Thu Mar 19 2015 - Sat Mar 21 2015, All Day
The 7th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence aims to advance the health care system’s response to domestic violence. Join us in Washington, DC in 2015!
The call for abstracts is now closed (deadline was June 27, 2014). We are no longer taking submissions for presentations.
Registration for attendees, speakers and exhibitors is now open! CEUs offered!
Early registration rates expire January 3, 2015.
The Conference will be held at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel and features 3 days of activities:
Pre-Conference Institutes: March 19, 2015
Two-day Conference: March 20-21, 2015
FUTURES is excited to announce that Sir Michael Marmot will be speaking at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence!
About the ConferenceThe 7th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence aims to advance the health care system’s response to domestic violence. The conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health and family violence experts from across the U.S. with increased international participation. Workshops, scientific posters, and plenary sessions highlight the latest research and most innovative clinical responses to domestic violence, with a focus on the work being done by physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, nurse midwives, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, domestic violence experts, researchers and others. The Conference is primarily funded by the Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family & Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The goal of the 7th National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence is to advance the field of health care’s response to domestic violence. The conference will:
- examine the long term health impacts, co-occurring issues, and responses related to victims, children, perpetrators, and communities effected by domestic violence;
- describe the latest physical and mental health findings related to risk factors for, effects of, and clinical and health services prevention, identification, and response to domestic violence;
- highlight innovative research, practices, programs, and partnerships between health management systems, providers, public health and Medicaid programs, legal systems, social service agencies, and domestic violence advocates that improve patient safety and health status at the local state, national and international levels;
- emphasize prevention and intervention strategies relevant to diverse cultures, races, classes, ethnicity, religions, physical abilities, ages, genders, sexual identities, geographic settings and communities.
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001