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ACYS calendar of events in the youth field

Conferences, Seminars?&?Workshops

Conferences and workshops listed below have child welfare and protection as a focus. The proceedings of some of these conferences are available online. The Institute's main Conference Listing provides details about other conferences which may also be of interest. For further information about a particular conference, please refer to the respective organisations or persons. If you would like your conference added to this page, mail details to the Family Information Centre at the Institute, or send an email to:

Last updated 1/8/06.

Most recent additions are marked as new!

2006: August | September | October | November | December

2007: January | February |April | June| August | September

August 2006
4 August 2006 Melbourne, Vic Vicarious Trauma
4-6 August 2006 Mackay, Qld Working Together for Families: CROCCS 4th International Conference
10 August 2006 Melbourne, Vic Research into Action: Collaborating with Women and Children to Improve Practice in Responding to Family Violence
14-16 August 2006 Sydney, NSW ACWA Conference incorporating the 7th International Looking After Children Conference
18 August 2006 Darwin, NT Family Violence, Drug and Alcohol Use in Remote Communities
21-22 August 2006 Melbourne, Vic Giving every child in out-of-home care every chance: The Resilience Congress
28 August 2006 Melbourne, Vic Parent to Child: Working with parents in the context of intergenerational child abuse
September 2006
3-6 September 2006 York, UK XVIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect - Children in a Changing World: Getting It Right
4 September 2006 Melbourne, Vic In the Witness Box
6-7 September 2006 Melbourne, Vic Children and Domestic Violence
6-8 September 2006 Brisbane, Qld Protecting Children Today
7-8 September 2006 Noble Park, Vic Parenting Plus
7-8 September 2006 Benalla, Vic Working with Families
21 September 2006 Melbourne, Vic Family Violence and the Legal Response - Update
27-20 September August 2006 Norman, Oklahoma, USA 14th Oklahoma Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect and Healthy Families 2006 new!
29 September - 1 October 2006 Adelaide, SA National Foster Care Conference - Supporting Caring Families: Meeting the Challenges of the Next Five Years
October 2006
10-14 October 2006 Switzerland Children with Disabilities: What about their Rights?
11-12 October 2006 Melbourne, Vic Young People and Family Violence
16-18 October 2006 Brisbane, Qld Strengths-Based Practice Conference
30-31 October 2006 New York, USA Social Protection: Analysis of Recent Experiences
31 October - 3 November 2006 Gold Coast, Qld Preventing Sex Crime: From Evidence and Explanation to Policy and Practice
November 2006
13-14 November 2006 Brisbane, Qld The System Matters: Strategic Community Responses to Domestic and Family Violence
13-15 November 2006 Sydney, NSW Annual Australian and New Zealand Adolescent Health Conference
16-18 November 2006 Melbourne, Vic 6th Annual Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity Conference: Cultures, Challenges and Change in Troubling Times
19-21 November 2006 Perth, WA United We Stand: Building Knowledge and Strengthening Practice in Our Communities new!
19-22 November 2006 Vancouver, BC Canada Future Directions in Child Welfare
23-24 November 2006 Melbourne, Vic Early Childhood: Evidence into Practice
27-29 November 2006 Wellington, New Zealand International Conference on the Family Group Conference
December 2006
4-5 December 2006 Wellington, NZ 10th Early Childhood Research Conference
January 2007
17-18 January 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia International Family Law Conference of the 21st Century: Legal Development and the Way Forward
22 January 2007 San Diego, CA USA American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Advanced Training Institutes new!
February 2007
8-9 February 2007 Preston, Lancashire, UK Building Resiliency in Children and Families new!
26-27 February 2007 Sydney, NSW Attachment and Pathways to Psychopathology new!
April 2007
16-21 April 2007 Portland, Oregon USA 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Protecting Children, Promoting Healthy Families, and Preserving Communities
June 2007
4-7 June 2007 Oahu, Hawaii USA Indigenous Voices in Social Work: Not Lost in Translation new!
26-28 June 2007 Chicago, IL USA ISCI Inaugural Conference - Child Indicators: Diverse Approaches to a Shared Goal new!
August 2007
19-23 August 2007 Hong Kong World Mental Health Congress: Impact of Culture on Mental Health - East Meets West new!
September 2007
10-12 September 2007 Prato, Tuscany, Italy What works with women offenders: Challenging stereotypes and achieving change new!

Refer also to the following sources:

Note: Information about these conferences has been obtained from a variety of sources. No liability for the accuracy of dates or other content is assumed. For further information, please refer to the respective contact organisations or persons.

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