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National Workshop on SORNA Implementation
During the 2011 National Workshop on the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) on January 11, 2011, in Washington, D.C., the SMART office will provide assistance to help jurisdictions meet the upcoming July 2011 SORNA implementation deadline. Registration is free, but attendance is by invitation only. For more information, contact GetSMART@usdoj.gov.
International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Children’s Hospital–San Diego will hold its annual international conference on January 22–28, 2011, in San Diego, California. The conference will focus on multidisciplinary best practice efforts to prevent, investigate, treat, and prosecute child and family maltreatment. Registration is available online.
National Association for Court Management Mid-Year Conference
On February 6–8, 2011, the National Association for Court Management will host its mid-year conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The event will focus on case-flow management improvements, promoting improved court leadership and governance, and preparing for and responding to trends. Online registration is open.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum
Professionals, policymakers, parents, educators, and researchers are invited to attend the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Maryland, on February 7–10, 2011. This year’s conference will focus on the future of efforts to prevent, treat, and research the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other addictive and harmful substances. Registration information is available online.
National Conference on Bullying
The National Conference on Bullying will be held on February 14–16, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. It will examine the causes, prevention, and mitigation of bullying; bullying laws and liability for schools; online Internet bullying; sexual orientation bullying; bullying among girls; and gangs and their connection to bullying, among other topics. More information is available online.
Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting
On February 21–26, 2011, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences will host its annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. This scientific meeting allows professionals to present the most current information, research, and updates in forensic sciences. Online registration is available.
American Probation and Parole Association Winter Training Institute
This institute—to be held February 27–March 2, 2011, in Orlando, Florida—will focus on offender supervision, treatment, mental health, gender issues, and reentry. More information is available online.
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