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The Kempe Center Summer Institute on Child Protection

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015
Denver, CO
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Kempe Center

In 1993, the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect declared child abuse and neglect a "national emergency." More than 20 years later, child abuse and neglect continue to be a serious and prevalent public health problem. In the United States alone, 3 million reports of child abuse and neglect involving more than 6 million children are made each year. Many more go unreported. Without appropriate and timely intervention, research suggests that these children may experience long-term health problems.

The Kempe Center is launching a Summer Institute on Child Protection from July 6-24, 2015 in Denver, CO.  The Institute is for individuals interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in research, clinical practice, leadership and policy related to child abuse and neglect and family violence.  The short course, highly interactive format will provide ample opportunity to network with faculty, other participants, and special guests.  Contact us for course descriptions, faculty, tuition and registration procedures at or go to our website at
Don’t delay -- Registration is now open!
The Summer Institute is designed to improve knowledge, practice, and policy related to the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect and family violence. Participants will learn the latest approaches in research, clinical services, prevention and administration. Through special events, participants will have an opportunity to network with each other and with faculty.

The Summer Institute is designed for the following professionals who have an interest in child abuse and neglect:
•    Physician
•    Physician's Assistant
•    Advanced Practice Nurse
•    Allied Health Professional
•    Social Worker
•    Behavioral Health Professional
•    Educator
•    Researcher
•    Community Leader
•    Child Advocate
•    Public or Private Human Service Administrator
•    Graduate student
•    Post-Doctoral fellow

APSAC's Annual Colloquium

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - Saturday, July 25, 2015
Boston, MA
Sponsoring Agency: 

Our vision is for a world where all maltreated or at-risk children and their families have access to the highest level of professional commitment and service. Our mission is achieved in a number of ways, most notably through expert training and educational activities, policy leadership and collaboration, and consultation that emphasizes theoretically sound, evidence-based principles.

Come join us in the celebration of this vision and commitment to supporting and training professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence. Through the hard work and dedication of our members, APSAC has grown into a multidisciplinary group of professionals, who also are our friends, families, colleagues and leading experts on the prevention and intervention of child abuse in the United States.

2015 Juvenile Justice Youth Summit, "The Time is Now: Creating Change with Young Emerging Leaders."

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015
Washington, DC
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The Youth Summit brings together emerging leaders (ages 17-25) interested in juvenile justice reform. Over two days, these next generation leaders gain a better understanding of the current juvenile justice system, examine trending reform topics, and participate in various skill-building, hands-on activities.
Click here to see the draft agenda and learn more about the content sessions and activities we will offer.
Registration is now open
! Register by April 30 for get the early bird discount rate! CJJ has a room block reserved at The Liaison Hotel for $189/night. To make your reservation you can call (866) 233-4642 or click here. Please reference the "Coalition for Juvenile Justice" group when making reservations or provide the following reservation ID: 15CJJ.

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