About the Conference

August 8-11, 2016 l Sheraton Hotel l Dallas, Texas 

We understand attendee concerns due to the July shooting in Dallas. The conference is still happening as scheduled, and we will have increased security on-site. Click here for more information.

Internationally recognized, the Crimes Against Children Conference is the premier conference of its kind providing practical and interactive instruction to those fighting crimes against children and helping children heal. There were more than 3,900 professionals from around the world in 2015!

The conference is presented annually by the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department. The conference is conducted to provide training to those employed by government or nonprofit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.