Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse

02/23/2009 - 8:00am to 02/24/2009 - 5:00pm
Corpus Christi
Sponsoring Agency: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas

A statewide Conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. Participants may attend their choice of a variety of workshops on child abuse and neglect prevention and educational programs or may select workshops for specialized training credits and professional development.

Featured Speakers

Cordelia Anderson, Prevention Consultation & Training, Sensibilities, Inc. - Chair, National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

From Dr. Seuss to Pornography: A New Frontier for Primary Prevention

Gerald J. Middents, MDiv, PhD, inter-disciplinary social scientist, ordained clergy, and psychologist - Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Austin College

"Family as the Breeding Ground for Violence: unlearning the cycle of abuse environment"

Jim Hmurovich, President - Prevent Child Abuse America

"Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go"

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