$50 – $160

27th Annual Downstate Conference on Child Abuse

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Sheraton Four Points

319 Fountains Pkwy.

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

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The conference brochure and a full description of sessions and speaker information is available on our website at www.downstateconference.com.


CEUs

Registrants will be charged $10 per person for continuing education units (CEUs) for LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, attorneys (MCLEs), and play therapists (APT). If you need CEUs, please pick the appropriate ticket type when you register.



A certificate of attendance will be provided for all paid registrants who attend the conference.


HOTEL INFORMATION

There is a block of rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton at a rate of $85 (double) and $95 (king) per night plus taxes and fees. Call 618-622-9500 and use group code # D01773 or reference the Downstate Conference. Block will be released on April 8, 2019. So, be sure to make your reservations prior to April 8th. Please use the link below if you want to make your reservation online.

Click here to make your hotel reservation online.


DAILY SCHEDULE

Wednesday, April 24th

8:00am - 8:30am Registration & Light Refreshments

8:30am - 10:00am "Got Bias?" Recognizing personal bias and how it impacts your work.

10:00am - 10:15am Break

10:15am - 11:45am Breakout Sessions (A)

  • A1 - Mary Migliaro - Building Resilience in Children: The magic ingredient in a successful prevention program.
  • A1 - Franc Hudspeth - Neurobiologically-Informed Play Therapy to Address Complex Trauma
  • A3 - Bill Fulbright - Overcoming Defenses in Child Abuse Cases

11:45am - 12:45pm Lunch (Provided)

12:45pm - 2:15pm Breakout Sessions (B)

  • B1 - Mary Migliaro - The Correlation Between Animal Abuse, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence
  • B2 - Franc Hudspeth - Neurobiologically-Informed Play Therapy to Address Complex Trauma (Cont.)
  • B3 - Bill Fulbright - Working with Cognitively Impaired Victims and Witnesses

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

2:30pm - 4:00pm Breakout Sessions (C)

  • C1 - Mary Migliaro - Who takes care of me? Caring for the caregiver in all of us.
  • C2 - Franc Hudspeth - Neurobiologically-Informed Play Therapy to Address Complex Trauma (Cont.)
  • C3 - Bill Fulbright - Corroboration in Child Abuse Cases

Thursday, April 25th

8:00am - 8:30am Registration & Light Refreshments

8:30am - 10:00am Neuroscience of High Stress and Trauma - Russell and Myra Strand

10:00am - 10:15am Break

10:15am - 11:45am Deception Detection - Russell and Myra Strand

11:45am - 12:45pm Lunch (Provided)

12:45pm - 2:15pm Trauma Responsive Investigations and Prosecution - Russell and Myra Strand

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

2:30pm - 4:00pm Trauma Responsive Investigations and Prosecution (Cont.) - Russell and Myra Strand





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