This conference on Family Justice and crimes against women focuses on best practices in investigation, documentation, prosecution, advocacy, and multiagency team approaches. At this conference you will hear from the nation’s leading trainers and subject matter experts
This conference will offer MCLE (Attorneys) and CEU (Licensed Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists) for applicable sessions. We are currently seeking POST (Law Enforcement) approval. For more information please visit our conference website.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has provided approval for Community Defined Solutions/Arrest and Rural Program Grantees to use grant travel funds to send up to 4 members of a multidisciplinary team to the 14th Annual International Family Justice Conference in San Diego, CA, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Friday, April 4, 2014. All other OVW grantees must obtain prior approval from their OVW program manager before using grant funding for this purpose.
The National Family Justice Center Alliance and the nationally acclaimed San Diego Police Department are partnering with many other organizations and sponsors to present this exciting training conference.
The Alliance helps develop multi-agency team models to address domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking crimes. The Alliance also operates the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention – the leading national training agency in the country on the handling of non-fatal strangulation cases.
The San Diego Police Department has a national and international reputation in the handling of crimes against women, men, and children. The Domestic Violence Unit was created in 1992 and is one of the largest centralized detective units in the United States. It is fully located inside the San Diego Family Justice Center. The Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, and Elder Abuse Units have been locally and nationally recognized for their leading edge policies and practices. The San Diego Police Department Crime Lab has handled some of the most notorious family violence perpetrators in San Diego history.
The collaboration between the Alliance and the San Diego Police Department will produce a dynamic, interactive, and compelling training experience for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, advocates, judges, probation and parole officers, doctors, nurses, therapists, Family Justice Center professionals, and survivors.