The Safe & Together Institute is coming back to the Asia Pacific! We hope you’ll join us for the Second Annual Asia Pacific Safe & Together™ Model Conference Feb 7 – 8, 2019, co-hosted by Berry Street.

We bring together practitioners, policy makers, academics and leaders from across child protection, child youth and family services, family violence, men’s services, justice and mental health. And we want YOU to share your expertise!

Follow the instructions below to submit your proposal by October 5, 2018 . If you have any questions, please reach out to Shelly Napoletano Flynn (

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 Submitting a Presentation Proposal

About the Audience. The conference audience includes child welfare front-line workers, supervisors, managers/administrators; child welfare attorneys; domestic violence advocates, counselors, administrators; policy makers; researchers; Guardians ad Litem, CASAs; home visitors; mental health and substance abuse professionals; fatherhood program staff; and/or batterer intervention providers.

Submission Criteria. Presenters must have had Safe & Together Model training in the past and have implemented the Safe & Together Model principles, critical components and/or practice into their personal/agency/community practice and/or policy. Collaborative presentations are welcome; please limit the number of presenters to three.

Submission Outline. The submission will be expected to cover the following key areas:

  • A description of training and/or consultation received in the Safe & Together Model
  • A description of the application or implementation of the Safe & Together Model principles, critical components and/or practices to policy, practice and/or community collaboration
  • The lessons learned including formal evaluation data

Workshop length. Submissions will be considered for 1 hour and 15 minute long presentations including time for Q&A.

Selection Review Criteria. Proposals will be reviewed based on the following points:

  • Clarity of understanding of the Safe & Together Model
  • Unique, creative and/or well established implementation of the Safe & Together Model
  • Sustainability strategies
  • Implementation fidelity strategies
  • Use of Safe & Together to improve cross system collaboration
  • Inclusion of qualitative and/or quantitative data on implementation

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the Second Asia Pacific Safe & Together Conference! Be sure you are available to facilitate your 1 hour and 15 minute session on Feb 7 & 8th 2019 in Melbourne, AU. Please read carefully about the submission criteria, our review process and form completion instructions before beginning your application.

Submission Criteria:

Applicants should have had some Safe & Together Model training in the past and have implemented the model’s principles, critical components and/or practice into their personal/agency/community practice and/or policy. Applicants that have not had training in the Model may explain how their presentation topic relates to the philosophy and framework of the Safe & Together Model.

Proposals are due October 5, 2018!

Form Completion Instructions:

At any time in the completion of this form you can use the buttons above to move back forth between sections of the form.

For example if you only have one presenter you can simply click the "Presentation Description" button to continue.  At end of the submission process you will get an email indicating you have successfully completed the process and that your form was received. Important: If you attempt to submit the form and have missed a required field, you will be brought back to the missing item.

Upon hitting "Submit" you will be taken to a confirmation page. You will also receive a confirmation email. If you have trouble with this please contact us directly: