Sunday, August 18, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Cape Town, South Africa
The African regional trauma conference aims to gather people who are committed to changing the landscape of child protection in Africa.
This collaborative transdisciplinary conference will seek to:
Showcase research and innovations in preventing and managing child abuse and neglect
Create opportunities for all stake holders and role players in the field of child protection (including social workers, psychologists, medical doctors, policemen, presiding officers of the Criminal, Child Justice and Children’s Courts) and mental health to share experiences and build inter-sectoral collaboration
Offer skills-building workshops in tried and tested interventions relevant to the African context
Create a platform for children and communities, social change activists and advocacy groups to share their personal challenges