We are happy to announce the re-election of 2 councilors and the addition of 4 new councilors to our board. Congratulations to Yanghee Lee, Rajeev Seth, Francizka Meinck, John Fluke, Naeem Zafar, and Jordan Greenbaum!
Several key organizations have come together with ISPCAN to stand up to the Violence Against Children and outline the issues and the repercussions of the harm brought to children, families and the community at large due to interpersonal violence. Click here to see the full statement that will be published in several Journals: Violence against Children Policy [...]
Members: Please cast your vote before Feb. 28th for six vacancies on our Executive Council board. Bios and CV's, along with a brief overview of each candidates skills and ideas on what they would bring to the board are described. You must login to view this page and cast your vote.
Nominate talented individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to the field of child abuse and neglect research, prevention, or treatment. Several categories of awards are available from outstanding newcomers to lifetime achievement award, service award and organizations that have made great impact. The winner of the Kempe Lecturer Award will be flown to Prague to [...]
Help us better understand this cutting edge issue by completing the ISPCAN Thinking Space 2018 Survey today! ISPCAN identifies a cutting edge issue through its ISPCAN Thinking Space that impacts child maltreatment globally every 2 years. This year, ISPCAN has identified violence again children in cyberspace as a key theme for the year 2018. ISPCAN would [...]
A UNICEF report released in November 2017 uses the latest data to show that children experience violence across all stages of childhood and in all settings: Three quarters of the world’s 2- to 4-year-old children – around 300 million – experience psychological aggression and/or physical punishment by their caregivers at home. Worldwide, around 15 million adolescent [...]
A new report from Europol drives home the importance of our 2017 Thinking Space topic: Preventing Violence against Children in Cyberspace. Help keep children safe - be a part of the conversation or work for ISPCAN in creating our report - learn more here.
Last chance to Submit your abstract before Feb. 28 for our 22nd International Congress in Prague :Sept 2-5, 2018 Child Protection in the changing world is the Theme for the 22nd International Congress in Prague. The subthemes include: Advances in Child Custody Issues Complex Developmental Trauma Development of Children Outside of Family Evidence Based Practice [...]
It's true! There are ways to help ISPCAN with no extra money out of your pocket. If you use the AmazonSmile link, you can shop Amazon as you normally would, and if you select International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect as your charity of choice, Amazon will make a donation to ISPCAN [...]
If you are a professional in the fields of child advocacy, law enforcement, child protective services, social services, medicine, law, or mental health - or, your job includes forensic interviewing of suspected victims of child maltreatment, APSAC Child Forensic Interview clinics could be a consideration for you. Partial scholarships available for law enforcement personnel. In [...]