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"Beyond Separation: Protecting Cross Border Families" Two-Day Conference wi...

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University of Maryland School of Social Work

621 W Lombard Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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Join ISS-USA for their 7th Annual Conference, Beyond Separation: Protecting Cross Border Families, co-hosted by the University of Maryland School of Social Work from Thursday, October 17th through Friday, October 18th. Day One of the conference features a half-day training institute followed by a full day conference featuring four expert panels on Friday. The two-day event will cover how legal, judicial, social service, and advocacy professionals share and implement best practices to protect the long term safety of cross border children and families.

CEUs will be offered through the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

The Training Institute is a full-day program designed to improve participants' capacity to identify and manage cross-border permanency planning and child welfare cases.The training will help participants develop key skills to solve the problems that will be the focus of the conference on the following day.

Day Two of the conference will look at planning for the safety of vulnerable children separated from their family. Panels will include:

  1. Children on the Move: A Big Picture Look at International Family Separation

  2. Lessons from the Field: Best Practices in Repatriation and Reintegration

  3. Finding Common Ground: Legal and Social Work Cooperation in the Best Interest of Children

  4. Partners in Protection: The Role of Governments in Supporting Repatriating Children and Families

Two day tickets are available as well as individual tickets for each day. Two day Early Bird Registration passes include free tickets to our Welcome Reception on the 17th. Register before it's too late! Early Bird prices are only available until August 31.

Should you have any further questions regarding the conference, don't hesitate to reach out to us at question@iss-usa.org.

Our sponsorship registration page is now up! For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2Kiue0E. If you have any questions regarding sponsorship, please contact Marie Blum, Fund Development and Communications Coordinator, at mblum@iss-usa.org.

To learn more about ISS-USA's work to connect vulnerable children, adults, and families separated by an international border to the services and support they need, visit www.iss-usa.org.

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