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July/August 2013Vol. 14, No. 619th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

The 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, sponsored by the Children's Bureau Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN), will be held April 29–May 2, 2014, in New Orleans, LA. The theme for the 2014 conference is "Making Meaningful Connections." Next year's conference also will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA).

OCAN is now accepting electronic abstract submissions for conference workshops, skills seminars, policy forums, research panels, and poster presentations. The deadline to submit abstracts is August 5, 2013.

For more information about the Call for Abstracts process and to submit your abstracts, visit the conference website: