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With only one month remaining, this is the time to register for Missouri’s Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Conference.  Please join CTF and other community, national and statewide prevention advocates and practitioners as we “kick off” April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, April 2-4, 2013 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City.  You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear prominent national speakers including Dr. Robert W. Block, M.D., Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Jeff Linkenbach, Ed.D., Montana State University; Robert Sege, M.D., Boston Medical Center; Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, Deaconess Foundation; and motivational speaker John O’Leary from Rising Above!

Workshops include Building Positive Community Norms in Prevention; early brain development and cognitive functioning; Mental Health First Aid; ACEs Study; New Science to Inform & Advance Prevention; Applying Spirit, Science, & Action to Child Maltreatment Prevention; Child Sexual Abuse Prevention; promising approaches for community based prevention; incorporating the Strengthening Families Protective Factors; effective strategic planning using the logic model; positive parenting for fathers; co-occurrence of domestic violence & child abuse; improving child outcomes through strengthening relationships,  and much, much more!

Registration is only $95 for the 3-day event.   For questions pertaining to the conference contact Alicia by e-mail or (573)751-5147.  CEU’s available.  This is an event that only occurs every two years so you won’t want to miss it.  Register Online or Printable Conference Registration Form & Agenda (PDF), Print & post conference promotional flyer (PDF)