APSAC Virtual Colloquium

APSAC is excited to announce the Virtual Colloquium will be held online July 12-15, 2021. 

Colloquium Theme: Promoting Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Across Disciplines and Organizations Addressing Child Maltreatment


Opening events, members meeting and awards presentation: July 12

Three days and multiple tracks featuring APSAC’s distinguished mix of research and practice: July 13, 14, 15


APSAC's Virtual Colloquium will bring high-quality interdisciplinary learning opportunities to child maltreatment researchers and practitioners across experience levels and professions. Extraordinary plenary speakers will join us virtually and more than 50 workshops will be available! Sessions will be offered at beginning, intermediate, or advanced level for professionals in mental health, social work, medicine, nursing, law, education, law enforcement, prevention, research, advocacy, child protective services, and allied fields.



Tracks Planned for the APSAC Virtual Colloquium 2021:


  • Community Initiatives to Promote Change in Child Welfare Practice

  • Forensic Interviewing: Trends, Practices, and New Developments

  • Promoting Racial Justice in Child Welfare Practice

  • Investigation and Prosecution of Child Maltreatment

  • Child Sex Trafficking

  • Issues in Parent-Child Visitation

  • New Solutions to Support Prevention

  • Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior in Youth

  • Cultural Sensitivity in Child Abuse Pediatrics

  • Research You Can Use!

  • Resilience in Children and Families Experiencing Trauma

  • Supporting Those Who Support the Families You Serve

  • What We Learned About Child Welfare During COVID-19


Register NOW for Early Bird Discount!

  • APSAC Members: $275

  • APSAC Non-Members: $450

  • Membership PLUS registration package: $350*

  • Presenter members: On the house!

  • Presenter non-members: $150


Register by May 1 to receive 10% off member and non-member registration!

*Membership PLUS registration package is not eligible for the Early Bird discount.

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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Interested in Presenting at the Next Colloquium?

The 2022 Call for Papers will be available soon. APSAC is soliciting abstracts for training, research, roundtable and poster presentations for the 29th Annual APSAC Colloquium in New Orleans, LA. Join us at one of the field’s premier forums for child maltreatment professionals to offer training presentations and report new research findings. Topics address legal, medical, mental health, investigative, preventive, and protective services work with abused and neglected children, their families, and perpetrators of abuse. Presentations are encouraged on all aspects of child maltreatment, including cultural diversity. Submissions are encouraged on all aspects of child maltreatment, including cultural diversity.

For more information about the 2020 Colloquium please contact Jim Campbell

590 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor New York, NY, 10011

Toll Free:  877-402-7722


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