Description: The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long term effects if they go untreated. Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally. Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused and/or victimized. Application of current research information and practical techniques will be emphasized throughout the Conference.
Adolescent Trauma/Youth Violence
Criminal Justice and Legal Issues
Healthcare Professional Dealing with Violence and Trauma
Intimate Partner Violence
Trauma in the Military Personnel and Their Families
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) at Alliant International University is approved to offer continuing education to psychologists (by the American Psychological Association), counselors (by the National Board of Certified Counselors #5659), marriage and family therapists and social workers (by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences, PCE#33, nurses (by the California Board of Registered Nurses, #CEP13737), attorneys (by the State Bar of California, # 11600), and alcohol and drug abuse counselors (by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, #1S-03-499-0111), CE credits approved by CA agencies are accepted in most states.
For more information visit: http://www.ivatcenters.org/8thHawaiiConference.html