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Kinship Care
Conferences

Date April 25 – 28, 2018
Time  
Sponsor CWLA (Child Welfare League of America)
Conference National Conference
Advancing Excellence in Practice & Policy: Building Resilience in Changing Times
Location Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hyperlink www.cwla.org/Resilience2018 
Notes http://www.cwla.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2018SavetheDate-CallforProposals.pdf 
This conference will highlight how organizations are advancing excellence in child and family services in changing times and working toward creating the next century of service.

 

Date June 13 - 16, 2017
Time  
Sponsor Generations United, and St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care
Conference 2017 Global Intergenerational Conference Generations United's 19th Biennial Conference
Location Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 West Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Hyperlink https://guconference.org/venue-travel/
Notes Four days featuring new releases in intergenerational research, policies, and practices. The conference is a number-one hit for leaders, educators and all intergenerational advocates from around the world.
Key Topics Include:
Technology Linking Generations, Intergenerational Communities, Grandfamilies & Kinship Care, Lifelong Learning & Education, Health & Wellness and so much more!

 

Date June 29 & 30, 2017
Time  
Sponsor PESI – A Non-profit Organization
Speaker Jean Eich, PsyD, LP.
Conference Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Conference
2-Day Intensive Training
Location Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
199 Smith Road, NJ 07054
Parsippany, NJ
Hyperlink www.pesi.com  Register Online
Notes (800) 844-8260 Call to Register
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, chemical dependency, and complex co-morbidity. Designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT assists clinicians in treating clients with emotional problems, suicidal, self-harm, and self-sabotaging urges and behaviors, and challenging interpersonal styles.
Objectives:
• Use DBT flexibly, creatively and effectively
• Make this complex model work for a variety of clients
• Integrate DBT skills into individual and group therapy
• Take home many client resources and worksheets
• Practice streamlined diary cards and chain analysis protocols

 

Date August 29 – September 1, 2017
Time  
Sponsor Daniel Kids Foundation, Inc.
Conference 30th Annual National Independent Living Conference
For Adults and Youth
“Growing Pains”
Location Orlando, Florida
Hyperlink http://www.danielkids.org/page.aspx?pid=430
Notes Daniel’s mission is to provide quality services for youth and families. One way we do that is by helping professionals, clients, and their respective organizations establish and maintain effective Independent Living Programs. Now in its 30th year, Daniel’s National Independent Living Conference, Growing Pains, is a must-attend event for youth service professionals, independent living professionals, and youth aged 15 and up.
Growing Pains presenters include experts in the field of independent living who lead training sessions, workshops, panel discussions, and leadership and team building activities dedicated to the needs of youth who are currently in care. Each general session and workshop offers innovative ideas on how youth can adapt to life’s ever-changing situations and be properly guided to become competent, responsible, independent adults. For conference attendees seeking extra training, plan to attend pre-conference institutes one day prior to the general conference start.
The "Growing Pains" Conference is endorsed as the official conference of the National Independent Living Association (NILA).

 

Date September 8, 2017
Time Registration: 8:00am | Conference: 8:45am to 3:00pm
Sponsor New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect
Conference New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect 15th Biennial Conference
Location Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
201 Village Boulevard, Princeton, NJ, 08540
Hyperlink http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/NJDCF2017/?utm_source=EM-3834+DCF+Implementing+Second+Call+for+Proposals&utm_campaign=EM-3834+DCF+Second+Call+for+Presentations&utm_medium=email
Notes The 2017 conference, Implementing Evidence-Supported Services for Children and Families, will focus on expanding professional knowledge and understanding of strategies for selecting, funding, supporting, and creating the conditions to effectively implement and sustain evidence-supported services for the purpose of achieving socially significant outcomes that meet the needs of children and families.

The conference will provide a forum for professionals to discuss and learn about what it takes to effectively implement and scale evidence-supported practices on the national, state and local level.

Call for Presentations
Call for Presentations
We are looking to highlight frameworks, strategies, successes, challenges, and lessons learned that address one or more of the following topics as they relate to implementing evidence-supported programming:
• Social Impact
• Funding
• Policy and Practice
• Guidelines for Treatment and Services
Proposals are requested for 2-hour workshops. Presentations may include panels or single presenters. More details online.

DEADLINE: Proposals must be received by 5pm on May 31.

Proposals must be received by: May 31, 2017


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