INVITES YOU TO ATTEND CONFERENCE ON:
“PROTECTION AND HOPE: LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT THE IMPACT OF CHILD ABUSE IN THE PAST 50 YEARS”
Thursday April 27, 2017
9:00 AM-3:30 PM Conference
8:30 AM- Registration and Continental Breakfast
12:00 PM-Lunch-Catered by Dulan’s Restaurant-Crenshaw
Calvary Chapel Christian Church-Crenshaw
4528 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles 90043.
Aprille Flint, MSW, Child and Family Policy Institute of California
Aprille Flint has over nineteen years of service to diverse children, youth and families with a commitment to practice and system enhancements that ensure the sound implementation and provision of social work “best practices” as well as culturally appropriate, trauma-informed services and supports to children, youth, families, communities and tribes at all levels of system interaction. She has experience with leadership development, technical assistance, program coordination, promising-practice training, coaching and implementation, child welfare case management, community partnership-building and research and evaluation in local and state foster care systems.
Dr. Gloria Morrow, Director of Behavioral Health, MMGMolina Health Care, Medical Management
Dr. Gloria Morrow is one of the nation's leading clinical psychologists, who devoted her early career to teaching students in undergraduate and graduate psychology programs. As an academician, clinician and author, her teaching, counseling and books have helped thousands of people find true inner healing. Dr. Gloria has shared her expertise on many topics, including depression, anxiety, marriage and relationship issues, and a variety of issues relative to people of color from all ethnic backgrounds. She has become well known throughout the faith community because of her willingness to address the issue of mental illness in the church and the role of pastors and church leaders in granting permission for parishioners to seek mental health services outside the church when appropriate
Alan-Michael Graves, Children’s Institute, Director of Project Fatherhood
Alan-Michael S. Graves is the Director of Project Fatherhood in the Leadership Center at Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII). The Leadership Center at CII is the nucleus for a broad range of multidisciplinary activities, from research and program development to training and advocacy for policy change. Mr. Graves has worked in the human services field with extensive experience as a manager and administrator for both public and private agencies. For the past 10 years, he has worked with at-risk children, with a focus on those involved in the child welfare system. He has served on many national and local boards of organizations designed to treat at-risk children and families. He brings these diverse perspectives to his work helping agencies and systems to develop, implement and evaluate interagency systems of care, family partnership and fatherhood programs.
Purpose of Conference
Advocates for child abuse prevention have made a lasting and positive impact in the lives of vulnerable children and their families. This conference will address practice skills, policies, procedures and community organizing that child abuse prevention workers and advocates have utilized to PROTECT children and provide them with HOPE for the future. This conference will also explore how all professionals have continuously explored best practice interventions in child welfare and applied the best of the past and incorporated the present trends in working with children and families.
At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:
List the changes in child welfare policies over the past 50 years.
Name two examples of positive interventions social workers have adapted.
Discuss how child abuse prevention professionals have provided hope to children.
Demonstrate the importance of the role of fathers in the development of children.
Illustrate how the community provides a safety net for children and families.
Conference Cost is $50.00 and includes breakfast, lunch, conference materials and CEUs. The continental breakfast will be available at 8:30 a.m.
TO PAY BY CHECK(s) OR MONEY ORDER (s) of $50.00 per participant, MAKE PAYABLE TO:
LAC-FAMILY, CHILDREN, COMMUNITY, ADVISORY COUNCIL (LAC-FCCAC)
Complete the attached registration form(s) and send by mail to the following address:
LAC-Family, Children, Community, Advisory Council
118 E. Bilson St. Carson, CA 90746
E-Mail confirmation will be sent upon receiving check/money order and completed registration(s).
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If yes, please indicate your Profession and License #: ____________ _________
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This conference is approved for 5.0 Continuing Education Units by ICAN Associates. ICAN Associates is a recognized CAMFT approved Continuing Education Provider (Provider Number: 131324). This conference meets qualifications for LCSW/LMFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
LCSWs and LMFTs will be required to register for continuing education by no later than 8:45 a.m. and sign out at the end of the conference day. Attendees must complete the day and will not be allowed to sign out early and cannot be given partial credit for this conference. In addition, a signed and completed evaluation form is required. The CEU certificate will be sent three to four weeks after the conference via email. The initial CEU certificate and one replacement (if needed) are free of charge. However, there is a fee of $5.00 for any additional replacement certificates. If there are any questions about CEUs or the issuing of certificates, please contact Sandra Guine at firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by LAC-FCCAC on or before Friday, April 14, 2017. If you need to cancel, please contact Sandra Guine at email@example.com and include your full name and e-mail address used to register. There is an administrative cancellation fee of $15.00. This cancellation fee will be deducted from the refunded registration fee. No refunds will be processed after Friday April 14, 2017.
ABSOLUTELY NO REFUND will be provided to individuals who do not appear for the conference or who fail to cancel.
Facilities are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Guine, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT RECORDING NOTICE
By registering and by your presence at the event, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded. Your entry constitutes your consent to such photography, filming and/or recording and to any use, in all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever including, without limitation, advertising, trade, promotional activities, commercial activities of every description and/ any other lawful purpose whatsoever.
The LAC-Family, Children, Community Advisory Council (LAC-FCCAC) is fully committed to ensuring that all conference activities are in conformance with the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) Continuing Education Standards. LAC-FCCAC assures that its training conference is appropriate for LCSW and LMFT professional development and that LAC-FCCAC is suitable for BBS license renewal.
Furthermore, LAC-FCCAC will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activates, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the LAC-FCCAC Chair in consultation with the LAC-FCCAC Planning Committee, the Inter-Agency on Child Abuse and Neglect Conference Coordinator and the ICAN Executive Director.
While LAC-FCCAC goes to great lengths to assure fair treatment for all participants and ensure conference content follows CEU standards, there may be occasional issues that come to the attention of the conference staff. In most circumstances, a solution can be easily identified. However, if, in the rare circumstance, the situation rises to a more serious level, the grieved individual must immediately request to speak with the Conference Chair who will in turn, attempt to arbitrate the situation. In addition, within 48 hours, the grieved individual must submit their grievance in writing for a record of the incident to be kept on file.