows as promising. New developments in technology that increase public safety will be featured. The conference emphasizes benefits to researchers and practitioners who work together to develop effective evidence-based policies and practices. (NIJ)
Who should attend: *Researchers interested in criminal justice *Policymakers responsible for shaping public safty or social services *Practitioners in criminal justice *Students interrested in criminal justice issues The National Institute of Justice's annual confreence brings together criminal justice scholars, policymakers, and practioners at the local State, and Federal levels to share the most recent findings from research and technology. The conference showcases what works, what doesn't work, and what the research shows as promising. The 2008 conference will also include NIJ's Annual DNA Grantees Workshop, which will provide a forum on the needs of DNA crime laboratiries and new technological innovations.
This program will discuss the rationale for expanding one’s clinical repertoire to adjust to the child’s needs. We will review the evidence-based practices for children, discuss best practices and explore a range of directive and non-directive strategies, including play therapy, that encourage children’s expression and intervene with problems and concerns. firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about cognitive-behavioral therapy for traumatized children and their families, including strategies to intervene with children and their parents. The rationale for this treatment model is presented and along with a description of the treatment procedures, which are stress management, psycho-education, gradual exposure, cognitive processing, and parental interventions.
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance is excited to sponsor a 2-day conference addressing the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence. This conference will showcase innovative primary prevention projects from across North America, as well as highlighting Virginia-based prevention initiatives.
Dr. Henry Lee and Dr. Michael Baden, two of the country's top forensic scientists, will share their individual and collective expertise to help the participants understand the importance of the body as evidence as it relates to sexually violent crimes.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Additional Information: A week-long Child Forensic Interview Clinic that provides an unparalleled intensive training opportunity for professionals responsible for investigative interviews with children in suspected abuse cases. Appropriate for those just beginning as well as those with some experience. The APSAC Clinics present a balanced review of several prominent interview models and bring some of the most well-known national experts together to teach and facilitate practice interviews which are critiqued and videotaped. The Clinic culminates with a Mock Court experience for attendees.
Participants include: law enforcement investigators, child interviewers, CPS investigators, social workers, and any other professional responsible for investigative interviews with children in suspected child abuse cases
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is proud to announce the 7th Annual Eastern Conference on Child Sexual Abuse Treatment. The goal of the conference is to provide a wide range of information on the latest developments and treatment methods and to suggest improved ways of dealing with the day-to-day challenges that occur in working with child sexual abuse. Therapists, child protection workers, attorneys, law enforcement officers, medical professionals, and anyone with a need to know more about child sexual abuse treatment will benefit from the conference.
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