Thursday, December 7, 2017 - The Nursing School,Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Venue: 11/F, One Island South, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong (Room 1104)

8:00 am – 8:30 am                


8:30 am – 9:00 am                

Opening Address
Professor Sophia Chan, JP
Secretary for Food and Health, Food and Health Bureau, The Government of Hong Kong, SAR

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Walton Li
Medical Superintendent, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital       


Keynote Speakers

9:15 am – 10:00 am    
Evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD: Differences, commonalities, and future directions
Professor Ulrich Schynyder, MD, Head, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland


10:00 am – 10:30 am                        ***Tea Break***

10:30 am – 11:45 am                  

Panel Discussion on Asian Strategies in Violence Prevention
Professor Edward Chan (China & Hong Kong)
Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Ms Elaine Loo (Singapore),
Director, Central Youth Guidance Office and Director, Operations and Service Capability Branch, Rehabilitation and Protection Group, Ministry of Social and Family Development

Dr. Jeong-Hee Ryu (South Korea)
Head, Child Welfare Research Unit, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs

Dr. Sachiko Kita (Japan)
Department of Family Nursing, Division of Health Sciences & Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan


11:45 am – 12:00 pm     
Question and Answer session


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm                             ***Lunch on your own*** Area restaurants given


1:30pm – 2:45pm Parallel Session 1A:  Intimate Partner Violence

1.  A Tale of Two Confucian Capitals: Secrecy, Friendship, Totalitarian Partner Control and Intimate Partner Violence in Beijing and Seoul
Clifton R. Emery, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
Shali Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Management, Kyunghee University, South Korea

2.  Addressing the needs of Chinese Abused women through a community-based participatory approach
Elaine Hoi Yee CHOW, DN, MNURs, BNURs, RN, Lecturer, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong

3. Past-year and Lifetime Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence among Chinese Women:
A systematic review and meta-analysis
Quanlei Li, RN, MSN, MPH | PhD student, Johns Hopkins, School of Nursing,United States;  
Co-Authors: Jacquelyn Campbell, Patricia M. Davidson, Nancy Glass

1:30pm – 2:45pm Parallel Session 1B:  Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence

1. Impact of Childhood Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and other
 Childhood Adversities on Health and Well-being throughout the

Agnes Tiwari RN, PhD, FAAN, Head, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital Limited, Hong Kong
Kathy Franchek Roa MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah, School of Medicine

2. Addressing Latinx Teen Challenges: Intimate Partner Violence in their Homes
Nora Montalvo-Liendo, PhD, FAAN,Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-College of Nursing;
Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, PhD, University of Michigan, School of Social Work;
Sandra Graham-Bermann, PhD, University of Michigan, School of Psychology

3. Minor children, major involvement: Taking a close look at children’s exposure in intimate partner violence events
Nathalie Romain-Glassey, MD, University Center of Legal Medicine (CURML), Lausanne 


1:30pm – 2:45pm Parallel Session 1C: Supporting professionals  

1. Korean Teachers’ experiences in reporting child abuse cases and their suggestions in promoting reporting child abuse

Unsun Chung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Kyungpook National University Children’s Hospital

2. Case for Non-violent mass media and how to mobilize globally to advance this. 

S.D. Shanti, DDS, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health,
Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health and College of Graduate Health Studies,
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ, United States

2:45pm - 3:30pm                ***Tea Break & poster session***

3:30pm – 5:00pm

"Careers Addressing Violence and Abuse”
Interview of Dr. Bob Geffner by David L. Corwin & Victor Vieth 

Robert Geffner, PhD, ABPP, ABN
Founding President, Family Violence, & Sexual Assault Institute (FVSAI), dba Institute on Violence, Abuse, & Trauma (IVAT)
Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA

(Dinner on your own)

Friday, December 8, 2017 - The Nursing School, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (Room 1101)

8:00 am - 9:00 am

AVA Business meeting - All Attendees invited

President’s Message – Randy Alexander

Swearing in of AVA New President, Victor Vieth Presented by Randy Alexander

Acceptance Speech by Victor Veith

Vincent Felitti Distinguished Scholar Award Recipient – Dr. David Chadwick Presented by Tasneem Ismailji, accepted for David Chadwick by David Corwin

Confirmation of  new AVA Board Members:

Shira Berkowitz
Emmanuel Pena

Announcement of new Student board members

9:00 am to 9:30am  Achieving Trauma-Informed Care Through Education

Victor Vieth, JD
President, Academy on Violence and Abuse, United States
Founder and Senior Director, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center
Winona State University Campus, United States

9:30am – 10:00am  Re-tooling Health Care to Reflect Reality: Infusing Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) and SUDS-Informed Care (SIC) into Provider Training and Education at All Levels of Health Systems to Improve Effectiveness and Outcomes…Focus on the Science

Leighton Y. Huey, M.D., Birnbaum/Blum Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut (United States)

10:00 am -10:30 am     ***Tea Break***

10:30am – 11:30am  Parallel Session 2A: Trauma-informed care

1.  Addressing childhood trauma within integrated care

Brooks Keeshin, MD, University of Utah, United States

2. Trauma Meets Addiction Meets Recovery: How toxic stress changes brain structure, neurobiology, and the epigenome that leads to addictions

Susie Wiet, MD, Adjunct Volunteer Faculty, Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Department of Psychiatry, United States

3. Adverse childhood experiences in addiction medicine patients receiving buprenorphine therapy

Martina Jelley, MD, MSPH, Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, United States

10:30am – 11:30am  Parallel Session 2B: Elder abuse

1.  Impact of abuse on health-related quality of life among older Chinese

Gracy Fang, PhD Candidate, The University of Hong Kong
Elsie Yan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2.  Common Crime and Domestic Violence Victimization of Older Chinese in Urban China:
The Prevalence and Its Impact on Mental Health and Constrained Behavior

Nan Qin Ph.D., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Elsie Yan Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

3.  Elder abuse in people living alone in South Korea

Jung Jae Lee, MD, PhD, Departments of Psychiatry, Dankook University Hospital, Choenan, South Korea
Un Sun Chung, MD., PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, South Korea


10:30am – 11:30am  Parallel Session 2C: Treatment and Prevention

1.  The generation, development, and execution of the Converging Arts Psycho Therapy Program for adolescent who are suffered from incest abuse

Hye-Jin Kim, MD, PhD, Intellectual disability/Autism program in Special Education,
Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

2.  Small, yet powerful steps to prevent violence and abuse in Korea

Yee Jin Shin, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Yonsei University College of Medicine
President, Korean Association against Violence and Abuse, South Korea

11:30am – 12:00pm Concluding session:  No Hit Zones

Randell Alexander, MD, PhD , Professor and Chief, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics, University of Florida - Jacksonville, United States
Deb Sendek, M.S., Board Member, U.S. Alliance to End the Hitting of Children, United States


***If you have registered for the Afternoon Workshops, Please follow the Friday Afternoon agenda****