The Safe Place Conference on Child Abuse and Family Violence is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Topics include child exploitation investigations, physical child abuse information, bite-mark recognition, investigating child sex crimes, interviewing disabled children, and documentation caveats. Guest speakers include Dr. Tanya Hinds, Mark Hilts, Dr. David Williams, Dr. Susan Patton, Christine Carlson, and Alberta Cosner. The cost is $30. For more information and to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or visit www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/nursing.