26th Annual San Diego Conference on Cild & Family Maltreatment (Child and Family Mal)
|Event Date/Time: Jan 21, 2012||End Date/Time: Jan 27, 2012|
|Registration Date: Jan 20, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Dec 01, 2011|
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Childrenâ€™s Hospital-San Diego is a large, comprehensive, multidisciplinary Child Advocacy Center which serves families experiencing abuse, trauma and interpersonal violence. The organization possesses expertise in the research, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child and family maltreatment, including the effects of domestic violence and substance abuse. Since 1976, the Chadwick Center has led the field in promoting Best Practices.
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Childrenâ€™s Hospital-San Diego present the 26th 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, prevention and education.
More than 230 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.
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 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.
Workshops address issues covering medical core and advanced issues; legal; investigations, computer hi-tech Training, mental health, trauma treatment concept, forensic interviewing, research, research, prevention and child welfare, child advocacy center management and leadership topics, cultural issues, professional wellness and global perspective lectures.
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 28.5 CEUs.
By attending pre/postconference institutes and trainings, 4 to 23.5 additional CEU/CMSs are available.