Second Annual Asia Pacific Safe & Together Conference: Call for Presenters

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 (


 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