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Georgia CASA Conference 2014 Handouts

Additional handouts will be posted as they are received from the presenters.

Workshops and Presenters

Workshop Block I: 9:45 – 11:15

Maternal Incarceration: Its Effects on Children and Families + Additional Handout 1 + Additional Handout 2 - Christina Semple, M.A., Doctoral Candidate, AIU-California School of Forensic Studies

Privacy Issues for Nonprofits - Stacy Keegan, Senior Attorney, Privacy, Procurement & IT, The Home Depot

Serving Children with Complex Trauma - The Honorable Peggy Walker, Douglas County Juvenile Court

Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Care and Runaway Youth - Molly Casey, Administrator, Teen Parent Connection and Rachel Davidson, Juvenile Court Liaison, Division of Family & Children Services

Effective Student Discipline: Keeping Kids in Class - Rob Rhodes, Director of Projects, Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice

What's New at the Georgia Center for Resources and Support - Brenda Gillespie, Program Manager, Georgia Center for Resources and Support, Families First, Inc.

Talking to Children: Forensic Interviews and Beyond - Rachelle Carnesale, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cherokee County District Attorney’s Office

Georgia CASA Board Meeting

Workshop Block II: 1:15 - 2:45

Better Outcomes for Children: How CASA Volunteers Can Impact Disproportionality and Disparate Outcomes - Terene Bennett, Training Specialist, National CASA

The Impact of Maternal Substance Abuse on Child Development - Dr. Karen Kuehn Howell, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Development Project and Emory Neurodevelopmental Exposures Clinic

ReThink CASA Branding: Channels, Audience, Metrics - Charlotte King, Snowden & King Marketing

Update on the Cold Case Project: Five Years Lessons Learned - Michelle Barclay, Assistant Director, Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children and Tom Rawlings, McMillan & Rawlings, LLP

Individualized Support and Engagement for Young People Transitioning From Foster Care - Shaquita Ogletree, Youth Support Coordinator, MAAC

Educational Advocacy for Children in Foster Care - Jennifer Cardenas, Advocacy Case Manager, CASA of Forsyth County

Effects and Implications of Sexual Abuse on Children in Foster Care - Amy G. Boney, MSW, Lighthouse CAC Director

Skills and Strategies for Working with Fathers - Darrell Green, Staff Development Professional/ Trainer, Georgia State University School of Social Work

Workshop Block III: 3:00 - 4:30

Got Money? Getting All the Revenue Your Nonprofit Needs - Mary Migliaro, CEO, Mission Possible Consulting

Empowerment: Adoption is Forever - Anthony Stover, EmpowermEnt Coordinator, MAAC/Georgia EmpowerMEnt

Implementation of the New Juvenile Code - Angela Tyner, Director of Advocacy & Program Development, Georgia CASA

A Case Study to Inspire New and Experienced CASA Volunteers - Carlene Lewis Redmond, CASA Judicial Program Coordinator, Juvenile Court of Cobb County

Knowing Who You Are: Helping Youth in Care Develop Their Racial and Ethnic Identify - Tracy Evans, Metro Atlanta CASA Collaborative

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children - Kim Washington, Prevention Coordinator, DHS/Division of Family and Children Services

Child Deaths & Serious Injuries Resulting from Child Maltreatment - Melissa Carter, Executive Director, Barton Child Law & Policy Center, Emory School of Law and Christopher Church, Children’s Research Manager, Children’s Law Center, USC School of Law