Events Calendar

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The 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Saturday, March 7, 2015
Location: 
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC
Sponsoring Agency: 
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Description: 

This advanced-level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.

Brochure: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2015/brochure.pdf
Registration: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2015/registration.asp. Register before January 30, 2015 for early-bird rates!

For more information, visit the conference website at http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2015 or email marketing.ipce@ubc.ca to get on the list to receive updates.
 

7th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Saturday, March 21, 2015
Location: 
Washington, DC
Sponsoring Agency: 
Futures Without Violence
Description: 

The 7th 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 family violence experts from across the U.S. with increased international participation. Workshops, scientific posters, and plenary sessions highlight the latest research and most innovative clinical responses to domestic violence, with a focus on the work being done by physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, nurse midwives, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, domestic violence experts, researchers and others. The Conference is primarily funded by the Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family & Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

Date: 
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Location: 
Tampa, Florida
Sponsoring Agency: 
Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida
Description: 

Known widely as "The Tampa Conference," this annual gathering of more than 500 researchers, evaluators, policy-makers, administrators, parents, and advocates provides a forum where participants can:

  • Learn, inform, network, and discuss issues related to research, policy, and practice.
  • Explore behavioral health topics from a systems and community perspective.
  • Discover new research and policy ideas that are individualized, community-defined, evidence-based, culturally/linguistically competent, family- driven, and youth-guided.
  • Hear an outstanding line-up of speakers who are leading researchers and advocates in the field.

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, in partnership with the Children's Mental Health Network, the National Wraparound Initiative, the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health, and the Institute for Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

31st International Symposium on Child Abuse

Date: 
Monday, March 23, 2015 - Thursday, March 26, 2015
Location: 
Huntsville, AL
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Children’s Advocacy Center
Description: 

The International Symposium on Child Abuse has hosted and trained professionals in the field of child abuse, maltreatment, and prevention for over 30 years and continues to be one of the leading child abuse conference worldwide.  Symposium offers over 130 workshops 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.    Each year the International Symposium on Child Abuse welcomes more than 1,000 participants from around the world belonging to a variety of backgrounds, organizations, and agencies.  Workshop tracks are designed specifically for Administration, Child Protective Services, Interviewing, Law Enforcement, Legal, Medical, Mental Health/Treatment, Prevention, Victim Advocacy, and Wellness.  In addition to offering 10 workshop sessions for multidisciplinary professionals working in the child maltreatment arena, there will be multiple international sessions and events throughout Symposium.  The 31st International Symposium on Child Abuse will have a special focus on the international growth of the multidisciplinary team model.