Last week I told you about the San Diego child abuse conference in January.  If you want more options, here’s another great conference –

The 40th International Symposium on Child Abuse.
March 18-21, 2024 
Huntsville, AL
Info and registration

The fully in-person 40th International Symposium on Child Abuse will offer more than 100 workshops. The agenda is designed with specific fields in mind, including Administration, MDT, Forensic Interviewing, Law Enforcement, Medical, Mental Health/Treatment, Prosecution/Legal, Secondary Traumatic Stress, Prevention, Intervention, and Victim Advocacy.

The International Symposium on Child Abuse is a premier conference providing expert training and networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field. This conference is unique in addressing 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. Child abuse professionals also learn important techniques to manage the impact of vicarious trauma.

Explore New, Innovative Sessions at the 40th International Symposium on Child Abuse!

New in 2024:

Relieving Reluctance: Holding Space for Appropriate Reactions Through the Disclosure Process in a Forensic Interview
Ali Alstott, LCSW, National Criminal Justice Training Center

How to Empower Latino Parents to Talk with Kids about Internet Safety
Alejandra Monroy, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Corroborating Evidence in Child Sexual Assault
Bill Fulbright, JD, Ravalli County Attorney

Shaping Best Practices: Implementing Pre- and Post-Forensic Interview Structures to Boost MDT Collaboration
Greg Flett, MSW, Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center
Christina Rouse, MSW, Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center

Secure your seat and register for Symposium today!
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Don’t forget to add on a Pre-Conference Workshop!

No Stumbling Block Churches: Congregational Considerations for Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
Rev. Carrie Walker Nettles, MDiv, VSP, Julie Valentine Center

Dr. Jay Kieve, D.Min, Th.M. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Pride and Progress: Informing and Enhancing Professional Response to LGBTQ+ Youth for Better Outcomes
Jimmy Widdifield, Jr., LPC, National Children’s Advocacy Center

Issues in Forensic Interviewing: When Science Doesn’t Have the Answers
Linda Cordisco Steele, M.Ed., LPC, National Children’s Advocacy Center