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We are still registering for 2021!

Please come join us for the 36th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment presented by the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego January 23rd – 29th.

As the impacts of COVID-19 begin to ripple around the world, we understand how important it is to equip and support professionals in the field to effectively identify and address child maltreatment, trauma, and violence, We are excited to share a state-of-the-art, interactive program that is specifically designed for those professionals who are supporting our most vulnerable families. Internationally recognized faculty members will cover challenging topics in the following tracks:

  • Medical
  • Mental Health and Trauma Counseling
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Investigations
  • Legal
  • Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Prevention & Family Strengthening
  • Secondary Traumatic Stress
  • Leadership and Child Advocacy Center’s issues
  • Trauma Informed Systems
  • Scientific Sessions
  • Victim Support and Advocacy

The Conference will offer interactive sessions with expert faculty in a virtual environment. Some highlights this year include: innovations in providing therapy in a virtual environment; the intersection of trauma and race; legal issues related to immigrant populations; multidisciplinary team approach for comprehensive patient care; research on Adverse Childhood Experiences; an in-depth investigation track with sequential courses; addressing secondary traumatic stress and many others.

Our goal is for your conference experience to be positive…energized with a renewed passion and commitment to work with families to become healthy and free from physical abuse, sexual violence and neglect.  

Warm regards and hope to see you on Zoom,

Lisa Conradi, Psy.D.
Director of Clinical Operations and Interim Executive Director