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32nd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
4/13/2014 - 4/16/2014
Hyatt Pier Sixty-Six
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Event Contact:
Lauren Shapiro
Events Manager
503-222-4044 ext. 118
Sponsoring Organization(s):
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Additional Information:
The Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect will feature expert plenary panels, innovative workshops, networking opportunities, and celebratory events focused on serving the best interests of Native children in children's mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice. This year's conference goals include:
-To highlight successful strategies for developing effective services
-To reveal the latest and most innovative child welfare and children’s mental health service delivery practices
-To highlight tactics and strategies for financing and sustaining services that impact children
-To showcase strategies for involving youth and families in developing services and policies that lead to systems change
-To create peer-to-peer networks that will assist each other in the work toward permanency for all American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) families
-To share the latest research on the well-being of AI/AN children and effective child welfare and children’s mental health services, practices, and policies.