Date/Time: 
08/13/2012 - 8:00am to 08/16/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 N. Olive Street
Dallas, TX

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center & the Dallas Police Department
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
214-818-2687
Contact Email: 
conference@dcac.org
Description: 

A nationally and internationally-recognized conference for professionals from the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.

Date/Time: 
08/13/2012 - 8:00am to 08/16/2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 N. Olive Street
Dallas, Texas

City: 
Postal Code: 
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
214-818-2687
Contact Email: 
conference@dcac.org
Description: 

A nationally and internationally-recognized conference for professionals from the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.

Date/Time: 
02/28/2011 (All day) to 03/01/2011 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Westin Park Central Hotel
12720 Merit Dr.

City: 
Dallas
Postal Code: 
75251
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prvent Child Abuse Texas
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Contact Phone: 
512-250-8438
Contact Email: 
pcatx@preventchildabusetexas.org
Contact Website: 
www.preventchildabusetexas.org
Description: 

The 25th Annual Conference on Prevention of Child Abuse is a statewide conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.

Register online.

Date/Time: 
08/11/2014 - 8:00am to 08/14/2014 - 11:30am
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel  400 N. Olive Street  Dallas, TX 75201  

Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Holly Hopkins
Contact Phone: 
214-818-2687
Contact Email: 
conference@dcac.org
Contact Website: 
http://cacconference.org/dcac/default.aspx
Description: 

A nationally and internationally-recognized conference, The Crimes Against Children Conference is THE ONLY one of its kind that provides practical instruction using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against children. The Crimes Against Children Conference produced by the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, together with the Dallas Police Department and utilizing the nation’s leading professional experts, is designed to meet the training needs of law enforcement officers, child protection caseworkers, probation/parole officers, children’s advocacy center staff, victim advocates, prosecutors, medical professionals and therapists.

Date/Time: 
05/20/2013 - 12:00pm to 05/22/2013 - 3:00pm
Location
Address: 

January 14th & 16th at:
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Hotel
500 N. Interstate 35
Austin, TX

January 15th at:
The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX

City: 
Austin
Country: 
300
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
512-471-2886
Description: 

After decades of effective advocacy, policy changes, and direct service provision, myths about violence against women and victim blaming persist and impact the effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to victims and sirvivors.  Research indicates thta advocates and law enforcement offers are effective expert witnesses, and that they and court personnel can affect change regarding the perceptions of these crimes.  This conference aims to address that gap by providing training to increase the use of expert testimony indomestic violence cases.Early rate registration fee is $300.00.Registration fee is $325.00 after December 13, 2012.Registration fee includes: all workshop sessions, conference materials and continuing education document 

Date/Time: 
02/22/2010 (All day) to 02/23/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Sheraton Hotel

City: 
Dallas
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Description: 

"Make Prevention Your Priority"
A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.
Featured Speakers:

Bruce Perry, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Perry is the Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children's mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. A focus of his work has been the development of innovative clinical and systemic programs and practices based upon emerging concepts regarding child development and neurodevelopment. These programs are in partnership with multiple sectors of the community and in context of public-private partnerships which help catalyze systemic change within the primary institutions that work with high-risk children such as child protective services, mental health, public education and juvenile justice.

Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH

Dr. Giardino is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Temple University and earned his MD and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Giardino completed his residency and fellowship training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Giardino co-authored " Child Abuse, a Quick Reference for Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals".

Sgt. Bill Davis (Ret.)

Bill Davis is a 36-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department.  During his tenure he spent twenty years with the Juvenile Division and the Sex Crimes Unit, specializing in child abuse in child abuse and sex crimes investigation.  He has investigated over 7000 child abuse and sex crimes incidents.  As a lecturer he has presented to over 170,000 people and published in state and national publications. Sgt Davis has been involved with preventing child abuse and the PCAT Conferences for over twenty years. He also authored the book " So Innocent yet So Dead".

Date/Time: 
04/28/2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Address: 

4001 W. 15th Street, Building 3, Suite 315

City: 
Plano
Postal Code: 
7093
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Turning Point
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Samantha Wyman
Contact Phone: 
972-985-0951
Contact Email: 
swyman@theturningpoint.org
Description: 

Come join the Turning Point as they celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the S.A.N.E. (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) program. S.A.N.E. nurses have performed 1070 forensic exams in Collin County. Their meticulous work assists agencies, law enforcement and hospitals in providing top notch services to survivors of sexual assault. The Turning Point wants to acknowledge and honor these community heroes for their excellent service! Students from colleges and high schools throughout the county will be submiting art that will be displayed throughout the evening. Their art work will be used to enhance our community prevention efforts and inspires healing and hope for survivors of sexual assault! Feel free to contact the Turning Point for more information!

Date/Time: 
04/11/2012 (All day) to 04/13/2012 (All day)
Location
Address: 

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The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

City: 
San Antonio
Country: 
253
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Trio Solutions
Contact Phone: 
(843) 216-0442
Contact Email: 
jcherock@trio-solutions.com
Description: 

This event is geared toward juvenile justice professionals and will disseminate science-based information on effective youth violence, delinquency, and drug prevention programs. Program experts will discuss evidence-based prevention programs and will provide education, guidance, and tools for individuals, communities, and agencies interested in implementation success, sustainability, policy, and effective leadership.

Date/Time: 
03/26/2012 (All day) to 03/28/2012 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
Genesis Women's Shelter and the Dallas Polic Department
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Genesis Women's Shelter
Description: 

This conference is a national forum to disseminate the highest level of training, information, and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocate to victims of crime against women.

Date/Time: 
02/23/2009 - 8:00am to 02/24/2009 - 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Omni Hotel

City: 
Corpus Christi
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Description: 

A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.

Featured Speakers

Cordelia Anderson, Prevention Consultation & Training, Sensibilities, Inc. - Chair, National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

From Dr. Seuss to Pornography: A New Frontier for Primary Prevention

Gerald J. Middents, MDiv, PhD, inter-disciplinary social scientist, ordained clergy, and psychologist - Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Austin College

"Family as the Breeding Ground for Violence: unlearning the cycle of abuse environment"

Jim Hmurovich, President - Prevent Child Abuse America

"Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go"

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