October 17-19, 2018

Marriott Augusta at the Convention Center

Experienced presenters responded to our call for presentations with workshop proposals. Topics of interest include  ethics, supervision, prevention, best practice, behavioral health, juvenile justice, leadership and specialty interests.  Below is a sampling of proposed workshop selections: 


  • Specialty Arts Integration
  • The Sex Trafficking of Georgia's Children
  • Health Connections: Improving health outcomes for vulnerable populations through innovative partnerships with a focus on social determination on health
  • Strengthening Families Georgia-Social Connections
  • Efficiency or Effective: Does it Really Matter?
  • The HOPE of ACEs - Prevention of Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • From Awkward to Awesome: Promising Practices in Collaborative Efforts of School and Community Social Services Providers for Improved Student Outcomes
  • The Impact of Maternal Substance Abuse on Child Development
  • Why the Best Leaders are the Best Leaders
  • Personal Supports Training
  • Accreditation
  • Home in 5
  • Seasons in Child Welfare
  • Supporting Change: Using evaluation results to improve juvenile justice program performance
  • QEEG Brainmapping, Trauma, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Georgia CASA - TBD
  • The importance of self-care.
  • Best Practices for Working with Substance Exposed Infants and Their Families
  • Should my child be 1013? How to work in Collaboration with Core Providers and Hospitals.
  • Fun-demental Bully Inspector (FBI)
  • From Removal to Permanency: The Role of Child Attorneys in Dependency Proceedings
  • Racial and Ethnic Equity and Inclusion - What does it mean for Child Welfare in Georgia?
  • Resources to Help Children Thrive
  • Presenter (GA RYSE ILP)
  • Connecting the Dots:  Assessments & Treatment Planning
  • Integrated Care - Management & Implementation Techniques
  • Talking Over the Fence:  Bridging the Gap Between Child Welfare and Substance Abuse
  • Clinical Supervision in Mental Health and Across Generations 
  • The Kenny A in the era of Blueprint for Change
  • Slippery Ethical Dilemmas
  • Understanding psychotropic medications and the Georgia Families 360º Program: An overview for the non-medical professional
  • A Model for Building Trauma Responsive Communities Across Georgia
  • Mental Health Crisis Management and Intervention
  • Succession Planning and Building "Bench Strength"
  • Supervisor Mentoring: The Key to Leadership Development
  • The Power of Partnership: How Public Schools and Youth Mental Health Services Can Collaborate for Student Success
  • Instituting TFCBT throughout your agency
  • Social Determinants of Health

Bethany Christian Services




♦The Social Empowerment Center


♦Community Connections, Inc.
♦Georgia Department of Public Health

♦Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta

♦Youth Villages

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The Georgia  Conference on  Children and Families is the largest annual  interdisciplinary event  in Georgia designed  to bring together the  community that  serves children and  families.The conference will  feature specialized  tracks, plenary  sessions and networking opportunities with the goal of improving outcomes for the children and families that we serve. This conference includes a full spectrum of disciplines and organizations serving Georgia’s children and families which includes child advocacy, juvenile justice, social service, education, legal counsel and the faith-based community. The conference provides a forum to improve competencies, learn from experts in the field and network with other professionals who have a wealth of experience.

brochure: under development
attendee registration: coming soon

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

For more information contact: or 404.572.6170

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