Regional Child Welfare Conference

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April 8, 2016

Learn current information on mental health and welfare of children and families in the foster care system and challenges facing rural and small communities.

Keynote Speaker – Michael Trout, Director, The Infant-Parent Institute

CEUs: Earn up to 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participating in Friday's training.


Conference Schedule:

            10 – 11:30 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: George Sheldon, Director, IDCFS
            11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Luncheon
            12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Training: Michael Trout, Director, The Infant-Parent Institute

Program Location: Stadium Club at Arena, SIU Carbondale

Registration Deadline (MUST PRE-REGISTER): March 25, 2016

Participant Registration Fees: Includes conference materials, lunch, and CEUs

  • On or before March 25, 2016: $35 (NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED DAY OF)

Cancellation/Refund Policy: No refunds will be given once registration has been processed

Registration Options:

  • Participant online registration
  • To register by phone with a VISA, Discover, or MasterCard call Conference and Scheduling Services @ 618/536-7751
  • Fax registration with credit card payment information to 618/453-5680 or email