$30 – $255

2018 Family Support and Child Abuse Prevention Conference

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Iowa Events Center

730 3rd Street

Des Moines, IA 50309

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Connecting the Pieces

The 2018 Child Abuse Prevention and Family Support Conference will assist Iowa's family support and early childhood professionals in creating greater positive growth for children, families and communities. This diverse line-up of national and state experts, beginning and advanced workshops, and networking opportunities are centered on increasing knowledge, building skills, and encouraging collaboration across Iowa.

Conference attendees will:

  • Explain how child abuse prevention intersects with other sectors to better strengthen families

  • Recognize how to work with diverse populations

  • Generate components for working collaboratively to create greater community change

  • Coordinate with statewide agencies and services providing services to Iowa families

NEW IN 2018:

  • Human Trafficking Track
  • Children's Infant Mental Health Endorsement Track

FAQs

Are CEUs Offered?

Nursing CEU's: IBON Provider #94 awards up to 9 contact hours for this conference, with 5.25 contact hours available Wednesday, April 10th and 3.75 contact hours available Thursday, April 11th. Contact hours are only available those session colored pink. There are no CEUs for the pre-conference. Participants must attend all sessions in their entirety in order to qualify. No partial hours will be awarded."

Foster Care CEU's: Pre-conference (4-9-18) – 3 hours; Tuesday (4-10-18) – 3.25 hours;
Wednesday (4-1-18) – 2.5 hours

Social Work: The state does not pre-qualify social work credits. PCA Iowa will provide all needed documentation for submission by the attendee including certificate of attendance and conference agenda.

Evaluation: An anonymous evaluation will be available for all participants upon completion of the training sent via electronic mail. Completion of the evaluation is not compulsory in order to receive continuing education credits. Nurses may can send the evaluation directly to the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON) at 400 SW 8th Street, Suite B. Des Moines, IA 50309.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Julie at jdalrymple@pcaiowa.org

What meals will be provided?

Lunch will be provided on Tuesday and Wednesday at the conference. Breakfast will be served these days at the hotel if a room was booked the night before. Snacks will be available Monday and Tuesday afternoons.

What's the refund policy?

Cancellations must be submitted via e-mail to jdalrymple@pcaiowa.org. Those who cancel by Friday, March 16, 2018, will receive a refund of their registration fees, minus a $30 administration charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, March 16, 2018. All refunds will be issued after the conference. Substitutions are okay.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available at the Iowa Events Center for $8/day, or you may enjoy the free shuttle service from the hotel.  If you are staying at the Quality Inn and Suites or Downtown Holiday Inn parking is available for free at those facilities and a shuttle will be provided to the event venue.



  • LA Laura Abbe

    Laura Abbe



  • KA Kathleen Adams

    Kathleen Adams

    Broadlawns Medical Center

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

  • JA Jason Almerico

    Jason Almerico

    Casey Family Programs

    Clinical Case Manager

  • AC Alyssa Caldbeck

    Alyssa Caldbeck



  • AW Amy Williamson

    Amy Williamson

    Iowa Department of Education

    Bureau Chief for School Improvement

  • JB Joshua Barr

    Joshua Barr

    Director Civil & Human Rights Commission


  • DGP Dr. George P. Belitsos

    Dr. George P. Belitsos

    Youth and Shelter Services, Inc (retired)

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus

  • CC Christine Calpin

    Christine Calpin

    Casey Family Programs

    Managing Director - Public Policy

  • JAA Jason Almerico and Carrie Carter

    Jason Almerico and Carrie Carter



  • CC Carrie Carter

    Carrie Carter


    Mother who successfully reunified with her children in care

  • AC Ana Clymer

    Ana Clymer

    United Way of Central Iowa

    Cultural Equity Learning Exchange Facilitator, Cultural Equity Alliance Steering Committee member

