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Georgia CASA Conference 2015 Handouts
Additional handouts will be posted as they are received from the presenters.
Workshops and Presenters
Workshop Block I: 9:45 – 11:15
Privacy Best Practices - How to Manage Your Organization's Privacy Risk; Presentation Five Points - Jonathon Clough, Board Member, Children First, Inc. and Tony Waller, Executive Director, Children First, Inc.
Impact of Trauma on Children and the Child Welfare System - The Hon. Sandy Miller, Paulding County Juvenile Court
Skills and Strategies for Working with Fathers - Darrell Green, Staff Development Professional/Trainer, Georgia State University School of Social Work
Terminating Parental Rights - The Hon. Gerald Bruice, Enotah Circuit Juvenile Courts
Ice Breakers and Getting Acquainted Games - Mike Angstadt, Executive Director, Twin Cedars Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Workshop Block II: 1:15 – 2:45
Advocating for the Educational Needs of Children in Foster Care - Collette Hopkins, Ph.D, Director, Education Advocacy Project, Georgia CASA and Lisa Jones, Education Advocate
Pregnant and Parenting Teens- Molly Casey & Carisma Harper, Teen Parent Connection, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, Inc.
Recent Changes in DFCS Policies & Federal Law- Mitzie Smith, Policy Unit Manager, DFCS and Rachel Davidson, Juvenile Court Liaison, DFCS
The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Children; FY15 State Certified DV Shelters; Tipsheet - Kim Washington, Prevention Coordinator, DFCS
Forensic Interviewing: Tips from the Trenches - Amy Boney, CAC Director, Lighthouse Children's Advocacy Center
Workshop Block III: 3:00 – 4:30
Honest to Good Permanency for Children with Complex Health Care Needs; Post Adoption Supports Disclosure - Karl D. Lehman, President & CEO, Childkind, Inc. and Kim Boykin, Placement Services Director, Childkind, Inc.
Understanding and Serving LGBTQ Youth; Action Planning Form; Position Policy; Statistics Activity Supplements; Terms & Definitions Activity Supplements - Nina Johnson, LMSW, Training Manager, CHRIS Kids
An Inside Look of Foster Care from a Foster Parent's Perspective - Denise Peacock, Coordinator of Foster Care Recruitment, The United Methodist Children's Home