2019 Sarasota YMCA/Safe Children Coalition Conference

April 17 & 18 , 2019

Conference sessions which have a PowerPoint and handouts available have a green link below. Please print if you would like to have a copy at the conference, as no copies will be provided.

WEDNESDAY - April 17


Keynote: Kevin Campbell

Family Finding: A highly Participatory and Urgent Approach to Fulfilling the Promise of a 21st Century Child Protection System

Session 1: 12:45-2:00pm

Engagement is Relationship: Learn a new superpower for urgent family engagement practices Kevin Campbell

Hand in Hand: Teaching Together--Caring for babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Amanda Moore-Krummerich and Elizabeth Adams

Resilience in the Face of Trauma: How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burn-out When Working with Traumatized Individuals Stacy Greeter, MD

Encouraging Safe Practices: A Local and Informed Approach to Protecting Children Online Ariane Beauchamp and Shelby Marsh

Everything You Need to Know About Florida's NEW Guardianship Assistance Program  Courtney Smith

Session 2: 2:15-3:30pm

Upfront Family Finding and the Healing Power of Family Meetings Kevin Campbell

Addiction and Marijuana – Negative Impact on Children and Families Phillip J. “P.J.” Brooks, MA, LMHC

Overview of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Stacy Greeter, MD

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Brain Development, and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Martie Gillen, Ph.D

Busting the Myths and Discovering the Ins and Outs of the Florida Abuse Hotline Dolores King and Meredith Todd

Session 3: 3:45-5:00pm

Policy and Practice Principles Critical to Moving Toward a Kin First System of Child Protection Kevin Campbell

Creating Coordinated Community Responses to Address Intimate Partner Homicide Shena Kitt

Healthy Boundaries with Electronics Stacy Greeter, MD

Preventing Unintended Injuries in Children:  Safety at Home and Beyond Petra Vybiralova

MAT 101 Used in Treatment of Opioid Dependence Jonathan Essenburg and Mike Osborn


Session 4: 9:00-10:15am

Advocating for Children with Disabilities and Learning Differences in a Public-School Setting Mary Smith

The Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences, Human Trafficking, and Addiction as a means of Control by Traffickers Caroline Hofmann

Mental Injury: Hidden Scars, Similar Pains Brad S. Broeder, Ph.D. and Danielle M. Hughes

Mixed Messages:  Making Sense of Methodology Robin Jensen and Tyler Hudgins

Session 5: 10:30-11:45am

Helping Families in the Critical Post Adoption Period Barbara Defazzio

The Impact of Child Welfare Workers' Perceptions of Professional Experience on Reducing Re-Traumatization and Improving Permanence Linda Johnson and Khalilah Louis-Caines

Caught Up: An Exploration of Teen Sex Trafficking within the Hip Hop Drama, "Turnt" Meiko Taylor and Kyra Montaque

Child Trauma: An Introduction to Five APA Supported Evidence Based Treatments Katherine Gibson, Psy.D., ABPP and Amanda Hanson Psy.D.

Session 6: 12:45-2:00pm

Providing Services to Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth in Care Paula Lupton

Applications of Pediatric Neuropsychology - Understanding the Unique Needs of Children with Challenges Veronica P. Medina, Psy.D.

Practical Coping Skills for All Ages Concetta Holmes, LCSW

Multi-Cultural Differences in Language Development of Children Adrienne Fuller

Session 7: 2:15-3:30pm

Self Care in the Child Dependency System Kristopher Kaliebe, MD and Catarolyn Glenn, MA

Substance Use Disorders Samantha Kolb, LCSE and Jennifer Jordan, LMHC

Toxic Stress Concetta Holmes, LCSW

Parentified Kids Cheryl Miller

Session 8: 3:45-5:00pm

The ABCs of Trauma-Informed Care: For Social Service Providers Grace Jean-Pierre

Silent Suffering: Responding to Self-Harm Katie Langer

Recruitment, Experiences, and Relationships Between Guardians ad Litem and Foster Families Morgan Cooley, Ph.D.

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Brain Development, and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Martie Gillen, Ph.D

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