friday, APRIL 12, 2019

8:00 am- 4:30 pm


Hosted by:


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The 9th annual Many Faces of Family Violence Conference will be held on Friday, April 12th at LIU Post’s Brookville campus. The Conference attracts social workers, human services practitioners, psychologists, Child Protective Services caseworkers, law enforcement officers, teachers and school staff, juvenile justice workers and counselors.  A full day of workshops related to various forms of interpersonal violence are offered and attendees can select from workshops in three 90-minute blocks throughout the day.



8:30 to 9:00 am:
9:00 to 9:30 am:
9:30 to 10:30 am:
10:30 to 10:45 am
10:45 am to 12:15 pm
12:15 to 1:15 pm
1:15 to 2:45 pm
2:45 to 3:00 pm
3:00 to 4:30 pm

Registration and Coffee
Introductions and Welcome
Keynote Speaker David Wallace
Workshop Session I
Workshop Session II
Workshop Session III


The Many Faces of Family Violence Conference is an all-day event presented by The Safe Center and LIU Post. The conference attracts professionals from throughout Nassau County and the surrounding area from the fields of education, medicine, mental health, law enforcement, child protection and social services.

This year’s Conference will focus on Sexual Violence, but will also feature workshops on various forms of interpersonal violence, including Child Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Human Trafficking, and Trauma


$25 per attendee includes full day of programming, 5 Social Work CEUs, conference materials and boxed lunch.


Keynote speaker: david wallace
executive director of program development at
the lasalle school in albany

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David Wallace is the Executive Director at the LaSalle School in Albany. He has been a LaSalle staff member since 2004 and has served in many roles, beginning as a Social Worker and Clinical Director. 

 As the director of Clinical Services, he provided both residential and out-patient treatment, with an emphasis on treating youth and families experiencing sexual abuse, substance abuse, and mental illness.

 Through his work in the areas of juvenile justice and child welfare exceeding 20 years, he began specializing in the treatment of juvenile sexual aggression, and trauma. With this experience, he is a nationally recognized expert in helping youth and families impacted by sexual abuse and trauma through traveling to speak to audiences throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. 

 Mr. Wallace held the position of Adjunct Professor at the Sage Graduate School for over a decade, and has served as a Ph. D. Dissertation Committee member at the School of Criminal Justice of the State University at Albany.  He also serves as a member of the American Association of Children’s Residential Center’s National Program Committee, the Board of Directors for the NYS Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, the NYS Alliance of Sex Offender Service Providers, and the NYS OASAS Adolescent Clinical Advisory Panel and Level of Care (LOCADTR) Design Committee.






By Long Island Rail Road:

From Pennsylvania Station, take either the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) Port Jefferson train line to the Hicksville station, or the Port Washington-Manhasset line to the Great Neck or Manhasset station, or the Oyster Bay line to the Greenvale station. All of these stations, except Greenvale, have bus service to LIU Post (see below for bus information). Contact the LIRR at 516-822-5477 or visit their Web site at: for more information regarding train and bus schedules. Taxi service is available from all of these train stations. See Taxi Service below for further information.

By Taxi:

Taxi service is available from the Greenvale, Hicksville, Great Neck and Manhasset train stations. Call All Island Taxi prior to your arrival at 516-486-6666 or Arena Taxi at 516-671-1848 for information regarding service and rates. Call Oyster Rides Taxi at 516-922-2222 for information regarding service and rates from the Hicksville train station.

By Bus:

 LIU Post is serviced by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), Long Island Bus N20. The N20 connects to the New York City subway system (#7 line), several Long Island Rail Road stations, and other buses serving Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. Contact the MTA as 516-228-4000 or on the Web at:

Hillwood Commons Building

720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548

Location & Directions

Please see the LIU Campus Map at:


By Car:

From Eastern Long Island

Take Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Exit 41N (Route 107). Turn right (north) onto 107 north. Proceed to Northern Boulevard (Route 25A). Turn left (west) at Northern Boulevard. LIU Post is on the left.

From South Shore of Long Island

In Nassau County, take Wantagh State Parkway or Meadowbrook Parkway north to Northern State Parkway West to Exit 31 (Glen Cove Road North). At light, turn left (north) on Glen Cove Road. Proceed for 3 miles to Northern Boulevard (Route 25A), turn right (east). LIU Post is 2 miles on the right. In Suffolk County, take most convenient north-south road to the Long Island Expressway (I-495) and follow directions given from Eastern Long Island.

From New York City and Western Long Island

Take Queens-Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway (I-495). Take Exit 39 and make a left at the light (Glen Cove Road north). Go north for 2 miles; turn right (east) on Northern Boulevard (Route 25A). LIU Post is 2 miles on the right.

From Bronx, Westchester and Points North

Take Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) south. Exit to eastbound Long Island Expressway (I-495); proceed to Exit 39 and continue as indicated above.