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Upcoming Conferences



YCS Institute Annual Conference

October 14, 2011

Communication Disturbances:
Research and Treatment

Explore how...

...mothers and babies communicate
with each other, before the infant
has language.

...we help babies and their caregivers
when the child’s developmental and
emotional progress falters.

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2011 Biennial Conference

October 21, 2011

Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick, NJ


Approximately 900 participants are expected to attend this conference from the fields of child protection, mental health, social work, law, juvenile justice, and medicine. The Rutgers School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education and the NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education are organizing the educational offerings of the conference including approximately 30 breakout workshops.


Workshop proposals are being sought for two-hour breakout sessions on a wide range of topics relevant to the conference theme.  


Proposal criteria and submission forms can be downloaded from the conference website.      


The proposal deadline is July 29, 2011.  




2011 Biennial Conference

Opening Doors:  

Partnerships for Prevention and Healing


October 21, 2011

Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick, NJ


 Conference Website: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/NJDCF


Join us in Portland, Oregon November 15-17
for the National Runaway and Homeless Youth
2011 FYSB Grantee Conference

Sponsored by

The United States Department of Health and Human Services,
Administration on Children, Youth, Families,
Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau,
Family and Youth Services Bureau


Coordinated by

The University of Oklahoma OUTREACH
Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and
Technical Assistance Centers

Join us in Portland for the National Runaway and Homeless Youth FYSB Grantee Conference
November 15-17, 2011

Call for Presenters

Share your expertise and experience on critical issues regarding runaway and homeless youth with your peers. If you have the experience-based knowledge that will contribute to an interesting and informative workshop presentation, take the time today to complete and submit your presentation abstract. Please submit your proposal by June 17th.

This event is a significant opportunity for the Runaway and Homeless Youth serving community to come together to share knowledge, experiences, and creativity in order to pursue our common goal of providing effective services to the country’s runaway and homeless youth.

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Registration Open!
Conference on Responding to  

Crime Victims with Disabilities

Dear Colleague:


Registration is now open for the National Conference on Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities to be held December 13-15, 2011 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida.


This unique training opportunity will enhance your knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively serve people with disabilities who are victims of crime, abuse, and neglect. The conference will facilitate partnerships among victim service providers, disability advocates, and allied professionals (i.e., adult and child protective service workers, faith-based practitioners, medical practitioners/forensic examiners, mental health practitioners, and educators).


Register today!  Learn more about this conference at www.ncvc.org/rcvd


Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, the Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities National Training Conference is being organized by the National Center for Victims of Crime in partnership with the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies, the National Council on Independent Living, the National Sheriffs' Association, the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Davis Innovations, Inc., and Sharon D'Eusanio.

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2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480

Washington, DC  20036

ph: 202-467-8700   fax: 202-467-8701



We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters to be held on February 27 – March 1, 2012! 

Registration Information

Register now for the 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters (WCWS), which will bring together shelter advocates and grassroots activists working to end violence against women across the world.  The 2nd WCWS will build upon the progress of the 1st WCWS and continue to expand international communities of advocates, share promising and proven practices, and help support the establishment of local, national, and regional networks. Register now to be a part of this exciting, one-of-a-kind event.


The Center for Family Life Education, a national leader in sexuality education, is pleased to announce its National Sex Ed Conference, which will be held on December 7-9, 2011 in Somerset, NJ. Complete details are at www.SexEdConference.com.

4 Keynotes!

ROBIE HARRIS will deliver the opening address, "It's It's Perfectly NormalSTILL Perfectly Normal." Ms. Harris is the author of some of the most beloved award-winning books on sexuality for children and teens, including It's Perfectly Normal and her newest book Who Has What?


CHRISTIAN THRASHER of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute will issue "A Call to Action to Promote Sexual Health Throughout the Lifespan" and AMY KRAMER 16 and Pregnantof the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy will speak on the value of reality teen shows for their teachable moments. Ms. Kramer writes the lesson plans for MTV's hit shows "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom".


PEGGY BRICK will close the conference with "Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter: From Ageist Stereotypes to New Expectations." Ms. Brick is the president of the Consortium on Sexuality and Aging at Widener University.

Sex Ed Around the World!

Friday will feature an International Panel, featuring speakers from Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, and Nigeria. Christine Winkelmann, author of the Standards for Sexuality Education in Europe will lead the panel.

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42 Workshops!

This year's conference will have twice as many concurrent workshops as last year.  Selected through competitive peer review from among more than 80 submissions, workshops cover topics of interest to teachers with students of all ages, addressing abstinence, bullying, consent, disability, ethics, gender and sexual orientation, healthy relationships, media literacy, sexting, technology, and much more!

3 Pre-Conference Workshops!

A new feature of this year's conference is 3 pre-conference workshops, available as an additional option for full-conference registrants.  Pre-conference workshop options include "Whatevs...Sex and the Teenage Brain," "Sex Ed Games That Teach," and "Teaching Safer Sex". An additional registration fee applies for each of these 3-hour pre-conference workshops.


Susie WilsonJoin us in honoring Susie Wilson, plus The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and philanthropical supporters of sex ed.  And read about praise for The CFLE's conference last year.the nc

The CFLE logThe Center for Family Life Education, Publisher of sex education manuals used worldwide, is the nationally acclaimed education divsion of Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey.PPGNNJ logo


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