Innovative Methods in Child Maltreatment Research

In-person Registration

General Registration (1 and 2 day options available)- Early bird $175 (till August 4, 2021). Regular $225 (beginning August 5).

Penn State Faculty/Staff $75

Penn State Student or Non-PSU student $50

In-person registration fee covers all instruction, program materials, refreshment breaks and two lunches, as well as continuing education units (CEUs). Registrants are responsible for all other meals and lodging.Virtual Registration

Virtual Registration

Virtual Registration $50 (A link will be sent the week prior the conference)

Virtual conference attendance will be provided through Zoom and provides access to all speaker presentations for both days of the conference.


All registrations and payments must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. After this date, please contact Cheri McConnell at or 814-865-2193.


You will receive a confirmation of your registration. You will be alerted promptly of any cancellations or changes. If some unforeseen event forces Penn State to cancel or postpone the program, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.  Virtual registrants will receive the conference link the week prior to the conference.


Cancellations until August 18 will receive a full refund.  Any cancellations made after August 18 we be charged a $50 administrative fee and a credit will be issued for the remaining balance.


Anyone who is registered but cannot attend, may identify a substitute. A full refund will be issued after the substitution registration has been completed. A registration form and full payment by the substitute are required. Substitutes are eligible to register at the same fee.


Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Cheri McConnell at 814-865-2193 at least two weeks prior to the conference.

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Cheri McConnell, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network 


Phone: 814-865-2193

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