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Family and Community Violence Conference Registration Open

September 10, 2013

The American Psychological Association and the American Bar Association will host a conference on family and community violence on October 2–5, 2013, in Washington, DC. Sessions to be offered, in accordance with the conference theme “Addressing the Unspeakable: Confronting Family and Community Violence—The Intersection of Law and Psychology,” include the Defending Childhood Initiative and addressing the effects of violence on children, youth, and families; preventing child maltreatment and domestic violence; protecting persons with disabilities; disrupting the “cradle to prison pipeline;” and helping families access services. Attorney General Eric Holder and OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee have been invited to present keynote addresses.


Register online and learn more about the conference.

Learn more about OJJDP’s publication series on the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence.