Nov
19
Tue
Thirty-Sixth Annual Adult Protective Services Conference
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day

Adult Protective Services’ (APS) mission is to protect older adults and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation in the community.

The theme of this year’s APS Conference is, Protecting Vulnerable Adults is Everyone’s Business. “It’s Everyone’s Business” is our established and ongoing campaign which aims to educate the public on how to recognize abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of this vulnerable population and how to become an agent of positive change.

As with this campaign, this year’s conference seeks to inform, strengthen partnerships, educate, and increase understanding about the population we serve and how we can better serve them.

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Dec
3
Tue
The Cornell-Penn IDA: An Interview Tool for Assessing Decisional Ability of Individuals at Risk
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Interview for Decisional Ability (IDA) tool was originally designed for use by APS and has potential to be more widely used in venues like nursing homes, medical practices, etc. The webinar will introduce the Cornell-Penn IDA (Interview for Decisional Ability) and explain how it was developed from inception through roll out and evaluation. The webinar will particularly focus on the need for a standardized tool to assess decisional ability, the basic principles of the interview tool and how and when it is best utilized. In addition, the webinar will describe the training curriculum and results of recent research on the tools validity. A short video demonstrating the interview will accompany the presentation. Lessons learned and future directions followed by audience Q+A will complete the presentation.

This webinar will be presented by Veronica LoFaso, MD, Robert Abrams, MD, and Pamela Ansell, MSW.

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Dec
4
Wed
National Training Institute 2019
Dec 4 – Dec 6 all-day

The National Center for Victims of Crime’s annual training conference emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. NTI is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. Proposals are due December 17, 2018.

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Feb
26
Wed
2020 USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse
Feb 26 – Feb 28 all-day

The mission of the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse is to create safe and healthy environments for all elders, here and across the world, by bringing thought leaders, activists, caregivers, researchers, lawmakers, and other stakeholders together to share findings, strategize solutions, and help shape and propel the field of elder abuse and justice.

Program coming soon.

As part of the USC Judith D. Tamkin Symposium on Elder Abuse’s mission, we are pleased to offer travel awards for students through the Tamkin Scholar Award. The goal of this award is to stimulate interest in elder abuse research and to help students attend the symposium.  This award will include a stipend to be used towards hotel accommodations, travel and registration for the symposium.  Awards will be provided to applicants that demonstrate a strong interest in elder abuse.

Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled in a Graduate, Doctoral, or Postdoctoral program.

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Mar
18
Wed
Freedom Network USA Human Trafficking Conference 2020
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day

Holding Space: Innovation and Values in Anti-Trafficking Work

The 2020 FNUSA Conference will take place on March 18-19 in Miami, FL. This year we will explore how anti-trafficking work has grown and evolved since the passage of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act in 2000. Twenty years later, survivors are receiving more compassionate and effective services and advocates have forged pathways to influence policy. Community leaders across the country are developing new approaches, tools, and partnerships to address human trafficking. These innovations are changing the way we work together and our collective impact.

However, some challenges linger. Survivors still fight for a seat at the table, collaboration remains difficult, and entire populations are overlooked and underserved. As awareness of human trafficking increases, prosecutions are down and human rights protections are being stripped away. Using conference sessions, networking time, and physical space, we will confront these challenges and build solutions that are intersectional, representative, and rooted in human rights.

Mar
22
Sun
2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice
Mar 22 – Mar 25 all-day

Vital and important educational opportunity  for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system. This conference will explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in the delinquency system.

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Mar
23
Mon
Thirty-Sixth Annual International Symposium on Child Abuse
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day

The International Symposium on Child Abuse is a premiere conference that provides expert training and numerous networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field, and is one of the few conferences that addresses all aspects of child maltreatment, including, but not limited to, physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exposure to violence, poly-victimization, exploitation, intervention, trafficking, and prevention.

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Apr
5
Sun
ResilienceCon 2020
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

ResilienceConis a new approach to conferences that offers a variety of traditional and innovative formats. ResilienceCon is an international conference that offers opportunities to interact with colleagues who are interested in strengths-based approaches to understanding, preventing, and responding to violence and other adversities. 

Join us in Nashville for ResilienceCon 2020! ResilienceCon™ focuses on strengths-based approaches for research, prevention, and intervention on violence and other adversities. All ResilienceCon sessions are interview-based. Every session makes time for moderated interviews of the presenters, followed by an audience Q&A.  The format makes space for:

    • Great conversations

    • Where participants hear about lessons learned, professional stories

    • What it really takes to successfully implement a project or intervention.

ResilienceCon is targeted to Social Workers, Psychologists, Mental Health Professionals, students, and related fields such as education, sociology, criminology, and public health.  The program offers content at Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels.

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Apr
14
Tue
2020 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan
Apr 14 – Apr 16 all-day

EVAWI’s annual conferences focuses on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse. We consistently bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers and others in this three-day conference highlighting promising practices and emerging issues to effectively respond to these crimes in all of our communities.

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LEARN: Improve your skills by learning about the latest topics and best-practices from dynamic, highly respected experts in the field.

CONNECT:
Try out the newest products and technology from our conference exhibitors, while collaborating among criminal justice and community professionals.

RE-ENERGIZE: Refuel your passion to make a difference for victims of gender-based violence and take that energy back to implement change in your own community.

CELEBRATE: Join us in honoring our annual Visionary award, Professional Impact award, and Media Excellence award recipients.

With three full days of training offering 6 general sessions, a choice of 60 workshops and over 100 presenters, you are sure to learn something you can bring home and apply on the job. Moreover, with over 2,200 professionals expected to attend, you can anticipate countless opportunities to meet, rejuvenate and share ideas with other colleagues.

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Registration will open in fall 2019.

2020 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan

Apr
28
Tue
9th Annual National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day

Focused on the intersections of health and domestic, sexual, and intimate violence, the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence brings together the nation’s leading medical, public health and family violence experts from across the U.S. with increased international participation. The Conference presents the most recent research and promising community, clinical, advocacy and public health practices to address and prevent violence.

The 9th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence aims to advance the health care system’s response to domestic violence. The conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health, and anti-violence advocates and activists from across the U.S. with increased international participation.

  • Abstract submissions due July 29th, 2019 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
  • Pre-Conference Institutes Tuesday, April 28, 2020
  • Two-Day Conference Wednesday, April 29- Thursday, April 30, 2020

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