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Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody:
"A National Crisis"
The Tenth Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference
BMCC X: All Together Now!George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Washington Post Editorial about BMCC X
SCHEDULE & PRESENTERS BROCHURE ANNOUNCEMENT CO-SPONSORS ABOUT BMCC
CRUCIAL INFORMATION FOR PROTECTIVE MOTHERS
Garland Waller's powerful new documentary film,
"No Way Out But One, The Holly Collins Story"
VIEW Televised Interview of Barry Goldstein, J.D. discussing the Quincy Model, the ability to save $500 billion, and drastically reduce dv crime
Important new research and publications
Representing the Domestic Violence Survivor, Critical Legal Issues Effective Safety Strategies, by Barry Goldstein, J.D. and Elizabeth Liu, J.D. Download free excerpt from book: Best Practices for Guardians ad Litem in Domestic Violence Cases
Why the Official Rejection of PAS Matters, article by Barry Goldstein, J.D. on "TimesUP!" Blogspot
Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: A National Crisis was created in 2003 by two mothers, Mo Therese Hannah, Ph.D. of Albany, NY, and Liliane Heller Miller of Charlotte, NC. Now in it's 10th year, Mo and Liliane continue to organize and guide the conference with the goal of hosting a national public forum to address the many complex issues facing battered women as they strive to protect themselves and their children during divorce, custody, and visitation litigation.
In addition, we seek to raise public awareness by documenting civil, legal, due process, and human rights violations perpetrated on victims of domestic violence (women and children) by family courts, their professional appointees, Child Protective Services, government systems, and all who have built an industry which profits from the suffering of mothers and children trying to escape domestic violence.
The format of the conference continues to develop along with the growing body of scholarly research and case law documenting this issue. It includes presentations, round-table discussions, and question & answer sessions with nationally distinguished attorneys, researchers, writers, and mental health professionals, as well as domestic violence survivors and their children. We also seek to foster healing and support for the thousands of mothers, children, and supporting professionals whose lives are being damaged on a daily basis.
The Conference is open to lay persons and of special interest to advocates, social workers, psychologists, attorneys, judges, legal personnel, and others involved in the issue of battered women's and abused children's legal and civil rights being routinely violated by juvenile and family courts, DSS, Child Protective Services, and other government systems. Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: A National Crisis is not funded and has no paid staff. It has been, from its inception, a completely volunteer-driven, self-sustaining, grassroots phenomenon, and is entirely the unpaid work product of its creators and presenters.
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