Conference To Explore Family Violence
Oct. 14, 1999 -- Dissecting the realities
of a violent world will be the thrust of a University of Virginia
conference Oct. 28 and 29.
experts will probe family and youth violence and child and domestic
abuse at the Family Violence Conference in Caplin Pavilion at the
Law School. They will present ideas on the evolution of violence
and offer ways to prevent it.
Garbarino, professor of human development at Cornell University,
will discuss youth violence in his talk, "Lost Boys: Understanding
Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them." A family
life expert, Garbarino will speak at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.
Friday, Oct. 29, Mary Koss and Aurelio Figueredo, professors at
the University of Arizona, will discuss feelings of self-blame and
revenge that battered women often harbor. Their presentation, "Getting
Even: Blame and Retribution in Survivors of Male Violence,"
will begin at 8:45 a.m.
family violence experts will discuss domestic and parental violence
and child abuse. In addition, two panels will address child and
spouse abuse in Virginia.
conference is sponsored by the U.Va. Center for Children, Families
and the Law and the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law. Although
the public is welcome to attend the conference, a $50 registration
fee is required.
of more than 25 faculty members, the Center for Children, Families
and the Law addresses pressing family concerns by providing research
grants to faculty and graduate students, bringing in visiting faculty
and sponsoring talks and conferences.
more conference information, contact deKoven Fernandez at (804)
924-4029 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jill Johnson, (804) 924-6855