Conferences, Events, and Workshops List
The United States Department of Education-Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) tracks national and international conferences as they relate to education. The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) checks with ERIC and other sources on a weekly basis to be sure all of its members have access to the latest conferences available. All conferences are listed in order by date. (Updated May 14, 2013).
Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events
Building Supportive Communities to Prevent Violence and Delinquency
May 1-4, 2013
Washington, DC (Conference)
The Coalition of Juvenile Justice will host its national conference on May 1–4, 2013, in Washington, DC. In accordance with the conference theme “Building Supportive Communities to Prevent Violence and Delinquency,” sessions will focus on fostering collaborative efforts between schools, courts, law enforcement, service providers, and families to prevent or limit youth involvement in the justice system; reduce firearm offenses; dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline; provide evidence-based responses to children exposed to violence; and promote equitable access to services.
Global Youth Justice Training Institute
June 11, 2013 - June 13, 2013
Participants will learn strategies to enhance juvenile diversion programs based on a local peer, student, youth, or teen court at the Global Youth Justice Seventh Global Youth Justice Training Institute. The agenda includes more than 20 peer-to-peer training sessions on such topics as recruiting/training volunteers, grants and funding, increasing juvenile referrals, community partnerships, wrap-around services, and substance abuse screening and treatment. A half-day grant writing session will also be offered. Eligibility is limited to adult staff and volunteers.
Breaking Intergenerational Cycles of Trauma: Building on Vulnerable Parents’ Strengths
June 24-25, 2013
Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Berkeley, CA
This workshop, presented by Sharon Melnick, PhD, delves into the development of intergenerational cycles of trauma and recommends methods to help parents with histories of addiction, abuse, and/or HIV break the pattern. Bridging cutting-edge research and clinical wisdom, attendees will walk away with an understanding of how parents’ own psychological dynamics are brought into the next generation. For more information and to register, visit http://aia.berkeley.edu/trauma
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