Call for Proposals due September 22, 2023, for the 31st APSAC Colloquium.
APSAC is excited to announce the Call for Proposals for the 31st APSAC Colloquium to be held in New Orleans, LA, June 9-13, 2024.
APSAC's 31st Colloquium will bring high-quality learning opportunities to child maltreatment researchers and practitioners across experience levels and professions. Sessions will be designated as beginning, intermediate, or advanced level content. Note: Presenters are required to register for the Colloquium and will receive a discount.
APSAC is particularly interested in proposals training related to:
Abusive Head Trauma
Best Practices in Child Abuse Prosecution
Child Torture and Trafficking
Children Exposed to Parental Conflict
Community Trauma-Resilience Awareness
Courtroom Processes and Procedures
Ending Corporal Punishment
Evidence Based Interventions for Trauma Treatment and Recovery
Forensic Interviewing of Children
Impact of COVID-19
Impact of Legalization of THC
Innovative Child Maltreatment Prevention Approaches
Institutional Violence Against Children
Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Welfare
Mandated Reporting: Trainings and Challenges
Office of Civil Rights Compliance
Parental drug use
Racist, Homophobic and other Targeted Violence Against Children
Resilience and Protective Factors in Practice
Trauma Histories and Symptoms in Evaluation
APSAC also welcomes proposals on other topics related to child maltreatment.
Abstracts should be designed for professionals in mental health, social work, medicine and nursing, law, education, law enforcement, prevention, research, advocacy, child protective services, and allied fields.
Before you Begin:
Please have the following materials ready:
Biographical sketches and resumes/CVs for all presenters
Brief abstract (30 words or fewer)
Full abstract (200 words or fewer)
Learning Objectives (at least three)
References/Citations (5 or more within the last ten years)
Abstracts may be accepted as training sessions (60, 90 minutes/3 hrs/6 hrs), information sessions (60 minutes), research sessions (30 minutes) or poster sessions.
You do not need to be a member of APSAC to submit an abstract. Be sure to have the following information handy when submitting your form:
Lead and co-presenter contact information
Curriculum vitae (or resumé)
Short presenter bio(s)
Description and abstract
The deadline is September 22, 2023.
Abstracts may be accepted for presentation types other than what was submitted. Presenters will be given the opportunity to accept or decline that option.
*PLEASE NOTE: Correspondence regarding this abstract submission will be directed to the lead presenter. Lead and co-presenters whose abstracts are accepted will receive a discount on the full conference registration fee. All presenters are expected to attend the Colloquium in person. APSAC does not pay any conference or travel expenses for presenters. Presenters are responsible for their own travel arrangements.
For more information about the 2024 Colloquium, contact Christi West.