Child Maltreatment and Interpersonal Violence Special Interest Group (CMIV-SIG) at ABCT

The Child Maltreatment and Interpersonal Violence SIG provides an opportunity for ABCT members with interests related to child physical and sexual abuse, neglect, psychological abuse, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and sexual violence to network and exchange ideas about current research and clinical issues in these areas. In addition to fostering professional relationships, this group seeks to: (1) promote research and empirically-based interventions addressing the many facets of child maltreatment and interpersonal violence; (2) facilitate the dissemination of research findings to help professionals address the needs of those impacted by child maltreatment and interpersonal violence, and; (3) increase professional and societal awareness of issues related to maltreatment and violence. SIG members receive our SIG newsletter and informational emails with news, activities, and opportunities related to violence and abuse.

Our year runs the same as ABCT (November - October). For more details, click on the Membership tab above.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: To see what we've been up to, check out our past newsletters for SIG updates! You can also keep up-to-date on our most recent activities via Twitter ( and Facebook (

We also recently launched our own podcast! Click here to check it out, and feel free to message one of our executive board members if you would like to be featured.

At ABCT this year, join us for award announcements, elections, networking, and an expert panel moderated by Haley Church! See our flier below for more information.