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Event Details

2017 Social Work Conference

03/17/2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


This workshop will focus on increasing awareness of the many challenges faced by children and adolescents along with recommendations for best practices and innovative services to enhance the well- being of today’s youth.

Victor Vieth, Founder and Senior Director for the Gunderson National Child Protection Training Center will be the keynote speaker. Mr. Veith is nationally recognized in the field of interpersonal violence, trains child protection professionals across the nation on child abuse investigation, prosecution, and prevention and has been instrumental in implementing 22 state and international forensic interview training programs.

The break-out sessions will consist of the following topics: trauma informed practice, substance abuse treatment with adolescents, adolescent eating disorders, LGBTQ and youth, children with incarcerated parents, child abuse and neglect, clinical treatment with clients under 4, and corporal punishment. This workshop will provide tools to assist clinicians in providing effective services that will promote a better future for our child and adolescent clients.

Read more about the conference in an online news release.

For more information, contact Dr. Evi Taylor at etaylor@astate.edu or at 870-972-3984.