Child With PetAPSAC produces a variety of events and meetings designed to keep you informed.

Educational programs are designed to promote effective, culturally sensitive, and interdisciplinary approaches to the identification, intervention, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Please check back regularly for announcements and registration for the following programs:

  • 2017 Advanced Training Summit in Portland, Maine


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  • Colloquium-See you in New Orleans in June of 2018 for our 25th Anniversary Celebration!
  • Clinics - 2017 dates coming soon

  • Advanced Training Institutes - January 29-30, 2017 in San Diego - Read more

  • State Chapter Events

For your convenience, brief information about various APSAC programs appears below. By selecting the appropriate links, you will be taken to pages that provide complete information and registration.

If you have any questions about our events, please feel free to contact APSAC by phone, 877.402.7722, or by e-mail,




APSAC's own nationally held annual event serves as a major source of information and research necessary for interdisciplinary professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect. Colloquium's provide:

  • A faculty of internationally recognized experts 

  • Intensive, interdisciplinary, skills-based training seminars 

  • Field-generated skills training, research papers, poster presentations, and symposia 

  • Networking opportunities with other professionals and APSAC
    members in each discipline 

For information on this year's event click here


Consistent with its mission, APSAC presents the Forensic Interview Training Clinics, focused on the needs of professionals responsible for conducting investigative interviews with children in suspected abuse cases. Interviewing alleged victims of child abuse has received intense scrutiny in recent years and increasingly requires specialized training and expertise. 

This comprehensive clinic offers a unique opportunity to participate in an intensive forty-hour training experience and have personal interaction with leading experts in the field of child forensic interviewing. Developed by top national experts, APSAC's curriculum emphasizes state-of-the-art principles of forensically sound interviewing, with a balanced review of several models. Click here for more details and registration information.  

Advanced Training Institutes-San Diego

APSAC's Advanced Training Institutes offer in-depth training on selected topics. Taught by nationally recognized leaders in the field of child maltreatment, these seminars offer hands-on, skills-based training grounded in the latest empirical research. Participants are invited to take part by asking questions and providing examples from their own experience.  This year's institutes will take place on January 29-30.  Click here for more information .  To register click here.    

State Chapter Events

APSAC will list State Chapter events on the Event List and within the Event Calendar as information is made available.

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