2018 Call for Papers

The 2018 Call for Papers will be available August 1, 2016 – March 3, 2017

Contact Joan Diccianni at jdiccianni@rchsd.org for questions.


Concurrent Workshops and Research Presentations

Conference Objective

The objective of the San Diego Conference is to develop and enhance professional skills and knowledge in the prevention, recognition, assessment and treatment of all forms of maltreatment including those related to family violence as well as to enhance investigative and legal skills. Issues concerning support for families, prevention, leadership, policy making, and translating the latest research into action are also addressed.

Call for Papers

The Chadwick Center Conference Committee is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the 32nd San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. The Conference will be held on January 20–26, 2018 at the newly renovated Town and Country Convention Center, San Diego, California.

The deadline for submissions is March 3, 2017.

The conference will address a range of important multidisciplinary topics in the fields of child maltreatment and domestic violence. We are inviting proposals for workshops/interactive sessions addressing child maltreatment through one of the following themes:

  Medical Core   Research   Prevention
  Medical Advanced   Infant and Early Childhood   Domestic Violence
  Mental Health/Trauma Counseling   Child Welfare   Global Perspectives
  Forensic Interview   Substance Abuse   Technology
  Investigations   Ethics   Military
  Legal   Diversity   Secondary Traumatic Stress &