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Monday, July 22, 2013

8 am – 7 pm Registration

Pre-Conference Workshops

9 am – 4 pm CFSR Instrument Training for Reviewers – Diana Weber and Delores Friedt

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Cost of Caring: Secondary Traumatic Stress – David Conrad

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

7:30 am Registration

9:30 Welcome: Maggie Anderson, Executive Director of the ND Department of Human Services
     Shari Doe, Director of the Children and Family Services Division

10:00 Plenary Workshop: Unconditional Commitment ... The Only Love that Matters ... to Older Youth - Pat O'Brien

12:00 pm Lunch on Your Own

1:30 – 3:00 pm A Workshops

A-1 The Saving F.A.C.E. Approach to Finding Permanent Parents for Every Teen in Our Care — Barring No One, Part I – (continued in B-1) – Pat O'Brien (3 hour)

A-2 Drugs and Society, Part I (continued in B-2) – Travis Jacobson (3 hour)

A-3 Collaborative Care: How to Increase Safe Use of Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents in Community and Residential Settings, Part I (continued in B-3) – Dr. Mark Borer (3 hour)

A-4 Safety Assessment and Safety Planning in Child Welfare – Dee Wilson (90 minute)

A-5 Peer Mentors in Child Welfare, Part I (continued in B-5) – Jill Duerr Berrick (3 hour)

A-6 Infant Mental Health, Part I (continued in B-6) – Sonya Thorn (3 hour)

A-7 Human Trafficking in North Dakota – Paula Bosh (90 minutes)

3:00 Afternoon Break

3:30 – 5:00 pm B Workshops

B-1 The Saving F.A.C.E. Approach to Finding Permanent Parents for Every Teen In Our Care — Barring No One, Part II (continuation of A-1) – Pat O'Brien

B-2 Drugs and Society, Part II (continuation of A-2) – Travis Jacobson

B-3 Collaborative Care: How to Increase Safe Use of Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents in Community and Residential Settings, Part II (continuation of A-3) – Dr. Mark Borer

B-4 Planning for Safe and Stable Reunifications – Dee Wilson (90 minutes)

B-5 Peer Mentors in Child Welfare, Part II (continuation of A-5) – Jill Duerr Berrick

B-6 Infant Mental Health, Part II (continuation of A-6) – Sonya Thorn

B-7 Human Trafficking in North Dakota – Paula Bosh (90 minutes)
This is a repeat of A-7.

5:00 pm Hospitality Reception in Courtyard

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

8:30 am Plenary Session: Understanding the Vulnerability of Young Children Exposed to Trauma and Stress – Anne Gearity

10:00 Morning Break

10:30 Plenary Session: High Conflict Divorce Cases – Mindy Mitnick

12:00 pm Lunch On Your Own

1:30 – 3:00 pm C Workshops

C-1 Development Repair for Young Children: Turning Ideas into Interventions that Support Resilience, Part I (continued in D-1) – Anne Gearity (3 hour)

C-2 Assessing Allegations of Sexual Abuse in High Conflict Custody Cases, Part I (continued in D-2) – Mindy Mitnick (3 hour)

C-3 Youth Suicide in Custody: Guiding Principles to Prevention and Critical Components of a Viable Prevention Program, Part I (continued in D-3) – Lindsay Hayes (3 hour)

C-4 Safety Assessment and Safety Planning in Child Welfare – Dee Wilson (90 minute)
(Repeat of A-4)

C-5 Rumination and Second-guessing: Recognizing the Negative Impact and Taking Steps to Overcome Them – David Conrad (90 minute)

C-6 Working with Military Families – Randy Nedegaard (90 minutes)

C-7 To Be Announced

3:00 pm Afternoon Break

3:30 – 5:00 pm D Workshops

D-1 Development Repair for Young Children: Turning Ideas into Interventions that Support Resilience, Part II (continued from C-1) – Anne Gearity

D-2 Assessing Allegations of Sexual Abuse in High Conflict Custody Cases, Part II (continued from C-2) – Mindy Mitnick

D-3 Youth Suicide in Custody: Guiding Principles to Prevention and Critical Components of a Viable Prevention Program, Part II (continued from C-3) – Lindsay Hayes

D-4 Planning for Safe and Stable Reunifications – Dee Wilson (90 minutes)
(Repeat of B-4).

D-5 Recognizing, Acknowledging and Working through Grief and Loss Issues at Work – David Conrad (90 minutes)

D-6 Working with Military Families – Randy Nedegaard (90 minutes)
Repeat of C-6.

D-7 To Be Announced

Thursday, July 25, 2013

8:00 am Breakfast Provided

8:30 What's Happening in Child and Family Services in North Dakota?
Children and Family Services Division, North Dakota Department of Human Services

9:30 Ethics and the Multidisciplinary Team – Amy Russell
(This will satisfy the Ethics training requirements for Social Workers).

12:00 pm Conference Ends