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Upbring’s 2nd Annual Conference on Child Maltreatment

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1 Day - 12 Presentations - 20 Speakers

Monday, April 10, 2017

8 am. – 6 p.m. | St. David’s Episcopal Church

This event enables you to learn from researchers, practitioners and community leaders on how you can help drive transformative change. It’s about working together–truly changing the life trajectory of every child served and raising expectations for a brighter future.

Topics Include


  • Keynote from Peter J. Pecora, Ph.D. on practical strategies for improving the utilization of research for policy, program design and practice
  • Early Results from the Texas Youth Permanency Study
  • Intergenerational Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Youth Voice on Permanency
  • Child Advocacy & the 85th Legislative Session
  • From Mapping Results to Community Action
  • And more!

REGISTER TODAY

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Registration includes breakfast, lunch, networking reception and CEUs (Social Work, LPC).

Agenda


8 Breakfast Plenary on Child Advocacy & the 85th Legislative Session
9:15 Keynote from Peter J. Pecora, Ph.D. on practical strategies for
improving the utilization of research for policy, program design and
practice
10:30 Breakout Sessions: From Mapping Results to Community Action
Including presentations from Dell Children’s Trauma and Injury
Research Center, TexProtects, and Cook Children’s Center for
Prevention of Child Maltreatment.
Noon Lunch with facilitated small group discussion and call to action
1:30 Breakout Sessions: White Papers

Including presentations on Child Abuse Fatality Prevention (Peter
Pecora), Intergenerational Transmission of Neglect (Dee Wilson),
Medical Homes for Children in Foster Care (Karla Lawson)

2:30 Afternoon Plenary – Youth Panel

Early Results from the Texas Youth Permanency Study

4 Networking Reception
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