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2017 Louisiana Child Well-Being Summit

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:30 PM (CDT)

2017 Louisiana Child Well-Being Summit

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration Apr 15, 2017 $100.00 $5.99
Exhibitor Registration Apr 15, 2017 $150.00 $8.49

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2017 Louisiana Child Well-Being Summit:

Building Community Capacity to Help Children Overcome Trauma

May 11-12, 2017

Registration is $100 until April 15.
Late registration is $125 on and after April 15.

Topics for this year's summit will include:

“Overview of the Effects of Trauma on Children
Denese Shervington, M.D., MPH
President & CEO
Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies

Deviations from the Expectable Environment and Early Childhood Psychopathology”
Charles Zeanah, M.D.
Mary Sellars Polchow Chair
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Tulane University School of Medicine


“The Louisiana Child Welfare Trauma Project”
Devi Miron Murphy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chilinical Psychiatry
Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


"Helping kids from hard places using the Trust Based Relational Intervention"
Kristyn S. Carver, Ph.D., LPC
Professor of Psychology & Counseling, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Foster Parent Support Speacialist, Crossroads NOLA

"Trauma Considerations in DCFS Policy"
Marketa Garner Walters
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services

"What Every Policy Maker Should Know About Trauma: Making Effective Policy Decisions for Children"
Sherry Guarisco
Executive Director, Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families

"Implementing Trauma-Focused Programs for Youth Impacted by Violence
Center for Mind-Body Medicine"

Toni Bankston, LCSW
Executive Director, Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center

"Building Trauma Sensitive Schools"
Marissa del Rosario, MSW
Project Coordinator, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative
a collaboration of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and Harvard Law School

CEUs and CLEs will be applied for.

Cancellation Policy: A partial refund of registrations fees, less already incurred expenses, can be issued in special circumstances. Registration fees can also be transferred to another person. 


If you are in need of lodging, a block of rooms are currently reserved under "Louisiana Children" at the Hampton Inn, 4646 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Please call (225)926-9990 and tell them you are with Louisiana Children to reserve your room. If you wish to book online, you can CLICK HERE to reserve your room. Under GROUP CODE, enter "LCO" to receive our rates. The remaining rooms will be released back to the public after May 15th.


For more information about the summit, email us at, or call us at (888) 567-2272.

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Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:30 PM (CDT)

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