NCAC 40th International Symposium on Child Abuse

Training Overview

The International Symposium on Child Abuse is a premier conference providing expert training and networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field. This conference is unique in addressing all aspects of child maltreatment, including but not limited to, physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exposure to violence, poly-victimization, exploitation, intervention, trafficking, and prevention. Child abuse professionals also learn important techniques to manage the impact of vicarious trauma.



  • Issues in Forensic Interviewing: When Science Doesn’t Have the Answers
  • No Stumbling Block Churches: Congregational Considerations for Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
  • Pride & Progress: Informing and Enhancing Professional Response to LGBTQ+ Youth for Better Outcomes


  • Children with Intellectual Disabilities: Capacity, Vulnerability, and Juror Perceptions
  • How to be a Champion: Strategies for Effectively Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress
  • Interrogations: Getting the Suspect to Corroborate the Facts
  • Lessons Learned Developing, Implementing and Evaluating School-Based Outreach Programming at the CAC
  • Motivational Interviewing for Advocates
  • Parental Conflict or Control of Women by Men? Experiences of Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Bogota: 14 Year old Trafficked Victim
  • The Next Generation of Prevention
  • Children’s Understanding and Use of Ground Rules During a Forensic Interview
  • Change Accessing for Rural and Undeserved Youth Needing Services for Problematic Sexual Behaviors
  • and so many more!

Register through NCAC

Optional Pre-Conference | Monday, March 18, 2024: $129

Symposium | Monday, March 18 – Thursday, March 21, 2024: $700

CE Credits: $75


March 18
March 21


National Children’s Advocacy Center
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