Tuesday, April 24, 2018

2018 Partners for Prevention Conference: Building Knowledge, Protecting Children

Families face many challenges and barriers which often interfere with building strong children. Join us as we acknowledge Child Abuse Prevention Month and learn strategies to strengthen families and be inspired to offer the support and services parents need to raise strong, healthy, and successful children. All parents and professionals are welcome to attend this FREE conference at the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. (Click here for a map.)

Click here to register for the conference by April 13th, and lunch will be provided! Attendance certificates available; please indicate a need for one when you register. We will also offer approved CEUs for EILA, FRYSC, Childcare, and Foster Care. For more information, please call our Community Collaboration for Children office at (270)782-3162, ext. 172.

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Vendors, please sign up here to participate during our lunch break.

Time Event Speaker
8:30 - 8:45am Registration
8:45 - 9:00am Opening Remarks

Breakout Session 1
9:00 - 10:25am

Corporal Punishment: Research, Attitudes and Alternatives Kelly Dauk
In-Home Visit Safety David Jude
10:25 - 10:35am Break

Breakout Session 2
10:35am - 12:00pm

Corporal Punishment: Research, Attitudes and Alternatives Kelly Dauk
In-Home Visit Safety David Jude
Human Trafficking in Kentucky Allyson Cox Taylor
Lunchtime 12:00 - 1:15pm Lunch Plenary: Special Guest Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear
1:15 - 1:30pm Door Prizes Amanda Day
1:30 - 3:30pm The Magic of Attitude Eric Tyler Anderson
3:30pm Closing Remarks Shana Adams

Corporal Punishment: Research, Attitudes and Alternatives
Led by Kelly Dauk

This workshop will review current research regarding the impact of corporal punishment and acknowledge the difficulties in changing attitudes toward corporal punishment. Alternative forms of discipline and progressive programs addressing corporal punishment will be introduced.

In-Home Visit Safety – The Five Critical Areas in Planning for Your Safety
Led by David Jude

Mr. Jude is a twenty-three year veteran of law enforcement and retired in 2017 from the Kentucky State Police. He has trained thousands of professionals across Kentucky in the best practices of site visitation, professional communications, laws of self-protection, leading cultural change and more. This workshop will teach participants how to be aware of their surroundings at all times, proper protocol to follow when visiting a client and steps to take if one feels he is in danger.

Human Trafficking in Kentucky
Led by Allyson Cox Taylor

This session will focus on human trafficking laws and reporting obligations, with specific emphasis on the trafficking of children. The trends of trafficking cases in Kentucky, how kids are being recruited and indicators of child trafficking will also be explored. The session will also address how victims of trafficking often react with a trauma response and how participants can respond to them in a trauma-informed manner.