ResilienceCon 2016 will take place Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in Portsmouth, NH, at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside immediately after the UNH violence conference (July 10-12).

ResilienceCon will be a capstone think tank/workshop where we build on the UNH presentations and envision next steps.

Co-Chairs:  Sherry Hamby, Victoria Banyard, and John Grych

What will ResilienceCon include?

  1. A Resilience “track” at the UNH International Family Violence & Child Victimization Research Conference. NEW!!! Here are the session titles for the Resilience track! More details soon!
    Sunday, July 10
    10:00 am-3:30 pm Workshop 1: The Strength at Home Program: A Trauma-Informed, Evidence-Based IPV Intervention
    Workshop 3: Resilience for Researchers: Strategies to Protect Investigators Studying Trauma and Violence from Secondly Traumatic Stress and Vicarious Trauma
    4:30-6:00 pm Poster Reception (selected posters)
    6:00-7:30 pm Rethinking Sexual and Dating Violence Prevention: Sex, Gender and Trauma Opening Plenary with Keynote Speaker, Elizabeth Miller
    Monday, July 11
    8:30-9:45 am Resilience to Transform Research, Intervention and Prevention
    10:00-11:15 am Resilience Among Trauma Survivors
    1:00-2:15 pm Shifting Gender Norms in Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Sexual Violence
    2:30-3:45 pm Adaptive Outcomes for Youth Exposed to Maltreatment
    4:00-5:15 pm Wide Range of Protective Factors
    Tuesday, July 12
    8:30-9:45 am Social Support as a Protective Factor
    10:00-11:15 am Promoting Well-Being
    1:00-2:15 pm School-Related Protective Factors
    1:00-3:45 pm Trauma-Informed Systems of Care for Youth with Complex Victimizations in Foster Care or Juvenile Justice
  2. Opportunity to digest, integrate, and develop what was presented.
  3. Training in new techniques from the communications field called “Liberating Structures.”
  4. Take-aways will include concrete, tailored steps to shift your own research, advocacy, or practice to a greater focus on resilience.
  5. Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and all materials.

We are excited about the potential to advance to the next generation of violence and resilience research!  This will be an opportunity to use our precious interactive time to produce useful and actionable ideas.

ResilienceCon is a trademark of Life Paths Appalachian Research Center, LLC.  All net proceeds from the 2016 ResilienceCon are being donated to ACRR.

For questions about ResilienceCon, contact Sherry Hamby (sherry.hamby@acrr.us) or Elizabeth Taylor (elizabeth.taylor@acrr.us).

Click here to register for ResilienceCon.

Click here for more information about the UNH International Family Violence & Child Victimization Research Conference.



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