The Power of Hope 
Georgia Conference on Children and Families
October 25-27, 2017
Marriott Augusta 


♦Bethany Christian Services





♦The Social Empowerment Center


Youth Villages


♦Community Connections
♦Creative Community Services

Global Vision Technologies, Inc.

♦Hillside, Inc.
♦Laurel Heights Hospital
♦Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta

♦Morningstar Children and Family Services, Inc. 
ProSolutions Training


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Sampling of Sessions

Below is a sampling of sessions  for the 2017 GCCF: 

A1 - Changing Perceptions About Foster Children and Psychotropic Medications
A2 - Permanency Planning for Complex Populations
A3 - Prevention of Maltreament Road Map (1 of 2)
A4- Juvenile Justice Reform: the mpact of RBWO vendors and families
A5 - The Emotional Intelligent Leader Luis Castro
A6 -  Fostering Relationship and Economic Enrichment:Campus-Community Partnership

B1 - Clinical Supervision in Community Managed Mental Health
B2  - Creating synergy to move families forward: Building a Cross-System collaborative for DFCS staff and Community Partners
B3 -  Prevention of Maltreament Road Map
Cheryl Arndt (2 of 2)
B4 - DJJ and Trauma Informed Care for DJJ Youth Based in the Community
B5  - The Path to Organizational Health
B6 -  ETHICS (continuation of preconference session)

C1 -  Health Connections Model (WellCare)
C2 -  Making a CPS Report: A discussion with Mandated Reporters
C3 -  Georgia's Children and Sex Trafficking
C4 -  An Interactive Look at Therapy in the Ga Juvenile Justice System
C5 -  Developing a Dream Team
C6  - Safe Transportation & Resources for Georgia's Children
C7 -  In Pursuit of the Best Interests of the Child

D1 -  An overview of Amerigroup's Behaviorall Health Services and the Importance of Provider Collaboration
D2 - Navigating the Residential Child Care Licensing Process
D3 -  Using Evidence-based Practices to Prevent Child Maltreatment(1 of 2)
D4 - Mindfulness as an enhancement to Group Process
 (1 of 2)
D5 -  It's not all fun and games: Simulations, Role Play and Puzzles for Leadership Development
D6  - Helping Youth Thrive not just Survive (1 of 2)

D7  - In Pursuit of the Best Interests of the Child

E1 -  The Impact of Maternal substance Abuse on child Development: What Do We Know?
E2 -  Advocacy 
E3 -  Using Evidence-based Practices to Prevent Child Maltreatment (2 of 2)
E4 -  Mindfulness as an enhancement to Group Process
 (2 of 2)
E5 -  Reframing Child Welfare Services
E6 -  Helping Youth Thrive not just Survive
 (2 of 2)
E7 - To Pee or Not to Pee: Motions for Access during CPS Investigation            

F1 -  Brain Based Services
F2 - Everyone Deserves a Second Chance: Improving the Health and Well-being of Young Families
F3 -  Safe Infant Sleep--Starting the Conversation
F4 -  Effective Strategies for Implementation of Wraparound & Systems of Care
F5  - A Blueprint for Implementing Trauma Informed Care in Organizations--Hi-lites of Our Journeys

Please note, sessions are subject to change 

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Marriott Augusta at the Convention Center
Two 10th Street - Augusta, Georgia 30901
local number  706.722.8900

Please note, the link to online room reservations
and access to the special GCCF hotel rate is provided in the registration confirmation email. 
The group rate will be available until Oct 3, 2017 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.


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