9th Annual Summit: The Prevention Connection
April 21, 2020 | 8:30–4:45
Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH 03301
Registration Fees: Early-bird: $99, Regular: $125
Join colleagues from family support and strengthening, early care and education, public health, parent leadership, family economic success, mental health, community organizing, and beyond for the ninth annual Strengthening Families Summit.
The Summit is based on the Strengthening Families Framework, a research-based, cost-effective strategy to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce child abuse and neglect. It focuses on building five protective factors that promote healthy outcomes and actions anyone can take to promote these factors in families.
New Hampshire Children’s Trust 9th annual Strengthening Families Summit will examine successful strategies to grow protective factors at the individual, family, and community levels. Please join Child Abuse Prevention Expert Pat Stanislaski and Family Programs Excellence for Children Award winner Corey Best, as well as hundreds of parent leaders and professionals in policy making, family support, early care and education in a day of discovery to strengthen policies, culture, and behaviors that promote family health and well-being.
Explore strategies and approaches representing various levels of the social ecology and examine how these create the context for healthy children, strong families and supportive communities.
Highlight NH efforts that exemplify innovative strategies and approaches.
Explore social norms change regarding accessing community resources.
Recharge and recommit to this critical work.
SAMPLE Schedule Overview
This program has been approved for:
Social Workers: 6 Category 1 continuing education credits by the National Association of Social Workers, NH Chapter. CEU #3512
Family Mediators: 6 Family Dynamics continuing education units by NH Family Mediator Certification Board
Guardians ad Litem: All but 2 workshops have been approved by the Board of Guardians ad Litem (noted below in the workshop descriptions)—total of 6 continuing education units possible
LADAC, MLADAC, CRSW: 6 Continuing education units by the NH Board of Alcohol and other Drug Use Professionals
Certified Prevention Specialists: 6 Continuing education hours in the following domains: #2-Prevention Education & Service Delivery; #4-Community Organization; #5-Public Policy & Environmental Change; #6-Professional Growth & Responsibility
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: #5
CRSW Performance Domains: #4
This program qualifies for:
Early Care and Education: 6 Professional development hours
Nurses: Contact hours for nurses in related fields
All attendees receive a certificate of attendance with hours of education detailed. This may meet the professional development requirement of other professionals.
Meet Our Keynote Speaker:
Pat's experience in child abuse and neglect spans a 30 year period. Most recently, she served as the Administrator for the Office of Early Childhood Services, in the NJ Department of Children & Families. Her duties included providing statewide prevention services for the most vulnerable children – 0 to 6 years old. Prior to this position, Pat served as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project for 23 years. She also served as Executive Director of the National/International Center for Assault Prevention for 12 years. Pat has conducted trainings in child abuse prevention across the United States and in 16 countries outside the U.S. To date, she has trained more than 5,000 people in child abuse prevention strategies.
Pat is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences, state and local seminars and has also presented several webinars on child abuse prevention. She is the recipient of several awards including the prestigious Commissioner’s Award from the US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration of Children, Youth and Families, awarded each year to one person from each state who has made outstanding contributions in the field of child abuse prevention. A long time member of the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), she has served as a member of their Expert Faculty. In addition, she has served as an active member and Membership Chair of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation.
for All Attendees
9:00 – 10:30
Occurences of ACEs in New Hampshire: The Data and Its Implications
Presented by: Laura Milliken, Director Spark NH and Patricia Tilley, Deputy Director of the Division of Public Health Services, NH Department of Health and Human Services
Keynote Address—HOPE: New Insights into the Role of Positive Experiences on Child and Family Development