Live from New York, it's APSAC!

APSAC's vision is for a world where all maltreated or at-risk children and their families have access to the highest level of professional commitment and service. APSAC's mission is achieved in a number of ways, most notably through expert training and educational activities, policy leadership and collaboration, professional publications, and consultation that emphasizes theoretically sound, evidence-based principles. Come join us in the celebration of our shared work and commitment to children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence. APSAC's members include many of the leading experts on child abuse prevention and intervention in the United States. Through the hard work and dedication of members, staff, friends, and Board Members, APSAC has grown into a leading multidisciplinary organization of professionals offering cutting edge and in-depth trainings like this one to advance practice. Please join us in Brooklyn, NY December 14-16, 2021 and experience all the fun and knowledge APSAC has to share!

In-Depth Offerings

"Live from New York, It’s APSAC" will take place December 14-16 (ending at noon on Dec. 16) and will include four in-depth institutes and additional related training.  Participants are permitted to move between the following institutes:

1. Issues and Strategies in Presenting Evidence in Forensic Interviews

APSAC is offering forensic interviewers an opportunity to learn from national experts about the practice of presenting evidence in forensic interviews.
Presenters: Julie Kenniston, MSW, additional presenters to be announced soon!

2. Sexual Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents 

This innovative institute will equip members of the multidisciplinary team with the research and tools to effectively communicate hope and seriousness when handling cases involving youth exhibiting and impacted by problematic sexual behavior.
Presenters: Jane F. Silovsky, PhD, Renee Roman, LMSW, Stacie LeBlanc, MEd, JD & Tricia Gardner, JD

3. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Families

This program will present the basic tenets of TF-CBT, review the TF-CBT PRACTICE components, and diverse implementation strategies. A prerequisite for this training is completion of TF-CBTWeb, which can be found here.

Presenter: Anthony Mannarino, PhD 

4. Child Sexual Exploitation Investigation and Prosecution

This program will provide an in-depth dive into trauma informed investigation and prosecution.

Presenters with include recognized experts and experienced trainers from the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC).



Live From New York - It's APSAC! will be held at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 USA.  Minutes from many amazing attractions, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most exciting hotels in New York City. Situated moments from the Brooklyn Bridge and just across the East River from Lower Manhattan, this hotel provides guests with an inspired vantage point to work, play and relax. The discounted rate for conference attendees is $244 per night. These rates are available until November 22, 2021, or until the block is exhausted, whichever comes first. Reservations can be made through this link or by calling Marriott Reservations at 1-888-436-3759. Please be sure to ask for the APSAC special rate! We urge you to make your hotel reservations early because the room block is limited. 

Health and Safety Precautions at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

To discover how the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge has elevated practices and safety protocols to secure the APSAC event and your safety click here:  

APSAC will use the best science and CDC guidance to determine additional safety measures at the time of the event.



Early Bird (until August 15)

  • APSAC Members: $299

  • APSAC Non-Members: $445

  • New APSAC Membership + Registration: $374*


Regular Rates (August 16 - November 15)

  • Member Rate: $349

  • Non-Member Rate: $499

  • New APSAC Membership + Registration: $449*


Late Registration (After November 16) 

  • Member Rate: $375

  • Non-Member Rate: $525

  • New APSAC Membership + Registration: $475*

*New APSAC members only. Membership will activate on 1/3/2022.


Group Registration Discounts

APSAC is pleased to offer a discount for groups of five or more at a savings of 10% off the regular registration rate for each attendee in the group. Use the code GROUPREG to activate this discount. Group registrations must be submitted together - no exceptions.


APSAC will refund all written cancellation requests received by November 22, 2021, minus a $100 administrative fee. Refunds will be processed after February 1, 2022. Registrations can be transferred to another party at any time without penalty, as long as APSAC is notified in advance.

Pre-registration closes December 3rd, 2021. After December 3rd you may register on site in Brooklyn if space permits.