901 Bayfront Ct
San Diego, CA
The International Family Justice Center Conference will address what trauma-informed practices look like in child abuse, sexual assault, elder abuse, human trafficking, and domestic violence for:
- Law Enforcement Officers
- Civil Attorneys
- Parole and Probation Officers
- Court Professionals
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) will host two tracks (with six workshops per track) of the conference, one on "Effective Handling of Non-Fatal Strangulation Cases" and the other on "Expanding Family Justice and Multi-Agency Centers."
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will sponsor a track on "Working at the Intersections of Co-Occurring Trauma (Polyvictimization)" focused on the impact of multiple types of trauma (polyvictimization) and the complex challenges of working with polyvictims.
In all workshops, participants will share our lessons learned on how communities can move forward toward greater collaboration, co-located services approaches, and effective high risk teams - that can save lives and produce better short and long-term outcomes for survivors and their children. Other conference workshop tracks will include: "Trauma Informed Advocacy"; "Improving Law Enforcement Responses (DV/SA/CA)"; "Best Practices for Civil and Criminal Justice Professionals"; and "Camp HOPE America: Breaking the Cycle."
- Transform to Teleservices: Innovative Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Happening Now in Drug Courts
- Transform to Teleservices: Expanding Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Drug Courts
- Introduction to Drug Endangered Children Awareness: Identifying Drug Endangered Children - A Collaborative Approach