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The 2017 Children's Justice Act Conference

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Wyndham Indianapolis West

2544 Executive Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46241

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The 2017 Children's Justice Act Conference (CJA) hosted by the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) and Riley Children's Foundation focuses on issues that aid in the investigation, assessment and prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases, and child fatalities. It is a statewide conference and will be held in Indianapolis on October 3rd & 4th, 2017.

This year’s keynote and workshop presentations center around Indiana's runaway opioid drug epidemic, mental health issues of those surrounded by drug abuse, medical issues inflicted on infants and young children by child abuse and neglect, and a primer on autism for all first responders and professionals. Workshop topics also include educational presentations on infant and childhood mental health, how recognition of minor injuries in infants and young children is paramount to the early detection of maltreatment, understanding and preventing professional burnout, and much more.




Registration fee schedule:

  • Early registration is $55/day before September 8th

  • Regular registration is $75/day from September 8th – 22nd

  • Late registration fee is $95/day after September 22nd or for walk-ins

*Registration processing fees are not included in registration cost.



Guest speakers include:

Jim McClelland from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s office who is Indiana’s Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement.

Brian Meyer, PhD who is Interim Associate Chief and Mental Health Services/Supervisory Psychologist at the
H. H. McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. He is also an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Officer Jermaine Galloway is an Idaho law enforcement officer with over 20 years of experience in alcohol and drug education and enforcement and prevention. He has won four national awards and one international award for his work and has trained over 105,000 people nationwide.

Dr. David Mee-Lee is a board-certified psychiatrist, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). He has forty years of experience in person centered treatment and program development for people with re-occurring health and substance abuse conditions.

Dr. Richard Ruhrold is a licensed psychologist in the State of Indiana since 1987 and is endorsed as a Health Service Provider. He also serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Psychologist and Clinical Director at the Otis R, Bowen Center for Human Services in Fort Wayne, Indiana and is a board-certified fellow in clinical hypnotherapy.

Officer Stephanie Cooper is a member of International Law Enforcement Educator Training Association (ILEETA) and is a mother of an autistic son.


If you have any questions regarding the conference please send us an email at cja.conference@mail.com

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