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2019 APAC Permanency Conference

Wednesday, March 13, 201911:00 amFriday, March 15, 20191:00 pm
Marriott Birmingham, 3590 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243

APAC coordinates an annual statewide Permanency Conference in collaboration with the Alabama Department of Human Resources to bring 3 days of focused training on meeting the range of needs of foster and adopted children and their families. This conference is geared for anyone who serves foster and adopted children in any capacity and is perfect for DHR staff, service providers and clinicians, as well as foster and adoptive parents. The purpose is to provide a rich experience where participants can take part in relevant, engaging, and practical workshops to help participants feel more prepared, confident, and hopeful for the work they do. We strive to provide this conference in a relaxed setting with self-care opportunities and delicious food to maximize the chances of people not only feeling appreciated but re-energized as they return to serving our most vulnerable populations.

Conference Location:

Marriott Birmingham 3590 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243

Schedule - Wednesday, March 13
11:00 am Registration/Conference Check-In
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm Opening Session
1:45 - 5:00 pm Workshops

Thursday, March 14
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 - 11:45 am Workshops
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Plenary Session
1:45 - 5:00 pm Workshops

Friday, March 15
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am Plenary Sessions
10:15 am - 11:45 am Closing Session
11:45 am Boxed Lunch

Planned Workshop Topics:
The Effects of Adult Attachment Styles on Children
Trauma Informed Culture
Fostering Hope and ETV for IL Youth
Yoga Asssisted Trauma Therapy
Pathways to Permanence
Connecting While Correcting
A New Framework for ILP
Social Media, Boundaries, and Ethics
Self-Care and Professional Resilience
Understanding DHR Adoptions
Non-Identifying Background Summaries
The Dance of Attachment
And any more!

Continuing Education Credits Up to 14 Contact Hours available with 3 hours of Ethics and many workshops will also qualify for clinical hours too!

CAS is an approved CE provider by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners (#0039)
Children's Aid Society of Alabama is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is responsible solely for all aspects of the program.
NBCC Provider #6459


General Admission: $189 Early Bird rate before February 1st (Then $239)
Foster and Adoptive Parents and APAC Independent Contractors $159 (Then $209)
DHR Staff Slots: $0

2018 Highlights of Individuals & Families Served

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