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May 5, 2011

June 8-11, 2011, Henderson, NV

2011 Conference on Family Group Decision Making and Other Family Engagement Approaches
Since 1995, the American Humane Association has been a leader in promoting the integration of the family group decision making (FGDM) philosophy and putting best practices into systems that work with vulnerable children and families. FGDM focuses on strengthening families, achieving child and family safety, and increasing permanency for children in social work settings. This conference will create links, share resources, provide training and technical assistance, and broaden knowledge about this way of reorganizing systems to work differently with families. Click here for more information.

June 24, 2011 – Abstracts Due

2012 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence
Online abstract submission is now open at for the 6th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence. The conference will be held on March 29 - 31, 2012 in San Francisco. It will provide valuable professional education on the latest research and innovative health prevention and clinical responses to domestic violence. Physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, nurse midwives, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, health professional students, health policy leaders, advocates for victims of domestic violence and others should consider submitting abstracts. For more information, please click here. The conference is a program of Futures Without Violence, formerly the Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, which is funded by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

June 29-30, 2011, Dublin, OH

2011 Sexual Violence Prevention Conference, Strategies for Engaging Youth
This conference is for Ohio Department of Health funded prevention educators, domestic and sexual violence advocates, intervention specialists, social works and more. It will feature representatives from Youth to Youth, Start Strong Project and the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Conference participants will be able to identify strategies to minimize the barriers to engaging youth in intimate partner and sexual violence prevention. It is sponsored by the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence and the Ohio Department of Health. More information is available at

August 14-17, 2011, Atlanta, GA

HIV and Violence Against Women: A National Conference
The National Conference on HIV and Violence is designed to promote and enhance understanding of how women’s health and well-being are influenced by two highly-stigmatized and gendered national issues. This event is intended for domestic violence staff, sexual assault advocates, HIV/AIDS service providers, social service providers, researchers, women’s health advocates and others. Registration is FREE and available online at For more information on how to register, please call 678/510-1712 or email