The Champions 4 Children conference is focused on educating the community and professionals in recognizing the signs, symptoms and effects of child abuse. As well as how to respond to outcries of child abuse. This is also a networking opportunity to come together as a community and help each other work towards the prevention of child abuse. The individuals in attendance will range from law enforcement, CPS, FBI, Educators, Children Advocacy Personnel, Nurses, Prosecution, parents and community members. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for offsite training such as the Stewards of Children/Darkness to Light training available to all members of the community in the Permian Basin.
Dealing with vicarious trauma
Inside the mind of a predator
How to NOT help the defense attorney
Child Sex Trafficking
Case study: Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places
Medical Exams/SANE legal updates
Trauma: A Family Affair
Pure in Heart: A survival story from a mother and daughter point of view
The Champions 4 Children Conference is an approved provider for continuing education credits. CEU's will be offered by Midland Memorial Hospital. Social work CEU's will be provided by Midland Independent School District. TCOLE hours provided by Odessa Police Academy. Certificates will be sent by mail after the conference.
Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided and included in the cost of the registration fee.
The Champions 4 Children Conference is hosted by Harmony Home Children's Advocacy Center and partially funded by United Way of Odessa.