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Please note: Details about the 2014 conference will become available in late spring of 2014. The information on this and the following pages is from the 2013 conference and here for your reference. Browse these Web pages to get a feel for our conference and bookmark this site for future reference. You may also join our mailing list to automatically receive our brochure when it becomes available. To receive a brochure, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presenting state-of-the-art treatment methods when working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders
The UW-Madison Conference on Child Sexual Abuse offers 50 institutes and workshops on a wide range of topics related to treatment issues for victims and offenders. Formerly known as the Midwest Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, the conference’s name change reflects our ongoing commitment to academic and evidence-based research and advancement in the field.
Thank you to all who attended the UW-Madison Conference on Child Sexual Abuse
When: Oct 27-29, 2014
Where: Madison Marriott West, Middleton, WI (map)
Cost: Student, group discounts available. Click for details»
Questions? Click to email Denise Nolden or call 608-263-5130, toll free 800-442-7107.
Why the UW-Madison Conference on Child Sexual Abuse?
University of Wisconsin has a century-long tradition of successful development and innovation in continuing education for professionals. Whether you are an experienced professional or are new to the field, if you work as a therapist, child protection worker, attorney, law enforcement officer, medical professional, or in any position with a need to know about child sexual abuse treatment, this highly regarded conference offers you the very latest evidence-based information.
Plus, this year’s conference features our partnership with Family Sexual Abuse Treatment (FSAT), a non-profit agency that coordinates the provision of high-quality, community-based treatment services for families that have a history of intrafamily sexual abuse. Providing services to Dane County families for more than 25 years, FSAT delivers case coordination, referrals, and family resolution protocols. Your registration fee is the primary revenue source that supports FSAT and its mission.
Workshops are taught by 3 dozen highly qualified, credentialed experts in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, social services, law, training, and other disciplines relevant to child abuse and protection services.
After completion of this conference, you will be able to:
- Identify the most current information on working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders
- Develop state-of-the-art assessment methods when working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders
- Apply state-of-the-art treatment methods when working with sexually abused children, adults who were abused as children, and offenders
Victor Vieth, JD, executive director, National Child Protection Training Center
As executive director of the National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC), a state of the art training complex located on the campus of Winona State University (WSU), Victor Vieth has trained thousands of child-protection professionals from all 50 states, two US Territories, and 17 countries on numerous topics pertaining to child abuse investigations, prosecutions, and prevention.
He gained national recognition for his work in addressing child abuse in small communities as a prosecutor in rural Minnesota. He has been named to the President’s Honor Roll of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. The Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association named him one of the “21 Young Lawyers Leading us Into the 21st Century.” He has been instrumental in implementing 22 state and international forensic interview training programs and dozens of undergraduate and graduate programs on child maltreatment and has published countless articles related to the investigation, prosecution, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.
He is author of Unto the Third Generation, a bold initiative that outlines the necessary steps we must all take to eliminate child abuse in America in three generations. He graduated magna cum laude from WSU and earned his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law (HUSL). While studying at HUSL, he received the American Jurisprudence award for achievement in the study of Constitutional law and served as editor-in chief of the Law Review.
Richard Guerry, executive director, Institute for Responsible Online and Cell‑Phone Communication
Richard Guerry is the founder of the Institute for Responsible Online and Cell‑Phone Communication (IROC2). Throughout the 1990s, at the height of the technology revolution, Richard served as an interactive marketing executive. Here he saw firsthand the ways some people use digital technology to harm others, especially children. In 2009, Richard left corporate America to serve as the Executive Director of IROC2. He now travels across the country speaking to digital users of all ages regarding the importance of practicing a “digital consciousness” in every aspect of life.
Richard is the author of Public and Permanent: The Golden Rule of the 21st Century. He has been a featured speaker at many national conferences and conventions, including the National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, the International Bullying Prevention Association, and the National Symposium on Child Abuse. He has also appeared as an expert on CNN and MTV’s Thin Line Campaign, as well as in Parade Magazine and in local, regional, and international publications.