DESCRIPTIONS AND GOALS OF THIS CONFERENCE
The goals of this Conference are to present the latest research, prevention, assessment, and intervention techniques concerning various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma and maltreatment and the long term effects if they go untreated. Plenary and breakout sessions discuss the types of child, adolescent and adult trauma, the dynamics of maltreatment and trauma at home or in the community, and the effects on children, adolescents and adults psychologically, behaviorally and neurodevelopmentally. Nationally and internationally recognized presenters and local practitioners come together to discuss the latest research, assessment methods, interventions, and prevention strategies for children, adolescents and adults who have been traumatized, abused and/or victimized. Application of current research information and practical techniques will be emphasized throughout the Conference.
- Adolescent Trauma/Youth Violence
- Adult/Family Trauma
- Child Trauma
- Criminal Justice and Legal Issues
- Healthcare Professional Dealing with Violence and Trauma
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Prevention/Early Intervention
- Trauma in the Military Personnel and Their Families
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) at Alliant International University is approved to offer continuing education to psychologists (by the American Psychological Association), counselors (by the National Board of Certified Counselors #5659), marriage and family therapists and social workers (by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences, PCE#33, nurses (by the California Board of Registered Nurses, #CEP13737), attorneys (by the State Bar of California, # 11600), and alcohol and drug abuse counselors (by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, #1S-03-499-0111), CE credits approved by CA agencies are accepted in most states.
HAWAII 2011 SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES
The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) offers various support opportunities designed to fit any budget. IVAT will ensure that your monetary donation will be made available to Conference attendees. Your organization/agency will be acknowledged appropriately in all Conference materials.
The following are examples of specific sponsorship opportunities:
- Audio-Visual Equipment Rental and Conference Recording
- Facilities Rental
- Catering (Breakfasts, Coffee Breaks, Luncheon)
- Printing Costs
- Speaker Expenses
- Opening/Closing Ceremonies
- Workshop/ Session
Please contact IVAT for a complete listing of sponsorship opportunities and the benefits at each sponsorship level. Sponsorships range from $1,000 - $20,000 or more.
Donor Letter and Form
Collaborating organizations provide in-kind support and services. Examples include:
- Providing staff for volunteer assistance during the conference
- Printing, copying, and mailing of conference materials
- Providing a representative to actively participate in the conference planning committee
- Disseminating IVAT conference promotional materials through networks, websites, listservs, and events
In exchange for support, collaborating organizations receive advertising on the IVAT website, dissemination of information through IVAT’s networks, recognition in the conference program and materials, etc.
Exhibitors are very important to the success of the Conference, and we are committed to providing a venue to present products and services to all those who will celebrate and attend the 8th Annual Hawai’i Conference.
The Conference Exhibits will be at the Hibiscus Foyers of the Ala Moana Hotel. Exhibit space, which is a draped 6-foot table with one chair, is offered on first come, first served basis, so please reserve early because the spaces will go quickly.
If you are interested in the opportunity to exhibit or display materials, sell merchandise or demonstrate products & services, please complete the Exhibitor Application and return as soon as possible, but no later than February 11, 2011.
Conference folder inserts, space at take-one table and final program advertisement are also available.
Volunteer opportunities for the Conference provide important ways to be integrally involved in a major training event, focusing on vital issues around trauma and abuse for both professionals and consumers. Networking with a unique gathering research, prevention, assessment and intervention experts is a rare bonus. Be assured that IVAT could not successfully produce the Conference without the dedicated support of valued volunteers, who provide clerical, customer service and hands-on assistance at every level. We look forward to working with another committed, flexible and patient group.
President, Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) at Alliant International University
858-527-1860 x 4050
Sandi Capuano Morrison
858-527-1860 x 4410
858-527-1860 x 4270
Special Project and Grants
858-527-1860 x 4310
858-527-1860 x 4042
Program |Exhibits|Volunteer|Planning Committee
858-527-1860 x 4550