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14th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
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9/21/2009 to 9/26/2009
When: Sept. 21-26, 2009
Where: Town & Country Resort & Conference Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego

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The 14th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, co-hosted by the Children’s Institute, Inc. and Alliant International University, is facilitated by the non-profit Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT). IVAT‘s founding president is Robert Geffner, PhD., an internationally recognized authority in the field.

The 2009 Conference is scheduled for September 21 - 26, at the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. IVAT anticipates 1,400 professional and consumer attendees from all over the world to join in a multicultural and multidisciplinary network dedicated to enhancing peace.

The theme of Promoting Peace in the Home, Your Community, and the World: Linking Practice, Research, and Policy Across the Lifespan is reflected in the variety of session topics, including intercultural perspectives, cutting-edge research, prevention strategies, policy changes, evidence-based and promising practices, criminal justice and legal issues, healthcare approaches, intervention techniques, advanced clinical issues, and skill-building opportunities.

 For registration and general information, refer to the IVAT website.

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