This conference is by invitation only. The agenda for the conference includes special tracks for law enforcement, media/broadcasters, AMBER Alert Coordinators, tribal communities, and Child Abduction Response Teams. Additionally, the conference will feature a family-victims roundtable, an AMBER in Indian Country Cluster Meeting, a special session with AMBER Alert Coordinators from Mexico and Canada, and a 1-day workshop for Child Abduction Response Teams.
Speakers will include Erin Runnion, a mother from Orange County whose daughter, Samantha, was abducted and murdered, and who now operates a nonprofit organization advocating for missing children; Mark Simpson, original investigator in the Amber Hagerman case; Charles Bierbauer, former CNN news anchor; Sheriff Sandra Hutchens of Orange County; Bob Hoever from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children; David Diggs from CTIA, the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry; and Ron Laney, Associate Administrator of OJJDP's Child Protection Division
Join fellow law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, faith community members, educators and others in this two-and-a-half-day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues in sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking.
Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice; Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice; and the Verizon Foundation
The 11th Annual International FJC Conference, "Dream Big…Change the World” hosted by the Family Justice Center Alliance, will include discussions on issues related to the handling of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse and stalking cases in the context of the Family Justice Center model. The Alliance welcomes law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, shelter staff, community-based victim advocates, civil attorneys, judges, counselors, policy makers, elected officials, board members, survivors, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, educators, and all others interested in the future of family violence prevention. The conference faculty includes nationally and internationally recognized subject matter experts, advocates, and survivors. This conference will focus on leadership, accountability to survivors, guiding principles and promising practices in the rapidly evolving national and international movement toward Family Justice Centers and other approaches to co-located, multidisciplinary services for victims of family violence and their children. The conference will also include practical, hands-on training for police officers, prosecutors, advocates, and medical professionals in the day to day handling of domestic violence and sexual assault cases. This year’s conference will be in partnership with the National District Attorneys Association, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse. Professionals from the child abuse and domestic violence intervention and prevention fields will be able to network and cross-train while attending various shared sessions.
Lace up your running shoes and join thousands of Sacramento community members at the Kaiser Women’s Fitness Festival benefiting WEAVE. Now in its seventh year, the event is the largest women’s-only run in the region!
Join fellow law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, medical personnel, faith community members, educators and others for this conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues in sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking.
The 2012 National H.E.A.T. Conference is a comprehensive event designed to enhance the capacity of law enforcement and practitioners to combat commercial sex trafficking of children (CSEC).The conference is designed to provide those professionals who intersect with children put into the commercial sex trade with the opportunity to identify the complex problems and strategic solutions for responding to CSEC victims, investigations and cases.
In January 2009, join us in San Diego for the 23rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.
The San Diego Conference focuses on multi-disciplinary best-practice efforts to prevent, if possible, or otherwise to investigate, treat, and prosecute child and family maltreatment.
The objective of the San Diego Conference is to develop and enhance professional skills and knowledge in the prevention, recognition, assessment and treatment of all forms of maltreatment including those related to family violence and substance abuse as well as to enhance investigative and legal skills. Issues concerning support for families, prevention, leadership, policy making and translating the latest research into action are also addressed.
Two Conferences Within A Conference: California Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Institute
Significant developments are occurring throughout the nation in all fields regarding Drug Endangered Children (DEC). The purpose of this institute is to advance knowledge and practice standards for professionals specializing in this important field. The institute features workshops on community drug intervention strategies and the roles of law enforcement, social workers, and prosecutors in ensuring coordinated intervention for optimal outcomes. The medical, mental health, and neurodevelopmental outcomes for children are also the focus of this institute. Program sustainability and recent research are additional highlights.
Clinical Forensic Medicine Institute Clinical forensic medicine is rapidly emerging as a field of specialized clinical practice, training, and research. Clinical forensic medicine addresses the interface of medicine and the law. The California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center at UC Davis is on the cutting edge of this field statewide, nationally, and internationally. Interpersonal violence has given rise to this developing branch of science. Our vision is to provide leadership and support for the development of this interdisciplinary, subspecialty field. This institute supports that vision by: teaching victim centered approaches; promoting the team approach for clinical forensic medical care; endorsing and supporting victim advocacy; promoting scientific, evidence based practice; and collaborating with all involved disciplines.
The Twenty-Eighth Annual UC Davis National Child Abuse and Neglect Conference and accompanying institutes are designed for professionals involved in the investigation, evaluation, and treatment of abused and neglected children and triers of fact. The conference is planned to advance knowledge and practice standards of professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, social work, mental health, and criminal and juvenile justice.
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