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  16th Hawai`i International Summit

16th Hawai`i International Summit on Preventing, Assessing & Treating Trauma Across the Lifespan

April 23 - 26, 2019


The 16th Hawai`i International Summit is a multidisciplinary gathering of professionals working together to tackle the major issues in fields dealing with violence, abuse, and trauma. International and local speakers come together to share their findings on causation, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation at both the global level and at smaller, community-based levels.

Summit attendees will have the opportunity to gain continuing education credits and meet professional licensure requirements. The Summit is also a great opportunity to network not only within your field, but also with professionals in other fields that may provide valuable insight into how theory and research is applied at the other end of the line.

Goals of the 16th Hawai'i International Summit:

  • Bringing together local, regional, national and international leaders, researchers, practitioners, consumer-survivors, policy makers and advocates, as well as those working on the frontlines with children, adults, and families to network and learn from each other

  • Strategies to promote peace in the home and communities around the world

  • Multidisciplinary solutions to prevent family violence, child maltreatment, sexual violence, trauma and compassion fatigue

  • Dissemination of promising and best practices in prevention and intervention

  • Linking research, practice, advocacy and policy

  • Promotion of prevention programs

  • Spotlight on current research and programs involving substance abuse and violence

  • Advanced clinical/treatment techniques

  • Opportunities/techniques to re-fuel, re-energize, and apply self-care

  • Share new interventions, techniques and approaches

  • Strategies to promote social change and social justice to eliminate oppression

  • Dissemination of practical application techniques


For more information or to register, please visit https://www.ivatcenters.org/hawaii-summit

2019 International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

The International Organization of Asian Crime Investigators & Specialists (IOACIS) and members of Connecticut Law Enforcement are happy to announce the 2019 International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism (ICTOCT) will be held April 21 through 26, 2019 at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center. 

For more than 40 years, ICTOCT has existed to educate our members on the latest developments in the world of organized crime and terrorism. Focusing on investigations of various gangs and criminal organizations, our workshops and seminars are a great resource for law enforcement. For more information or to sign up for the conference, visit https://www.ictoct.com/. 


24th Annual AIA Conference

Advocacy in Action Conference
April 22-25, 2019 

Hyatt Regency Tamaya

This conference is designed for professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system, victim assistance, and mental health field who provide services to victims and families.

The conference offers three days of skill enhancing information on national, state and tribal issues. In addition, this conference will increase awareness and strengthen capacity of attendees to effectively serve victims of crime.

For more information or to register, please visit https://www.cvrc.state.nm.us/advocacy-in-action-conference/

Genocide Remembrance Day - Armenia
Genocide Remembrance Day (Armenian: Եղեռնի զոհերի հիշատակի օր) is a national holiday in Armenia and is observed by Armenians in dispersed communities around the world on April 24. It is held annually to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide during the government of the Young Turks, from 1915 to 1923 in the Ottoman Empire/Turkey. In Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, crowds of people walk to the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial to lay flowers at the eternal flame.

Pesach - Jewish

Jewish 8 day pilgrimage festival celebrating the Exodus from slavery to freedom. Also known as Passover.

*Holy days usually begin at sundown the day before this date.