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Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Intervention, Safety, and Healing

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Schoolcraft College

VisTaTech Center

18600 Haggerty Road

Livonia, Michigan 48152

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Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Intervention, Safety, and Healing

Host: State Court Administrative Office - Child Welfare Services

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center

Location: Livonia, Michigan

Street Address: 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

Target Audience:
Child welfare professionals including jurists, court staff, prosecutors, attorneys, lawyer-guardians ad litem, child protective services and mental health providers, and education professionals.

Training Description:
This training will provide participants with an overview of the recommendations made by the Governor’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children. Participants will gain an understanding of how the motivation of offenders provides critical insight to a broader understanding of the issues to be addressed when completing assessments, implementing interventions, and safety planning. In addition, training participants will learn how to identify child sexual abuse victimization and how to help children and families heal. Small group discussion will be included to allow participants to learn how to put the theories learned to practice.

Speakers:

  • Tom Cottrell, Vice President, Chief Programming Officer, YWCA West Central Michigan

  • Joyce Siegel, LMSW, System Manager, Sexual Assault Services, Bronson Battle Creek

Is registration required?
Yes. Registration is required and on-site registration is not available. Please do not register to attend this training unless you have scheduling flexibility and have received the necessary authorization to attend. Excessive nonattendance without prior cancellation will result in limited access to future CWS training events.

Who should I contact
with questions?

For general assistance, please contact Kate McPherson, SCAO-CWS Administrative Assistant, at McphersonK@courts.mi.gov or 517-373-5322. For questions regarding the training content, please contact Elizabeth Henderson, SCAO-CWS Court Analyst, at HendersonE@courts.mi.gov or 517-373­-2621.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. You can update your information (name, email, answers, etc.). Click on the following link for a step by step tutorial: http://help.eventbrite.com/customer/en_us/portal/articles/430100-how-to-update-your-ticket-registration-information

Do I have to print and bring my registration confirmation to the event?

No. There will be a sign in sheet at the SCAO-CWS registration desk outside of the meeting room.

The name on the registration doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No. Please use the attendee's name only.

I need an overnight guest room at the hotel.

The State Court Administrative Office has a limited block of discounted guest rooms at the Detroit Marriott Livonia, located at 17100 Laurel Park Drive-North, Livonia, MI 48152. Travel and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the participant. All reservations must be made by the participant through the Hotel’s Reservation Department at (734) 462-3100. The room block will close on Monday, May 21, 2018 or when the block is full. When and if you need to make a reservation, please reference the group name “SCAO-CWS Room Block".

When do I receive a Certificate of Attendance?

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance via email within one week of the training. The certificates are for proof of attendance and tracking of participation hours.

What attire do you recommend?
Room temperature can fluctuate throughout the day. Please plan accordingly and dress in layers.

Is food provided?

Lunch will be generously provided to participants within State of Michigan meal rates. Due to grant restrictions, we are unable to provide breakfast or snacks. Additional meals and snacks are the responsibility of the participant. If you require a vegetarian meal or have severe food allergies, please contact Kate McPherson at McphersonK@courts.mi.gov or 517-373-5322.

What meeting room will the training be in?

The training will be held in the DiPonio Room VT-500A-C meeting rooms on the first floor of the Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center. Please use the front/main entrance to the building.

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VisTaTech Center

18600 Haggerty Road

Livonia, Michigan 48152

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