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.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center & Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
A National Conference on Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention
The National Sexual Assault Conference is a three-day, advocacy-based conference providing advanced training opportunities and information to sexual violence prevention educators, anti-sexual violence advocates, counselors, health care professionals, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, social workers, psychologists, and public health workers.
The conference will provide a forum for dialogues on sexual violence prevention and intervention as well as offer advanced training and professional growth opportunities.
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