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34th International Symposium on Child Abuse
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SAVE THE DATE: March 19-22, 2018

The International Symposium on Child Abuse is a premiere conference that provides expert training and numerous networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field, and is one of the few conferences that addresses all aspects of child maltreatment, including but not limited to physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exposure to violence, poly-victimization, exploitation, intervention, trafficking, and prevention.

The 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse offers more than 160 workshops and is one of the few conferences that addresses all aspects of child maltreatment. Workshop tracks are designed specifically for Administration, Child Protective Services, Forensic Interviewing, Human Trafficking/Sexual Exploitation, Law Enforcement, Medical, Mental Health/Treatment, Prevention, Prosecution/Legal, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Victim Advocacy.

Pre-conference sessions are on Monday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with check-in/registration at 8:30 a.m., Von Braun Center, South Hall. Pre-conference Sessions require an additional registration fee.

Symposium check-in/registration opens Monday, March 19, 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, March 20, 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Von Braun Center, South Hall.

The Opening Plenary Session begins on Tuesday, March 20, 8:30 a.m. Workshops sessions begin on Tuesday, March 20, 10:30 a.m. and conclude on Thursday, March 22, 4:30 p.m.

Who Attends?

Administration • Child Protective Services • Forensic Interviewing• Human Trafficking/Sexual Exploitation • Law Enforcement • Medical • Mental Health/Treatment • Prevention • Prosecution/Legal • Secondary Traumatic Stress • Victim Advocacy • Youth-Serving Organizations 

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2017 Highlights

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keynote speaker
Kevin McNeil, Keynote Speaker
Tour of the NCAC
Tour of the NCAC
South Hall Exhibitor Area
South Hall Exhibitor Area
pre-conference workshop
Pre-Conference Workshop
Jeb Bison, David Denton, and Tom Byrd with Homeland Security!
Jeb Bison, David Denton, and Tom Byrd with Homeland Security!
canine companions guests
A few of the Canine Companions guests!
registration
Registration
NCAC Training Department
NCAC Training Department
Bikers Against Child Abuse Exhibitor
Bikers Against Child Abuse Exhibitor
Symposium attendees checking out the exhibitor booths.
Symposium attendees checking out the exhibitor booths.

Would you like to sponsor this event?

Partner with NCAC and be a committed supporter in the fight to end child abuse. Your sponsorship can help make a difference in the lives of innocent children locally and globally. Contact Amy Gandy for details.

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