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Conference Abstract Submission Instructions & Form
NACC 38th Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference
August 24-27, 2015
Monterey, California
The NACC Conference is comprised of approximately 3-4 Plenary Sessions and 35 Breakout Sessions. The Breakout Sessions are concurrent sessions.  Topics within the tracks are: Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice, Family Law, Policy Advocacy, Custody Law , Parental Rights and Practical Skills.  The NACC may choose to add or remove a track based on abstract submissions.
This abstract submission form applies only to Breakout Session (Plenary Sessions are not filled through this submission process). Therefore, an abstract submission constitutes an offer to present a Breakout Session. If your abstract is accepted, your submission constitutes a commitment to the following:
1. Produce the proposed session at the NACC 38th National Conference
2. Provide an article for the 2015 Child Law Manual
Please note: Presenters receive complimentary registration and materials. However, presenters are responsible for all other expenses, including travel and lodging. 
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Abstracts are now open through February 1, 2015.

In order for your abstract to be considered, please complete all fields, unless the field is specifically identified as optional (i.e. ethnicity).
You (the presenter completing the abstract form) should input your information in the P1 (Presenter 1) fields. Subsequent presenters, if any, should be included in the P2, P3, P4, fields. There is a limit of 4 presenters for each abstract.  Please complete every field completely and accurately, as the information is used as contact information and in the conference brochure and program.
After the final presenter's fields are completed, skip down the page to "Title of Presentation" and complete the remaining fields. Click "Submit" when finished.
The NACC is soliciting presentations on any topic related to child welfare, juvenile, and family law. Additionally, NACC members have identified specific topics they wish to see presented at the conference. These topics are listed below. If your session addresses one of these topic areas, please indicate so in the appropriate field toward the bottom of the abstract form.

Advocacy for kids aging out of the foster care system

Child Welfare as a Public Health Issue


Drug Abuse among youth & parents

Drug Treatment (juveniles and adults)


Family Reunification

Father Finding



Immigration SJIS

Kinship Placement

Law office Management/Development: Financing, Staff Development

Medical Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect

Mental Health Issues for parents & children

Mental Health: testing, treatment, research, medication

Multi Discipline offices and case handling.

New Cases & Pending Litigation/Policy Changes within the US

Parental Rights

Parent & Child Representation in Termination Case

Practical Skills

Representing Non-Verbal Children

Representing Older Youth: Teen Prostitution; Teen Homelessness; Sexual Exploitation; life-long connections for youth

Systemic Improvement: Community collaboration; tools for policy advocacy; outcomes and accountability


Understanding attorney-client communication skills

Working with the Agency

Please be sure you have filled out all required fields, which are marked with an asterisk. If all required fields are not completed, your form will not be submitted.

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