Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma

Past HI Summits

1st - 14th Hawai`i

International Summits

14th Hawai`i Internationl Summit
on Preventing, Assessing & Treating Trauma Across the Lifespan

"Aloha Spirit in Trauma-Informed Care"
March 27-30, 2017
Hawai`i Convention Center in Honolulu, HI

  • Take a look at our 14th Hawai`i International Summit printable PDF Summit Program!

Please Note: The link does not include the front & back covers of the on-site program due to limited document data storage. 

Please Note: Not all speakers provide handouts. We will upload handouts as we receive them. Thank you for your patience. 

#14HISummit Media Interviews

DR. STEVEN CHOY ON HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO 3.24.2017: #14HISummit co-founder Dr. Steven Choy was on Hawaii Public Radio to talk about the devastating effects of abuse and what can be done to break this cycle of violence. To listen to the interview, click here.
DR. ROBERT GEFFNER ON HAWAII NEWS NOW 3.27.2017: #14HISummit co-founder & IVAT President Dr. Bob Geffner was a guest on Hawaii News Now’s “Sunrise” morning show to discuss some of the programs meant to proactively instill values and positive behavior in those at a young age to discourage violence and discrimination. To watch Dr. Geffner’s interview, click here.
 Winner of the #14HISummit Youth Art Contest, Sylvia Lee. 

Winner of the #14HISummit Youth Art Contest, Sylvia Lee. 

 Awards Ceremony at the #14HISummit Awards Luncheon

Awards Ceremony at the #14HISummit Awards Luncheon