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Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
April 15, 2018 - April 18, 2018
Sponsoring
Organization(s):
National Indian Child Welfare Association
City: Anchorage
State/Territory: Alaska
Country: USA
Event Site: Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center
Audience/
Additional
Information:
This event will focus on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) child advocacy issues.

Participants represent a cross-section of fields and interests including child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice service providers; legal professionals; students; advocates for children; and tribal, state, and federal leaders.

Conference goals include the following:
- Highlight successful strategies for developing effective services
- Reveal the latest and most innovative child welfare and children's mental health service delivery practices
- Highlight tactics and strategies for financing and sustaining services that impact children
- Showcase strategies for involving youth and families in developing services and policies that lead to systems change
- Create peer-to-peer networks that will assist each other in the work toward permanency for all AI/AN families
- Share the latest research on the well-being of AI/AN children and effective child welfare and children's mental health services, practices, and policies

Visit the exhibit area for NIJ, OJJDP, and OVC resources.
Number of
Attendees:
1100
Event URL: https://www.nicwa.org/conference/
Event
Contact:
Name: Lauren Shapiro
Affiliation: NICWA
Phone: N/A
Email: training@nicwa.org



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