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Champion for Children Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference
Fri, Mar 24, 2017, 8:00 AM – Sat, Mar 25, 2017, 5:00 PM CDT
The Annual Statewide Champion for Children Conference March 24th and 25th 2017 will be held in Abilene Texas. Our Theme this year will be Putting It All Together. The two-day interdisciplinary conference will explore key themes related to resiliency in children and their families. This will include a focus on: Concepts and theories of resiliency in children and families across cultures, interventions that help build resiliency in children and families, including prevention and treatment, research methods and findings from the study of resiliency across cultures and contexts. This conference will be of interest to law enforcement, clinicians, medical support nurses, family workers, social workers, therapists, educators, child advocates, youth workers, community workers and people form the voluntary sector. Attendees will be able to share their work and ideas regarding factors that are critical to the child and family health, well-being and resilience. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to discuss and integrate the latest work and ideas involving resiliency theory, research and practice. It will reflect a wider discourse that will include solution-focused and various therapy perspectives. Presenters will follow the themes: Resilience and Cultural Issues- the Young Child- Family Work – Mental Health/Well-Being, Vulnerable Children/Young People –Education – Post-modern Perspectives and Research Methodologies and Legal Case studies. Our Second Day will also include a focus on Infant and Toddler Resiliency and care.
Annual conference that brings together over 600 individuals to share information, advance learning opportunities, and support professional growth to those who work to address the needs of children, families, and survivors of child abuse, to raise awareness about child abue, and to prevent child abuse from occuring. CEU's provided. TCLEO provided.