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Institute on Violence, Abuse and Truma (IVAT)-Promoting Violence-Free Living, the

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The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is an international resource and training center at Alliant International University.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals on local, national and international levels by sharing & disseminating vital information, improving collaborations & networking, conducting research & trainings, assisting with direct professional services, program evaluation, & consulting to promote violence-free living.
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IVAT International and Hawaii Conferences

19th International Conference Information

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Affiliated Trainings 2014

Affiliated Training Information

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Mega Risk Assessment Training Information

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Important IVAT Highlights

Dr. Paul J. FinkDr. Paul J. Fink: A tribute

Dr. Paul J. Fink, a longtime Clinical Psychiatry News columnist and editorial adviser, and leader in the field of psychiatry, died June 4. He was 80. > See More

Web Site Supports Pediatricians’ Efforts To Assist Children Exposed to Violence
The American Academy of Pediatrics, supported by a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), has launched a new Web site that provides pediatricians the resources they need to modify the operations of their practice to identify, treat, and refer children who have been victims of or witnesses to violence.

Resources: (click below)

- AAP children exposed website
- Defending Childhood Initiative.
- OJJDP publications- children's exposure to violence.
- Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

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San Diego Based Domestic Violence Assessment and Therapeutic Services

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IVAT provides local assessment & therapeutic services on a sliding fee scale.

For more information please call (858)-527-1860 x 4560 or email

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For a booklist or to order books, please contact Patricia Smith at or 858-527-1860 x4570

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