  • LDA Lisa D Aunno and Ana Clymer

    Lisa D Aunno and Ana Clymer



  • AC Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner

    Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner

    School of Social Work at the University of Iowa

    Assistant Professor

  • JC Jackie Counts

    Jackie Counts

    Kansas University


  • DGP Dr. George P. Belitsos and Maggie Tinsman and Liz Cox

    Dr. George P. Belitsos and Maggie Tinsman and Liz Cox



  • Liz Cox

    Liz Cox

    PCA Iowa

    Executive Director

  • TD Theresa Davidson

    Theresa Davidson

    Mercy Medical Center

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

  • DD Deanna Davis

    Deanna Davis



  • M(F Michael (Mike) Ferjak

    Michael (Mike) Ferjak

    I Know A Guy Training & Consulting, LLC

    Chief Trainer and Consultant

  • CMH Children's Mental Health and Well-Being Grantees

    Children's Mental Health and Well-Being Grantees



  • CVA Celine Villongco and Lindsey Hornbaker

    Celine Villongco and Lindsey Hornbaker



  • LH Lindsey Hornbaker

    Lindsey Hornbaker

    Iowa Attorney General's Office

    Victims’ Rights Coordinator

  • JH Janet Horras

    Janet Horras

    Iowa Department of Public Health

    State Home Visitation Director

  • KH Kere Hughes-Belding

    Kere Hughes-Belding

    Iowa State University

    Human Development & Family Studies

  • KDH Kristin Duppong Hurley

    Kristin Duppong Hurley

    University of Nebraska–Lincoln

    Research Professor

  • KM Kai McGee

    Kai McGee

    Four Oaks

    Family Connections Effectiveness Manager

  • KF Kathy Flaminio

    Kathy Flaminio

    1000 Petals LLC

    Founder

  • MK Mary Kelly

    Mary Kelly

    Productive Leaders

    CEO

  • MK Mary Kelly

    Mary Kelly



  • AK Angie Kendall

    Angie Kendall

    Child Abuse Council

    Director of Development and Communication

  • ATA Ashley Trost and Katie Kieffer

    Ashley Trost and Katie Kieffer



  • KK Katie Kieffer

    Katie Kieffer

    Boys Town


  • AK Amanda Koonjbeharry

    Amanda Koonjbeharry

    Hennepin County

    Administrative Manager

  • LDA Lisa D Aunno

    Lisa D Aunno

    National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice

    Training Director

  • JHA Janet Horras and PJ West and Jean Sullivan and Pat McReynolds

    Janet Horras and PJ West and Jean Sullivan and Pat McReynolds



  • PM Pat McReynolds

    Pat McReynolds

    Mahaska Wapello Early Childhood Iowa

    Area Director

  • DM Deanah Messenger

    Deanah Messenger

    Casey Family Programs


  • DM Donna Miller

    Donna Miller



  • LAA Laura Abbe and Donna Miller

    Laura Abbe and Donna Miller



  • AP Abby Patterson

    Abby Patterson

    PCA Iowa

    ICAPP Manager

  • CP Carla Peterson

    Carla Peterson

    Iowa State University

    Human Development & Family Studies

  • KHA Kere Hughes-Belding and Carla Peterson

    Kere Hughes-Belding and Carla Peterson



  • KHB Kere Hughes Belding and Carla Peterson

    Kere Hughes Belding and Carla Peterson



  • JR Jennifer Robertson

    Jennifer Robertson

    Iowa Department of Public Health


  • MWA Monica Wilke-Brown and Jennifer Robertson

    Monica Wilke-Brown and Jennifer Robertson



  • PS Paul Schmitz

    Paul Schmitz

    Leading Inside Out

    CEO

  • PS Patsy Sellars

    Patsy Sellars

    Casey Family Programs

    Managing Director of Field Offices

  • SS Shannon Schott

    Shannon Schott

    YSS (Teens Against Human Trafficking)

    Lead Program Specialist

  • JS Jackie Sparks

    Jackie Sparks



  • RJM Rev. Jean M. Sullivan

    Rev. Jean M. Sullivan

    University of Kansas

    Research Project Coordinator

  • TH Taylor Houston

    Taylor Houston

    Mount Mercy Univeristy

    Assistant Professor of Sociology


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Des Moines, IA 50309

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