16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Monday, April 16, 2007- Saturday, April 21, 2007
Location: Portland, OR

The Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families is pleased to host the 16th National Conference. The Conference theme, Protecting Children, Promoting Healthy Families, and Preserving Communities, emphasizes our need to create safe havens for our children, enabling them to thrive at home and in their neighborhood. Further, the theme promotes the idea of communities joining to establish collaborative relationships and strategies to prevent child maltreatment and provide responsive treatment and services. Registration is now open.

As the 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is fast approaching, here are a few reminders:

  • Early bird conference registration will be accepted through February 28th. After February 28th, the registration fee increases.
  • The exhibitor deadline has been extended to March 7th. Please contact Christie Smith for information regarding exhibiting.
  • Reduced hotel rates provided at the five (5) conference hotels will be offered through March 21*. Reservations made after the reservation deadline will be at the hotel's standard room rate. *Reservation deadlines vary by hotel.

To register for the conference or reserve hotel accommodations, please visit the conference website or contact Charlene Glenn-Long at 703-528-0435.