Child Abuse & Family Violence Summit

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Mark your calendars! The 19th annual Summit is set for

April 17-20, 2018!


Online registration now open!


NOTE: Check the class schedule (linked at left) for the latest updates.

Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit

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NEW: Download the 2018 Conference Notebook!


The Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit is a three-and-a-half day, multi-disciplinary conference for professionals working in the areas of investigations, interviewing, assessment, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse, neglect and domestic violence.

The Summit is hosted by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse Team and the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT). The Summit’s goal is to educate professionals on the complex issues associated with child abuse and family violence, to broaden each professional’s knowledge base in multiple areas, and to increase understanding of the other agencies’ roles and responsibilities.

Our theme, The Power of One in Collaboration with Others, continues throughout the Summit as we learn new ways to work together to protect and make each child safe in our communities.

Conference Registration

Registration is limited. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Fee includes all workshops, continental breakfast each day, refreshment breaks, and one conference notebook.

   Register online here.

   Or click here for a manual registration form (PDF format).

No registrations accepted after 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018. No registrations at the door. Transfer of registration fees to another person may be done without penalty at any time upon submitting the Replacement Registration Form (PDF format) to the Registration Coordinator.

Registration Rates

  • $395 for a group of 5 or more from the same agency (postmarked or registered online by March 23, 2018)
  • $415 for early individual registration (postmarked or registered online by March 23, 2018)
  • $465 for regular individual registration (postmarked or registered online between March 24 and April 13, 2018)
  • $220 for individual one-day registration (postmarked or registered online by April 13, 2018).
  • $15 purchase order fee (No P.O. fee for Clackamas County agencies)



Registration Confirmation

Confirmation of registration will be sent by email upon receipt of payment. Please bring a copy of your email confirmation to the Summit.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Request for refunds must be received in writing no later than Friday, April 13, 2018. A service fee of $75 will be charged for all cancellations received by April 13, 2018. Refunds will not be made for cancellations requested or postmarked after April 13, 2018 or for participants who register but do not attend. No exception to this policy can be considered as our funds are fully committed to the production of the conference. All refunds will be mailed after the conclusion of the conference.

Name Badges

Name badges will be required to enter all sessions and the conference area.

Conference Notebook

One conference notebook with conference meterials will be given per registration fee.

Continuing Education Credit/Units

Applications are being submitted to accrediting boards and organizations for review and approval for the following:

Plan to stop by the Continuing Education table at the Summit to sign up for your profession’s appropriate credits.

Conference Location

The 19th annual Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit will be held at the:

Red Lion Hotel on the River
909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, Oregon 97217 [ map ]
Phone 503.283.4466
Or 1.800 RED LION (1.800.733.5466)
Fax 503.735.4847

Parking is FREE at the conference center.

Lodging Information -- RED LION HOTEL ON THE RIVER

Located on the south bank of the scenic Columbia River, the Red Lion Hotel on the River is conveniently located just off I-5, only 10 minutes from downtown Portland and 12 minutes from Portland International Airport. Vancouver, Washington is just across the Interstate Bridge. This is the only full service, resort-like hotel in the North Portland/Delta Park area. The Jantzen Beach Supercenter Mall features over 30 stores and restaurants.

Click here for the Summit 2018 conference rate. If making your reservation by phone, call the hotel at 503.283.4466 or 1.800 RED LION (1.800.733.5466) and ask for the Child Abuse Summit 2018 conference rate.

Phone 503.283.4466
or 1.800 RED LION (1.800.733.5466)
Fax 503.735.4847

Conference Hotel Rate

  • Standard room: $151
  • Additional $15 charge for river-view room

Reserve your room early! A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference participants on a first-come, first-served basis until gone or March 19, 2018 — whichever occurs first. After March 19, 2018, rooms will be available at the prevailing regular room rates rather than the discount conference rate.


Oxford Suites on Jantzen Beach
12226 N. Jantzen Drive, Portland, OR 97217
Reservations 877-298-2066
CALL and ask for best available rate or government per diem rates



Directions to Conference

Ground transportation options (PDF).

Driving: From I-5 North- or Southbound: Take exit #308 (Jantzen Beach exit). The hotel is located on the east side of the freeway.

Air: Portland International Airport (PDX) is served by 14 major airlines and is just minutes from the conference site.

From Airport: Directions if driving from airport: Take Airport Way east to I-205 North toward Seattle. Take I-205 north. Take Highway 14 West to Vancouver. Take I-5 South into Oregon, and the 1st exit over the Interstate Bridge (Exit #308). Turn right and go under the bridge. Driving distance from airport is 12 miles west. [ Google Maps directions ]

Train: Amtrak serves Portland through Portland’s Union Station.