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Aug 2015


Town & Country Resort & Convention Center 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego , California 92108
Tel: (619) 291-7131
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Event Overview:

This Conference has become a unique forum for people from all disciplines and philosophies to gather for in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention and research. We are one of the very few conferences that actually includes researchers, practitioners, advocates, consumer-survivors, and front-line workers from all disciplines to share information, discuss controversial issues, and have the difficult dialogues. Topic tracks span intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, children exposed to violence, at risk youth, criminal justice issues, sexual assault, people with disabilities, treatment of victims and offenders, elder abuse, trauma, and more.

The vision of the many Conference co-sponsors, collaborating organizations, exhibitors, and participants is to make a significant positive impact on eliminating all forms of abuse everywhere. We are expecting over 1,200 attendees from all over the globe to come together for an appreciation of multi-ethnic and multicultural perspectives. Opportunities for networking are scheduled into the program to enhance informal discussions of cutting-edge research, prevention and intervention strategies, policy changes, innovative methods, healthcare approaches, advanced clinical concepts and skill-building essentials. Everyone will gain from this unique Conference – laying the groundwork for realizing our universal vision for peace.

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma at Alliant International University

Conference Topics Include:

Child/Youth/Adult/Family Trauma

Prevention & Early Intervention

Intimate Partner Violence

Criminal Justice & Legal Issues

Trauma in Military Personnel with Veterans & their Families

Healthcare Professionals Dealing Trauma & Abuse

Attendee Information:

Benefits of Attending:

• Comprehensive & cost effective

• Premiere networking opportunities

• Interdisciplinary approach for child maltreatment, sexual assault, domestic violence, trauma & more

• Multidisciplinary & international perspectives

• Evidence-based & promising practices, programs & approaches

• Promoting policy development

• Cutting edge research, intervention techniques, & prevention programs

About IVAT:

The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is an international resource and training center at Alliant International University.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals on local, national and international levels by sharing & disseminating vital information, improving collaborations & networking, conducting research & trainings, assisting with direct professional services, program evaluation, & consulting to promote violence-free living.




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