11 National Conference Helping Children- Victims of Crime in Poland

On 20th and 21st of October took place the 11th National Conference „Helping Children-Victims of Crime" organized by Nobody's Children Foundation, the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Social Policy of Warsaw's City Hall.
Conference sessions revolved around helping children exposed to violence and abuse, as well as protecting the rights of children involved in legal proceedings. Domestic and international experts spoke about systemic solutions for preventing crimes against children; they also discussed methods, projects and initiatives offering practical assistance to children-victims of crime and their families.
Conference proceedings took the form of plenary sessions, expert's lectures, discussion panels, paper presentations and workshops. Invited speakers include international experts - such as Prof.Klaus M. Beier, the head of the Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine at the Charité - University Clinic of Berlin; Francien Lamers-Winkelman professor of the Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogics of the VU University in Amsterdam and dr Rosaleen McElvaney clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, lecturer at Dublin City University .
The conference was attended by almost 600 professionals from Poland working with children and their families, including: judges, public prosecutors, physicians, social workers, curators, police officers, nurses and midwives, teachers, NGO employees, representatives of ministries and local government, as well as academics and researchers.

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