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Bucks County Children's Advocacy Center

7th ANNUAL
BUCKS COUNTY CONFERENCE ON CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN
JUNE 5, 2018
DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY


The 7th Annual Bucks County Conference on Crimes Against Children focuses on the multidisciplinary team approach to the recognition and investigation of crimes against children.  The objective of this conference is to provide resources to professionals practicing in the field of child abuse investigation, treatment and prevention.  Attendees will increase their collaborative efforts among professionals working in the field, receive current information on investigative and treatment techniques, and increase professional knowledge and skills. 


TIME:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm
PLACE:  Delaware Valley University
Life Sciences Building  (Campus Map - use lots C, B or A)
700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown PA 18901
COST: 
$45.00  - Bucks County Multidisciplinary Team Members (i.e. Bucks Co Law Enforecement, NOVA)
$60.00 - Non-MDT members & Out of County Professionals
FREE - Bucks County Employees (i.e. CYS, Probation, Parole, DA) - Contributions paid for by BCCYSSA

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QUESTIONS CONTACT:  Erika Goettler or Steve Doerner Bucks Co Children's  Advocacy Center at 267-927-0639 or conference@buckscac.org

AGENDA:

8:30am                        Registration and Continental Breakfast
Auditorium Atrium

9:00am                        Welcome
Auditorium                   Outstanding Service Award Presentation               

9:15 – 10:15am          Keynote
  Staci Whitney, L.M.S.W. - "Communicating with Children with Disablities: Realities, Risk Factors and Research"

10:15 – 10:30am        Break

10:30 – 12:00pm        Workshop Session 1

 A – Interviewing Children with Disabilities: Learning to Understand when Little is Spoken - Staci Whitney, L.M.S.W.
 B – Compassion Satisfaction – Deborah Hudson, L.C.S.W.
 C – Human Trafficking of Children and Youth: Clinical Aspects for Pediatric Healthcare Providers – Marita Lind, M.D.
 DThe Invisible Victim: The Non-Offending Parent - Veronique Valliere, Psy.D.
 E – Prosecuting Child Homicides: From Investigation to Verdict: Part 1 – Gayland Gieger, J.D.

12:00 – 1:00pm          Lunch (Included with Registration)
Levin Dining Hall
(Campus Map)

1:00pm – 2:30pm       Workshop Session 2
 
AHealing Through the Alphabet: Providing Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ+ Youth: Part 1 – Joyce Darakcioglu, NCC, LPC & Tiffini Lanza, M.Ed., LSW
BAssessing Child Physical Abuse: A Clinical and Forensic Perspective– Marita Lind, M.D.
C – Counterintuitive Victim Behavior - Veronique Valliere, Psy.D.
DTrauma and Mental Health Considerations in a Child Sex Trafficking Response - Amanda Gopal, L.C.S.W.
EProsecuting Child Homicides: From Investigation to Verdict: Part 2  - Gayland Gieger, J.D.

2:30pm – 2:45pm       Break - Coffee and snacks

2:45pm - 4:15pm        Workshop Session 3
 
AHealing Through the Alphabet: Providing Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ+ Youth: Part 2 - Joyce Darakcioglu, NCC, LPC & Tiffini Lanza, M.Ed., LSW
BCrossroads: Adolescent Deviance, Risk Assessment and Decision Making  - Veronique Valliere, Psy.D.
C – An MDT Approach to Child Sex Trafficking Investigations - Richard Love
DPositively Everything You Should Know About Child Welfare Law - Brad Jackman, Esq.

4:15pm – 4:30pm       Closing and Evaluations

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THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS AND HOST:
Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency
Delaware Valley University