Decades of work have shown that the most effective way to harness the fight against child abuse is through collaboration on resources and efforts. This congress will focus on building partnerships and the best ways to integrate human resources in order to prevent, detect and to effectively intervene with child abuse and neglect around the globe.
Congress presentations will fall into the following streams:
- Multidisciplinary and partnership responses
- Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment
- Developing the Evidence Base (new and emerging research)
- Child Rights and Child Abuse Prevention
- Child Exploitation and Cultural Differences in Maltreatment
Introducing! A full-day Skills Building stream with sessions on sexual abuse, physical abuse, mental health, neglect, multi disciplinary approaches, offenders and legal issues.
To register and find schedules, content and information as it develops, please go to the Congress Website at http://www.ispcan2012.org/
Who should attend?
The conference will be relevant and valuable for a diverse range of professionals and practitioners involved in:
- Statutory child protection
- Early childhood and child care
- Legal, law enforcement and crime prevention
- Health – including nursing and medicine
- Therapy – including psychology, psychiatry and counselling
- Community relations
- Family violence
- Social work
- Policy and government
- Youth development
- Community development
- Communication – including media, advocacy and social marketing
Pre-congress Forum events
Countries in Transition Pre-congress Forum:
Expanding Our Horizons for Child Protection (Çocuk Korumada Ufukları Genişletmek)
This is a skills-building day with panel discussions on ciritcal focuses followed by a choice of concurrent discussions on a variety of related topics. The Forum is designed specifically for participants from countries in Africa, Arab, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America regions where work is in progress to develop child protection and child welfare systems. When? Satuday, September 8th.
Pre-Congress Master Class: Getting it right from start to finish:
The critical importance of assessment and comprehensive intervention
This is a skills-building opportunity for attendees to explore various perspectives of a single topic in depth from experts within their respective fields. Both pre and post assessments will be explored through the lens of physical abuse, sexual abuse, adolescent children, and legal proceedings. The event will feature lunch with the experts, an opportunity for a face-to-face interaction between the six presenters and attendees. When? Sunday, September 9th.
Previous Events (general) items
- 05/09/2012: Children, Young People and Adults: Extending the Conversation
- 21/06/2012: Child Friendly Spaces in Emergencies - Understanding and Measuring the Impact of CFS
- 01/06/2012: The Polish Jewish Pioneer on Children's Human Rights, Janusz Korczak (1878-1942) and the "best interests" of the child as enshrined by the CRC
- 29/05/2012: Fifth International Policy Conference on the African Child (IPC): ‘Intercountry Adoption - Alternatives and Controversies'
- 26/05/2012: C&K 2012 Early Childhood Conference - Children’s Right to Childhood
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