San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment (San Diego Conference)

Venue: The Town & Country Hotel and Convention Center

Location: San Diego, California, United States

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
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Description

Who We Are
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’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.

Event Description
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’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.

Audience
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.

Faculty
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.

Accreditation
Children’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.

Venue

Additional Information

Rates INDIVIDUAL RATE $445 before Dec. 1; $495 after Dec. 1 GROUP RATE - 5 or more from the same program qualifies. Rate is per person. Provide a registration form for each attendee or a group list to the Registration Coordinator. $395 before Dec. 1; $450 after Dec. 1 STUDENT/INTERN/RESIDENT (with letter from program or current valid student ID) $350 INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEE (resident of a foreign country with passport) $350 RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTERS, ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP SPEAKERS, U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL $350 DAILY RATE $125 PRECONFERENCE INSTITUTES Prices to be determined