San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment (San Diego Conference)
|Event Date/Time: Jan 25, 2010||End Date/Time: Jan 29, 2010|
|Registration Date: Jan 25, 2010|
|Early Registration Date: Dec 01, 2009|
|Abstract Submission Date: Apr 15, 2009|
|Paper Submission Date: Apr 15, 2009|
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Childrenâ€™s Hospital-San Diego is a large, comprehensive, multidisciplinary agency which serves families experiencing abuse, trauma and interpersonal violence, throughout the United States and around the world. The organization possesses expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child maltreatment, including the effects of domestic violence and substance abuse. Since 1976, the Chadwick Center has led the field in promoting Best Practices. We proudly present the 24th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Childrenâ€™s Hospital-San Diego present the 24th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.
The conference is directed to an international and multidisciplinary audience from the fields of medicine, mental health, interviewing, child welfare, research, law, investigation, and education.
Experts from around the world provide the latest research, practical experience, and skill building workshops founded on evidence-based practices, ensuring quality practice and programs.
Workshops address issues covering investigations; prevention with emphasis on foster care; trauma treatment; Child Advocacy Centers and leadership topics; measurements in child abuse, ethics and law (licensure course for social workers), diversity issues (LGBTQ youth); cultural issues with Arab families and traditions; information technology; innovative adolescent topics; international global lectures; the Internet and child sexual exploitation plus a weeklong specialized training on Child Abuse Investigations sponsored by OJJDP.
Abbreviated list of topics:
Offering workshops on trauma treatment concepts and intervention, medicine, forensic interviewing, child welfare, adolescent issues, law, investigations, leadership, prevention, measurements in child abuse, cultural issues, public policy and research.
A multidisciplinary audience from the fields of medicine, mental health, interviewing, child welfare, advocacy, law, law enforcement, administration, education, family support, public policy and research.
Our distinguished international faculty of more than 230 invited subject matter experts will present BEST PRACTICE SKILL-BUILDING workshops. Registrants will have opportunities to network informally with the faculty and with colleagues from around the world.
Childrenâ€™s Hospital-San Diego is an accredited sponsor of continuing education activities up to 30 CEUs.
By attending a preconference institute, additional CEUs are available.