23rd Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Statewide Conference

Description

The 23rd Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Statewide Conference will be held October 19-20, 2017 at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville in Lisle, Illinois. This year’s conference theme is "Protecting Children...Finding Strength, Hope and Resilience". At times it seems like the job of preventing child abuse can overwhelm and drain us. It is at those times that we must come together and re-energize our passion for protecting the children of Illinois.

The Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Statewide Conference is a two-day conference that offers access to national speakers and cutting-edge information in the field of child abuse prevention, intervention and best practices.
 
The conference features:
-Three plenary sessions
-24 breakout sessions
-an awards luncheon
-resource tables
-professional networking opportunities
-CEUs and other continuing professional development credits

The following sessions ONLY have been approved for IL EI credits:

10/19/2017

*9:00am-10:30am Plenary Speaker "From Victim to Victor"-1.5 WWF
10:45am-12:00pm Workshop Series A breakout sessions
*It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child…Recognizing Abuse-1.25 WWF
*The “IT” Factor in Resiliency-0.75 ATY, 0.75 INT
*Trauma Informed Care Principles When Working with Children Exposed to Violence or Other Traumas-0.75 WWF, 0.75 INT
*Parent Engagement-it’s not just a goal!-1.25 WWF
2:00pm-3:15pm Workshop Series B breakout sessions
*Alcohol, Pregnancy, and the Vulnerable Child-1.25 ATY
*Using Arts-Based Approaches When Working With Children and Families in the Aftermath of Trauma-0.75 ATY, 0.75 INT
*Social Determinants of Health: When Zip Code Matters More Than Genetic Code-1.25 WWF
*Responsible Response: Human Trafficking and Trauma-Informed Care-1.25 WWF
3:45pm-5:00pm Workshop Series C breakout sessions
*Building resilience in Children: Practical Strategies that Foster Connection-1.25 WWF
*Using Arts-Based Approaches When Working With Children and Families in the Aftermath of Trauma-0.75 ATY, 0.75 INT
*The Cost of Caring: When Their Circumstance Become Your Stress-1.25 WWF
*Trauma Informed Care Principles When Working with Children Exposed to Violence or Other Traumas-0.75 WWF, 0.75 INT
*Relationship as Environment-1.25 WWF

10/20/2017

*8:30am-9:45am Plenary Speaker "The Neurobiology of Attachment in Maternal/Infant Dyads Affected by Prenatal Substance Use"-1.25 WWF
10:00am-11:15am Workshop Series D breakout sessions
*Finally I Belong-A Foster Kid’s Dream Come True-1.25 WWF
*Advocating for Prevention-Using the Language and Frame that Works-1.25 WWF
*The “IT” Factor in Resiliency-0.75 ATY, 0.75 INT
*The Importance of the Trauma: From the Lens of a Caregiver-1.25 WWF
*Testifying: The Need for Trust and Truth-1.25 WWF
11:30am-12:45pm Plenary Speaker "Success is a Journey"-1.25 WWF

Location The Hilton Lisle/Naperville
3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
Date 10/19/2017 9:00 AM - 10/20/2017 12:45 PM (Check in 7:30 AM)
Sponsor Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
Trainer Vanessa McNeal, Ira Chasnoff, George Duvall, Angela Black, Kathy Nelson, Marcia Ryan, Erin Bickle, Angie Darden, Patti Torchia, Dana Keim, Peggy Mayfield, Juanona Brewster, Tom Bradach, Monique Smith, Victor Lasko, Darci Flynn, Susan Mrazek, Ellen Walsh, Vanessa Esparza-Lopez, Paula Corrigan-Halpern, Stefanie Polacheck, Lisa Wilson, Carolyn Gibson, Cindy Nguyen, Michael Stiehl, Jennifer Lambert
Contact Jeanne Burau (815) 753-1687 jburau@niu.edu
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific goals
5. Comprehensive plans
6. Periodic monitoring
7. Quality services
Credit Hours 0
Cost $199 (by 09/26/17), $229 (after 09/26/17)
Status Closed