$50 – $160

28th Annual Downstate Conference on Child Abuse

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The Pavilion

1602 Sioux Drive

Marion, IL 62959

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Registration fee includes entry to all workshops, breakfast, lunch, snack, and certificate of attendance.

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

Cancellations after April 10, 2020 will be charged a $35 cancellation fee per day; however, registrations are transferable.



CONFERENCE VENUE

The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion, IL 62959




HANDOUTS

Handouts that have been provided by speakers will be available on the conference website, www.downstateconference.com.



CEUs

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



CERTIFICATES

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 Drury Inn Marion (2706 W DeYoung, Marion, Illinois) at a rate of $96 per night plus taxes and fees. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and referring to the group number 2392647. The block will be released on April 10, 2020. 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 29th

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

8:30am - 10:00am General Session: "Why?" Tony Williams

10:00am - 10:15am Break

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

  • A1 - Kim Madden - Meeting Families Where They Are: Crisis Intervention and Safety Planning for CAC Advocates
  • A2 - David Vucich - Advanced Digital Investigations
  • A3 - Aaron Tomlinson - Verbal De-Escalation and Crisis Communication

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

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

  • B1 - Kim Madden - What Can I Tell My Team and What Can I Share with My Clients? Ethical Decision Making for CAC Advocates
  • B2 - David Vucich - Advanced Digital Investigations (Continued)
  • B3 - Aaron Tomlinson - Verbal De-Escalation and Crisis Communication (Continued)

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

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

  • C1 - Kim Madden - Enhancing Family Resilience
  • C2 - David Vucich - Advanced Digital Investigations (Continued)
  • C3 - Aaron Tomlinson - Verbal De-Escalation and Crisis Communication (Continued)



Thursday, April 30th

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

8:30am - 10:00am Breakout Sessions (D)

  • D1 - Carrie Nettles - Chaplain at the CAC
  • D2 - Julie Brand - The Best Kept Secret: Mother Daughter Sexual Abuse
  • D3 - Holly Grosshans - Obtaining and Admitting Digital Evidence

10:00am - 10:15am Break

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

  • E1 - Carrie Nettles - Spiritual Needs of Children
  • E2 - Julie Brand - The Best Kept Secret: Mother Daughter Sexual Abuse (Continued)
  • E3 - Lorinda Lamken - Child Abuse Cases-Critical Courtroom Motions

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

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

  • F1 - Mike O'Neill and Crystal Uhe - Investigation, Trial, Conviction and Appeal: Overcoming with a Coordinated Sexual Abuse Investigation
  • F2 - Julie Brand - A Close-Up Look at Female Sex Offenders in Positions of Trust
  • F3 - Lorinda Lamken and Kelly Griffith - New Illinois Legislation Affecting Juvenile Victims and Offenders

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

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

  • G1 - Mike O'Neill and Crystal Uhe - Investigation, Trial, Conviction and Appeal: Overcoming with a Coordinated Sexual Abuse Investigation (Continued)
  • G2 - Julie Brand - What About Our Boys? Understanding the Challenges Facing Male Victims of Sexual Abuse and Assault
  • G3 - Betsy Goulet - From Sim World to the Real World: Experiential Training for Multidisciplinary Teams



CONFERENCE SPONSORS

Thank you for your support of this annual multidisciplinary event.

  • Illinois Department of Children & Family Services Children’s Justice Fund

  • Southern Illinois Child Death Investigation Task Force

  • Poshard Foundation

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