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It is with great honor
we invite you to Viña del Mar, Chile to the 8th ISPCAN Latin
American International Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Many years have
gone by since we hosted an event of this size.
The NGO PAICABI
(Corporación de Promoción y Apoyo a la Infancia) is organizing this conference,
together with SENAME (National Service for the Protection of Children), Para la
Confianza Foundation and UNICEF.
The conference is
focused on "Building a world without violence for children and teenagers”. Abstracts are being accepted on the subtopics
- Legislative progress regarding child abuse
- Child abuse intervention protocols
- Forensic techniques in child abuse
- Prosecution of crimes and the value of evidence
in sexual violence against children
- New technologies and their impact in violence
against children and teenagers
- Youngsters that abuse other children
- Children and teenagers sexual exploitation
- Prevention of violence against children in
- Family and community intervention in violence
- The impact of domestic violence in children
- Early childhood abuse
will have the opportunity to acquire up-to-date knowledge in issues related to
research, detention, prevention and intervention. They will also have the
chance to share national and international experiences and to participate in
discussions and workshops related to the protection of children and teenagers from
different forms of violence.
We invite you to submit abstracts for
presentation in Spanish, English or Portuguese. The presentation program will
run streams in each of these languages. After
a blind peer review, the abstracts will be selected by the Scientific
Committee, chaired by Dr. María Ignacia Arruabarrena (Spain) and Soledad
Larraín, Master's Degree (Chile).
To encourage participation from all Latin
American countries, there will be simultaneous interpretation (translation)
from and to Spanish, English, and Portuguese, in the keynote and plenary
sessions of the conference.
We also want to point
out that Viña del Mar is a city that offers interesting travel and cultural
attractions, with vast beaches, shopping, parks and entertainment venues. This
"Garden City” is an important tourist destination in Chile. Strolling by the sea and getting to know the
city’s natural beauty will make this an unforgettable visit.
Viña del Mar it is possible to go to Valparaíso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,
with a fascinating history and architecture admired worldwide. This port city
has inspired thousands of artists and poets. Among them we can find the Nobel
Prize for Literature Pablo Neruda, whose house is currently a museum visited by
tourist from all over the world.
So, we hope to meet
you and welcome you to this beautiful Chilean city, where we will share an
attractive interdisciplinary scientific program, together with the charm of a
Corporación de Promoción y Apoyo a la Infancia
Former ISPCAN President
International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Organized in partnership with:
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