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June 2000Vol. 1, No. 4Presenters Sought for the 13th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

The Thirteenth National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Faces of Change: Embracing Diverse Cultures and Alternative Approaches, will be held April 23-28, 2001, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A "Call for Abstracts" is now available seeking proposals from individuals and groups who wish to present workshops, seminars, skills sessions or poster sessions at the conference.

You may access the Call for Abstracts online at the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information at (Note: this link is no longer available.)

The Thirteenth National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is sponsored by the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN), within the Children's Bureau of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Conference attendees are expected to include more than 2,000 practitioners and researchers from the fields of social work, child welfare, education, mental health, and law enforcement as well as child advocates, corporate leaders, parents, volunteers, and others committed to keeping children safe from abuse and neglect.

For more information or to receive a hard copy of the Call for Abstracts contact PaL-Tech, Inc., the planning and logistics contractor, at (703) 528-0435, by fax at (703) 528-7957 or by email at